The Ultimate Trip - Most Deluxe - Most Peacocks

" . . . one of the top 10 fly fishing lodges in the world." ForbesLife magazine.


70% of our clients repeat this trip

large peacock bass

Land 20 to 100+ peacock bass per day—some will be huge. The Lodge has fishing rights to over 100 miles of Agua Boa River. Giant reserve area with birds, wildlife, no people, and no mosquitoes. Fishing is usually best October 25 - January 1. Excellent guides paddle and pole boats. You’re guided two anglers per boat. Additional boats are kept on 12-plus lakes, a short hike away. Each of the boats has a GPS SPOT device in case of an emergency the guides can have contact with the Lodge.
If you desire to tie your flies, email Guy Schoenborn to send you fly samples.
New requirements:
• All guests must have Global Rescue or some other equivalent form of medical evacuation insurance in the event of an emergency.
• And, all guests must sign a release form.
As of 2018, the CDC now recommends a
Yellow Fever Vaccination for most of Brazil,
including ALL Peacock Bass Fishing Areas.
Click here for CDC link.

A great trip for couples

view of lodge and pool

Air-conditioned cottages with tiled baths, double-sized beds, and free Wi-Fi. The Lodge has satellite TV with English channels, rec room, a large lounge area, and a 65-foot swimming pool with swim-up bar. Three-course dinners, with a main course buffet. Wine is served with dinner. The Lodge hosts a maximum of 12 anglers each week.

The Agua Boa River

fishing the Agua Boa

Package includes: Airport reception, three ground transfers in Manaus (airport transfers to hotel and charter in Manaus), roundtrip private charter flight from Manaus to the Lodge, lodging and meals at the Lodge, soft drinks, beer, wine, daily laundry service, guided fishing, fishing license, (flies are provided on our hosted trips) and fly patterns (if you tie), and upon request, Larry’s 64-page eBook Fly fishing for Peacock Bass.
Package does not include:  International airfare, Brazilian visa, satellite telephone calls, liquor, airport taxes, overnight hotel and meals in Manaus, mandatory trip evacuation and medical insurance, 10 to 15% guide and staff gratuities at the Lodge, fishing tackle, and anything not mentioned under inclusions.

Our Hosted Fishing Weeks at Agua Boa

We've hosted fishing trips at Agua Boa for the thirteen consecutive years. Larry Schoenborn hosted his first group here in 2004. You're not restricted to our hosted weeks. Provided there are openings, we can book Agua Boa Amazon Lodge for a time that works best for you. Prices are subject to change.


2018 Hosted Holiday Weeks  $4,300.00 (save $850.00)

  • November 16-24,  2018:  Eric Schoenborn hosts
  • Nov. 23 - Dec. 1,  2018:  Eric Schoenborn hosts
  • Christmas Week Special:
  • December 21-29,  2018:  Unhosted

2019 Hosted Fishing Weeks
7-nights and 6 ½-days guided fishing $5,400.00

  • Non-angler companion:  $2,700.00
    • October 25 - Nov. 2, 2019:  Archie Adams hosts
    • November 1-9,  2019:  Rich Romersa hosts
    • November 8-16,  2019:  John Holpuch hosts
    • November 15-23,  2019:  Guy Schoenborn hosts

    2019 Hosted Holiday Weeks  $4,550.00 (save $850.00)

  • Non-angler companion:  $2,275.00
    • November 22-30,  2019:  Guy Schoenborn hosts
    • Nov. 29 - Dec. 7,  2019:  Host to be determined
    • Christmas Week Special:
    • December 20-28,  2019:  Unhosted week
    • Rates are per person, double occupancy, unless listed otherwise.

    2020 Hosted Fishing Weeks
    7-nights and 6 ½-days guided fishing

    • October 30 - November 7:  Archie Adams hosts
    • November 6-14:  Brad Staples hosts
    • November 13-21:  John Holpuch hosts
    • Hosted Holiday Weeks - Save $850.00 off Reg. price:
    • November 20-28:  Guy Schoenborn hosts
    • November 27 - December 5:  Guy Schoenborn hosts
    • Christmas Week Special:
    • December 18-26:  Unhosted week

    Call 1-800-205-3474 for more Information:

    Request an Agua Boa Information Packet  

    Agua Boa Amazon Lodge - Hosted Weeks

    Agua Boa Trip Report

    Jack Henderson and Host Brad Staples had a fantastic fishing week. Note the vertical black lines, this peacock is in the three-bar-color phase.

    Brad Staples and guide with Agua Boa peacock bass

    Agua Boa at Christmas

    Brad Staples with a peacock bass in the spotted-color-phase called “Paca” in Portuguese. The lines of the three-bar-phase, are just beginning to show.

    Doug Camp with spotted peacock bass - during hosted trip

    Doug Camp

    There are three species of peacock bass on the Agua Boa: the butterfly, spotted/temensis and azul. Like their namesake, the spot on their tail fins resembles the eyes on a peacock's tail feathers.

    The large, barrel-like mouth of a peacock bass

    bucket mouth of a peacock

    Multiple species are available at Agua Boa: payara, catfish, arowana . . . yet peacock bass are the most prized.

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