(Payara - Amazon 'Wolf Fish')
AMAZON SPORTS FISHING
South America is becoming a popular fishing destination for the sportsman that eagerly seeks out the ultimate thrills of the sport. The Amazon River is home to more species of freshwater fish then any other river on the planet - 2,000 and counting.
Here is a list of the popular game fish:
- Peacock Bass (Tucunari)
- Payara (Chambira)
- Oscar (Carahuasu)
- Piranha (Pana)
- Red-tailed Catfish (Pez Torre)
- Tiger Shovelnose Catfish (Doncella)
- Dorado Catfish
- Giant Clawed Catfish (Turushuqui)
- Shark Catfish (Mota)
Sports fishing is at it's best during the dry season - May through September, but we are prepared to assist you anytime of year to experience Amazon fishing.
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