Remote Headwaters Access
Rio Negro - Trophy Peacock Bass Fly-in Floating Bungalows
Remote Headwaters Access
Rio Negro Basin - Fly-in Floating Bungalows
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: Heraldo Regis
Format: Double Occupancy
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 on the Blackwater Explorer
- 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 we can’t include are discretionary tipping and travel services provided by other entities. However, we will be happy to arrange these services for you, upon request, as part of our “turn-key” trip package:
- International air transportation. We can advise (or book) Acute Angling clients on international carriers servicing Manaus, Brazil.
- Tipping — discretionary
- Passports — required
- Visas (for those countries where required — U.S., Canada and Australia are exempt.)
- Fly Fishing gear
additional services & options:
Acute Angling provides these additional services and options for its clients as part of our turn-key trip package:
- International air transportation. Our travel representative can arrange and book flights for Acute Angling clients on international carriers servicing Manaus, Brazil.
- 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 occupancy cabins and single boat or reservation upgrades are available upon request.
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 September 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 camp so good? It literally out-distances the competition - 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.
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.
Day 0 — International Travel
Depart U.S. via International flight. Arrive in Manaus in the late evening. 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 Camp
Board our float plane directly to the camp in the early AM. Arrive before midday, relax and enjoy lunch and get your gear 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 remain in camp at your leisure. Relax for an hour at lunchtime each day. Return to camp by 5:00 PM for appetizers, drinks and bragging, followed by a delicious dinner. Jungle hikes, spotlighting trips and catfishing can be arranged.
Early morning, take the floatplane back to Manaus, arriving before noon. Relax in a dayroom at our Manaus home base hotel or arrange a city tour of Manaus. Depart Manaus via International flight around midnight.
NOTE - Trip dates and Itineraries may vary depending on air carriers schedules and availability.
Rio Negro Basin - Trophy Peacock Bass - Headwaters and Tributaries
Fall 2021/Winter 2022 Trips
|FF-01||Oct 8, 2021||Rio Negro||Oct 15, 2021||$5350||2 Openings|
|FF-03||Oct 22, 2021||Rio Negro||Oct 29, 2021||$5350||6 Openings|
|FF-05||Nov 5, 2021||Rio Negro||Nov 12, 2021||$5350||8 Openings|
|FF-06||Nov 12, 2021||Rio Negro||Nov 19, 2021||$5350||4 Openings|
|FF-07||Nov 19, 2021||Rio Negro||Nov 26, 2021||$5350||4 Openings|
|FF-08||Nov 26, 2021||Rio Negro||Dec 3, 2021||$5350||8 Openings|
|FF-09||Dec 3, 2021||Rio Negro||Dec 10, 2021||$5350||6 Openings|
|FF-10||Dec 10, 2021||Rio Negro||Dec 17, 2021||$5350||8 Openings|
|FF-11||Dec 17, 2021||Rio Negro||Dec 23, 2021||$5350||8 Openings|
|FF-12||Dec 23, 2021||Rio Negro||Dec 30, 2021||$5350||8 Openings|
|FF-14||Jan 6, 2022||Rio Negro||Jan 13, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|FF-17||Jan 27, 2022||Rio Negro||Feb 3, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|FF-19||Feb 10, 2022||Rio Negro||Feb 17, 2022||$5350||4 Openings|
Fall 2022/Winter 2023 Trips
|GF-02||Oct 9, 2022||Rio Negro||Oct 16, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-03||Oct 16, 2022||Rio Negro||Oct 23, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-04||Oct 23, 2022||Rio Negro||Oct 30, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-05||Oct 30, 2022||Rio Negro||Nov 6, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-06||Nov 6, 2022||Rio Negro||Nov 13, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-07||Nov 13, 2022||Rio Negro||Nov 20, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-08||Nov 20, 2022||Rio Negro||Nov 27, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-09||Nov 27, 2022||Rio Negro||Dec 4, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-10||Dec 4, 2022||Rio Negro||Dec 11, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-11||Dec 11, 2022||Rio Negro||Dec 18, 2022||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-13||Dec 30, 2022||Rio Negro||Jan 6, 2023||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-14||Jan 6, 2023||Rio Negro||Jan 13, 2023||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-15||Jan 13, 2023||Rio Negro||Jan 20, 2023||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-16||Jan 20, 2023||Rio Negro||Jan 27, 2023||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-17||Jan 27, 2023||Rio Negro||Feb 3, 2023||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-18||Feb 3, 2023||Rio Negro||Feb 10, 2023||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-19||Feb 10, 2023||Rio Negro||Feb 17, 2023||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-20||Feb 17, 2023||Rio Negro||Feb 24, 2023||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-21||Feb 24, 2023||Rio Negro||Mar 3, 2023||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-22||Mar 3, 2023||Rio Negro||Mar 10, 2023||$5350||8 Openings|
|GF-23||Mar 10, 2023||Rio Negro||Mar 17, 2023||$5350||8 Openings|