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Amazon Basin Fishing Report 21st September 2023

Week 11 of our season and fourth on the Matupiri river. We had the pleasure of hosting the whole Hall family. The week started a little bit slow, some of the guys had to adjust their technique while some of the lagoons were a tad high. But as the week moved forward, so did the Hall’s; catching quite a few 15s and 16s with the biggest one caught by Brad – a 17lb unit that wouldn’t stop without a proper fight. Waters keep going down at a fast pace, 3 inches/day and we are planning to stay for a couple weeks more before it becomes too dry and hot for Peacocks.

Weather: We had cloud cover and some short showers that helped cool off the river and our angler although sunny bright skies were the usual during the week. Our South West Zone forecasts roughly the same weather for next week.

Groups: 1

Anglers: 8

Peacock Bass Count: 517

Biggest: 17lbs

Over 8lbs: 95

*Other less aggressive tropical species were left out of the fishing tally.


If you would like to learn more about our stunning Amazon river basin destination and how you can join in on the action and fish it for yourself, take a closer look at our tour page. If you have any questions regarding this tour, you can contact our freshwater fly fishing team on 01603 407596 or by emailing them at and one of the team will help you with your query.

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