Remote Headwaters Access

Rio Negro - Trophy Peacock Bass Fly-in Floating Bungalows

Remote Headwaters Access

Rio Negro Basin - Fly-in Floating Bungalows

Trip Details

Species: Peacock Bass (giant catfish and other species depending on location).

Country: Brazil (Central Amazon Region)

Fishery: Amazon Lowlands — Rio Negro basin, selected trophy rivers.

Season: mid-October - mid-March

Accommodation Type: Floating Bungalow Camp

Hosted by: Jose Abelenda

Format: Double Occupancy

What's Included

All of the following are included with the price of this “all-inclusive” trip:

  • Comprehensive travel insurance for our clients (up to age 75) is provided via IMG Insurance.
  • Comprehensive Medical and site Evacuation services are provided via Global Rescue.
  • Airport assistance and transfers
  • Overnight at our Manaus home-base hotel.
  • Six (6) + days of fishing
  • Seven (7) nights at our Floating Bungalows
  • Double or single occupancy cabin
  • Gourmet meals; fine wines
  • Well-stocked open bar
  • Charter flights
  • Fishing licenses, lures, rods & reels
  • Guided fishing (2 anglers/ boat)
  • Dayroom at our Manaus home-base hotel

What's Not Included:

The only things that aren’t included in our packages are discretionary tipping and flights provided by commercial airlines. However, we will be happy to arrange and book your flights for you, with no service charge, as part of our “turn-key” trip package:

  • International air transportation. We recommend that you use our free service to arrange and book your international flights.
  • Tipping — discretionary
  • Passports — required
  • Visas — no visa is required for U.S., Canada and Australia.
  • Fly Fishing gear is not included.

additional FREE services, external services & Upgrades:

Acute Angling provides these additional  services, options and upgrades for its clients as part of our turn-key trip package:

  • International air transportation. We recommend that you use our free service to arrange and book your international flights.
  • All fishing tackle needed for this trip is included at no charge - However, for those who just have to have something additional, specialized gear, species and location specific, is available through; www.tackle-box.net
  • Complete passport and visa service is available from ItsEasy Visa Services.
  • Single boat reservation upgrades are available upon request.

Description

Acute Angling owns, operates, outfits and organizes the Amazon’s finest fishing trips, Experts in Amazon fishing since 1994, we are dedicated to your satisfaction. We have honed and polished our mechanisms in order to help fulfill your fishing dreams. Our fly-in floating bungalows are a specialized tool designed to let us access fisheries that may be otherwise inaccessible. With the availability of a range of different Amazon fly-in fisheries and the flexibility to move into the best performing locations at any given time from late August through March, there is no better way to experience the Amazon up-close and personal. A full range of dates and location options are available for your selection.

What makes this type of operation so effective? It literally out-distances other mechanisms - our Fly-In Floating Bungalow camp is a specialized fishing tool, providing shallow-water access, mobility, comfort and security. We select locations with productive secluded lagoons, hours away from more navigable waters in less remote places. On arrival from the US, you travel directly to our Floating Bungalow camp via a new, state-of-the-art, 8 passenger Cessna Caravan turbo prop floatplane, effectively eliminating daily 3-5 hour boat travel or expensive daily Fly-Outs.

When you’re ready for the trip of a lifetime, Acute Angling will make sure that you have the best of all possible access to the most amazing freshwater fish in the world, in full comfort and security. Don’t settle for less. Pick your dates and fishing preferences, we’ll do the rest. Come challenge the mighty peacock bass and leave the crowds behind.

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Peacock Bass Fishing Map Peacock Bass Fishing trophy Peacock Bass Fly Fishing Peacock Bass Fly Fishing The Floating Bungalow camp on the move

Accommodations

Our Fly-In Floating Bungalow Camp is the perfect fishing tool for accessing difficult to navigate regions of the Amazon lowlands, providing full mobility and surprising comfort. On arrival from the US, you travel directly to our Floating Bungalow camp via a new, state-of-the-art, 8 passenger Cessna Caravan turbo prop floatplane, effectively eliminating commercial flights, long (5-7 hour) boat travel or expensive daily Fly-Outs.

Peacock Bass Fishing exploration

Amazon peacok bass floating bungalow fishing camp

Roomy (10' x 15') cabins with room to relax and plenty of storage space.
Roomy (10' x 15') cabins with room to relax and plenty of storage space. (Click to Enlarge)
Two meter high ceilings. No ducking necessary for six-footers.
Two meter high ceilings. No ducking necessary for six-footers. (Click to Enlarge)
Enjoy cool evening air or chill out with your individually controlled air conditioner.
Enjoy cool evening air or chill out with your individually controlled air conditioner. (Click to Enlarge)
Private bathrooms w/sink, toilet and fan. Separate, hot shower stall in each cabin.
Private bathrooms w/sink, toilet and fan. Separate, hot shower stall in each cabin. (Click to Enlarge)

Sample Itinerary

Day 0 — International Travel
Depart U.S. via International flight. Arrive in Manaus, time depending on your itinerary. After clearing customs, our transfer guide will meet you and bring you to our Manaus home-base hotel, where you’ll overnight.

