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Rio Marie Lodge Fishing Report 15th November 2023 

Weather: We had a mixed sunny week with some rainy days.

Temperatures between: 27ºC and 39ºC

River Conditions: River kept rising very slowly, Making the water flow back to the lagoons, which was very desirable.

Fishing Summary: A group formed mostly by Brazilian anglers came to the Marié River, hoping for a good fishing experience. Much to their delight, the fishing turned out to be even better than expected, bringing smiles and laughter to the group.

With the river’s low water level, opting for Intermediate and floating Fly Lines proved to be the perfect choice. Topwater was the name of the game this week.

Fishing stats:

Group: 11 anglers

Peacock Bass Caught: 296

Temensis Over 10lbs: 23

Temensis Over 15lbs: 16

Temensis Over 20lbs: 5

Temensis Over 80cm length: 11


Michael Martinz, an avid fly angler with an insatiable thirst for adventure, found himself deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest at the Marié River. Determined to conquer the elusive peacock bass, he enlisted the expertise of his seasoned guide, Lucas. As the sun cast dappled shadows on the tranquil water of the lagoon, Michael felt the powerful tug of his line, only to be met with disappointment as a massive fish slipped away. Undeterred, he cast again, guided by Lucas’s unwavering confidence. Suddenly, the water erupted in a flurry of energy as Michael grappled with a monstrous 20-pound peacock bass. The jungle echoed with cheers, a testament to the untamed beauty and the beasts of the Marié River.

Rafael Marques and The Marié Guides.


If you would like to learn more about our Rio Marie Lodge tour, you can visit the full tour page here. Alternatively, you can contact our fly fishing expert, Peter Collingsworth, on 01603 407596 or by email at

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