Photo:  Agua Boa Amazon Lodge - Brazil

Peacock Bass Fishing

At the Best Lodges, Liveaboards, and Floating Cabins

Peacock bass are an aggressive, hard fighting, and beautiful fish, known for their hand-blistering, long runs. They were one of Larry Schoenborn's favorite species. Fierce hunters, their explosive topwater strike, and surprising ability to break heavy lines and leaders, make them one of the most desired species to pursue.

Brazil - Agua Boa Amazon Lodge

Agua Boa Peacock Bass

Agua Boa Amazon a fly-fishing-only lodge was voted "one of the top 10 fly fishing lodges in the world," by Forbes magazine, 2010. We've hosted trips here for 16 consecutive years.
See Hosted Weeks for 2021 and 2022.

Brazil - Itapará Lodge

Itapara Lodge

Lure or Fly Fishing. Two lodges, 40 Miles Apart. Itapará Lodge is 250 miles north of Manaus. The Itapará River is renowned for some of the largest peacock bass up to 25-pounds in size.
Join our 2022 Hosted Week.

Brazil - Kendjam Lodge

Iriri River Fishing

Fly fishing only. Target over ten different species in crystal clear fast waters. The Iriri River system runs over a huge granite base. Wet wading and sightcasting opportunities. You'll stay in cabin-style safari tents with box-spring beds.

Brazil - Rio Marié Liveaboard

Rio Marié Fishing

The Rio Marié is the most remote river in the Brazilian Amazon and is referred to as the River of Giants, and is more than 400 miles by floatplane from Manaus, Brazil. You'll stay aboard the Untamed Amazon. Wi-Fi, four-course dinners, and great fishing.

Brazil - River Plate Anglers

River Plate Anglers

Flies or Lures. Rio Negro Peacock Bass Fishing. Utilizing floating cabins, River Plate has perfected a highly developed system to fish the Amazon River for peacock bass. River Plate Anglers have exclusive entry permits to fish on Indian reserves and government preserves.

Brazil - New! Uneuixi River

Uneuixi River Peacock Bass

New! Exclusive Trophy Peacock Bass Fishery. After being closed for 13 years, River Plate's trophy peacock bass fishery is back! On the second day of reopening in 2018, 84 peacocks were landed by a party of seven anglers with 12 trophies above 17lbs and up to 22 lbs.

Bolivia - Caño Negro Lodge

Cano Negro

Flies or Lures. Caño Negro Lodge is located in the midst of protected rivers and lagoons holding huge populations of gamefish. Due to the fishing and the exotic wildlife, this area has been nicknamed the Jurassic Park of the Amazon.

Colombia - Tomo River

Tomo River fly or lure fishing

Fly or Lure fishing for large peacock bass. Afloat Fishing in Colombia offers a remote peacock bass fishing trip on the Tomo River, one of Colombia's most virgin ecosystems. The floating camp moves anglers through the Tomo River system.

Fly Fishing for Peacock Bass

Larry Schoenborn

Peacock bass are the ultimate fly rod fish and are known for their unbelievable power and speed. Larry Schoenborn, pioneer and host of the popular television show Fishing the West, tackles basic and advanced fly fishing techniques, popular fly patterns, mistakes anglers make, equipment to bring, and much more. Click here for the Amazon Link.

Fishing Travel Experts

Guy Schoenborn

1-800-205-3474 ext. 1

MT Office:  406-322-5709


Brad Staples

1-800-205-3474 ext. 3

Cell (503) 250-0558