Day 1 — Transfer to Bungalows
Board our floatplane to the Bungalows in the early AM. Arrive before midday and receive a thorough orientation, then relax and enjoy lunch and get ready for an afternoon of fishing.

Day 2 through Day 7
Six full days of fishing. Your angling day begins with a 5:30 AM wake up call followed by breakfast at 6:00 AM. Your guide will be ready to depart at first light, although you can always choose to sleep-in at your leisure. Relax for an hour at lunchtime each day. Return to the bungalows by 5:00 PM for appetizers, drinks and bragging, followed by a delicious dinner. Jungle hikes and spotlighting trips can be arranged.

Day 8
Early morning, take the floatplane back to Manaus, arriving before noon. Depending on your international flight itinerary, relax in a dayroom at our Manaus home base hotel or arrange a city tour of Manaus or head to the airport to depart Manaus via your International flight.

NOTE - Trip dates and Itineraries may vary depending on air carriers schedules and availability.

Peacock Bass Fishing

Current Availability

Rio Negro Basin - Trophy Peacock Bass - Headwaters and Tributaries

Fall 2021/Winter 2022 Trips

Trip No. Departure Area Returns Price Availability
FF-01 Oct 7, 2021 Rio Negro Oct 14, 2021 $4950 7 Openings
FF-02 Oct 15, 2021 Rio Negro Oct 22, 2021 $4950 OPEN
FF-03 Oct 22, 2021 Rio Negro Oct 29, 2021 $4950 6 Openings
FF-04 Oct 29, 2021 Rio Negro Nov 5, 2021 $4950 OPEN
FF-05 Nov 5, 2021 Rio Negro Nov 12, 2021 $4950 4 Openings
FF-06 Nov 12, 2021 Rio Negro Nov 19, 2021 $4950 4 Openings
FF-07 Nov 19, 2021 Rio Negro Nov 26, 2021 $4950 4 Openings
FF-08 Nov 26, 2021 Rio Negro Dec 3, 2021 $4950 OPEN
FF-09 Dec 3, 2021 Rio Negro Dec 10, 2021 $4950 OPEN
FF-10 Dec 10, 2021 Rio Negro Dec 17, 2021 $4950 OPEN
FF-11 Dec 17, 2021 Rio Negro Dec 23, 2021 $4950 OPEN
FF-12 Dec 23, 2021 Rio Negro Dec 30, 2021 $4950 OPEN
FF-13 Dec 30, 2021 Rio Negro Jan 6, 2022 $4950 OPEN
FF-14 Jan 6, 2022 Rio Negro Jan 13, 2022 $4950 OPEN
FF-15 Jan 13, 2022 Rio Negro Jan 20, 2022 $4950 OPEN
FF-17 Jan 27, 2022 Rio Negro Feb 3, 2022 $4950 4 Openings
FF-19 Feb 10, 2022 Rio Negro Feb 17, 2022 $4950 6 Openings

Fall 2022/Winter 2023 Trips

Trip No. Departure Area Returns Price Availability
GF-02 Oct 9, 2022 Rio Negro Oct 16, 2022 $4950 4 Openings
GF-06 Nov 6, 2022 Rio Negro Nov 13, 2022 $4950 OPEN
GF-07 Nov 13, 2022 Rio Negro Nov 20, 2022 $4950 OPEN
GF-08 Nov 20, 2022 Rio Negro Nov 27, 2022 $4950 OPEN
GF-09 Nov 27, 2022 Rio Negro Dec 4, 2022 $4950 OPEN
GF-10 Dec 4, 2022 Rio Negro Dec 11, 2022 $4950 OPEN
GF-11 Dec 11, 2022 Rio Negro Dec 18, 2022 $4950 OPEN
GF-13 Dec 30, 2022 Rio Negro Jan 6, 2023 $4950 OPEN
GF-14 Jan 6, 2023 Rio Negro Jan 13, 2023 $4950 OPEN
GF-16 Jan 20, 2023 Rio Negro Jan 27, 2023 $4950 OPEN
GF-17 Jan 27, 2023 Rio Negro Feb 3, 2023 $4950 1 Opening
GF-18 Feb 3, 2023 Rio Negro Feb 10, 2023 $4950 OPEN
GF-19 Feb 10, 2023 Rio Negro Feb 17, 2023 $4950 OPEN
GF-20 Feb 17, 2023 Rio Negro Feb 24, 2023 $4950 OPEN
GF-21 Feb 24, 2023 Rio Negro Mar 3, 2023 $4950 OPEN
GF-22 Mar 3, 2023 Rio Negro Mar 10, 2023 $4950 OPEN
GF-23 Mar 10, 2023 Rio Negro Mar 17, 2023 $4950 OPEN

*Note — Dates not shown are full.

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