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Guide to the Best Flies for Peacock Bass Fly Fishing in Brazil

The enigmatic Amazon Basin, stretching a staggering 6.7 million square kilometres across Brazil, is an angler’s dream. Beyond its dense rainforests and meandering waterways, it hosts one of the most sought-after freshwater game fish – the Peacock Bass. Vibrant and vicious, this fish represents a challenging but rewarding pursuit for those who dare to take it on. This guide is […]
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How Much Should You Tip Your Fishing Guide?

A topic that is discussed on many fishing trips but is crucial to maintaining the buoyant spirit of our beloved guides – is how much should you tip your fishing guide. When embarking on a fishing journey, the guide is more than just a person helping you find the best spots. They’re your navigator, advisor, and sometimes, your photographer, ensuring […]

The best Icelandic salmon fly patterns

Iceland is a fly angler’s paradise, renowned for its pristine rivers and abundant populations of Atlantic salmon. The thrill of battling these powerful fish amidst Iceland’s breathtaking landscapes is an experience that every angler dreams of. To maximize your chances of success, choosing the right flies is crucial. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the best Icelandic salmon fly […]

Sportquest Holidays – The Story So Far

For those that didn’t know, this week it’s our 20th birthday, and we’re celebrating this milestone with a host of different destination spotlights, videos from the archive and a series of blog posts letting you know more about precisely what we do and our story so far.  In this blog, we spent 15 minutes with our CEO and founder, Peter […]

Our Solo Traveller Trips Explained

Our innovative, famous solo traveller trips have proven incredibly popular through the years, and we specifically designed them to cater for the needs of single anglers and pairs of friends. As many of our lodges worldwide base their bookings on groups of four anglers or more, any groups under this number get hit with a surcharge to make up the […]

Meet The Team – Sportquest Holidays

As part of our 20th birthday celebrations, we thought we’d run a feature on the fantastic team we have here at Sportquest Holidays, from those in our marketing department who produce all the content you see online to those in admin and sales who speak with you all and help organise your holidays, to those in accounts that help keep […]

Sportquest Holidays Tried & Tested – Over Twenty Years In Business

Having been in business for over twenty years, we are you’re tried and tested travel provider when it comes to organising adventurous, fishing and shooting holidays of a lifetime. Here are a few facts about us that you might not know and might find helpful. Did you know we offer holidays to over fifty countries? The world is big, and […]

Peter Collingsworth’s Most Memorable Fishing Moments

I’ve been looking back over the past couple of decades and reminiscing, not just about the business but about some of the destinations I’ve visited and some of the fish I’ve been lucky enough to catch. So I thought I’d put pen to paper and share a few of these special captures from around the globe, with many of them […]

Top Destinations To Catch the 5 Types of Pacific Salmon

We here at Sportquest Holidays offer a range of breathtaking fishing experiences for types of Salmon, we have created this wonderful list of our top destinations to target the 5 types of Pacific Salmon for you to look at and hopefully assist you with picking the perfect location for you. Canadian Destinations to target the 5 types of Pacific Salmon […]

Peacock Bass Fishing In Brazil – 10 Things You Need To Know

Rio Marie is our Peacock Bass fishing destination located deep in the heart of the Amazon Jungle in Brazil. It offers travelling fly rods the chance to fish for some of the most significant numbers and sizes of Peacock Bass found anywhere in the world. As well as offering standard trips to this remote location, in 2024, we’re also running […]
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