Amazônica Lodge

Lure, Fly & Bait Fishing Vacation in the Southern Amazon Jungle

Trip Summary

Destination Amazônica Lodge in the state of Pará - Rio Teles Pires, Rio São Beneditos and Rio Apiacás
Country Brazil
Season Nov-May mainly for big Cats, and June - Oct for all species
Trip Type Jungle Lodge Fishing on the Rio Teles Pires, Rio São Beneditos and Rio Apiacás
Species Cichla pinima Peacock Bass, Cichla mirianae 'Flame/Fire' Peacock Bass (on the Rio Beneditos only), Payara/Vampire Fish, Bicuda, Silver Drum and many more species on lures and flies, Pacu and Tambaqui, Cats including Piraiba, Redtails, Jau, Flat-Whiskered, Lince, Jundia, Cachára and Capararí Surubim/Shovelnosed Cats and much more ......
Description Comfortable jungle lodge accommodation close to the river with many jungle fishing opportunities.
Cost $4500 per angler including charter flights Alta Floresta to Lodge return or $4350 overland by car/van return
Duration 7 nights and 6 days fishing


Trip Introduction

The Amazon Awaits: A Paradise for Anglers

The Amazon beckons with an incredible diversity of fish, offering an unforgettable experience for bait, lure and fly fishing enthusiasts.

Lure Fishing:

Explosive Action: Target ferocious fighters like Peacock Bass, huge Bicuda, Payara/Vampire Fish, Silver Drum, Matrinxã and Piranha on lures or flies, experiencing heart-pounding strikes and blistering runs.

Expect the Unexpected: For fast-water species like Bicuda and Payara, strong gear are a must to handle their lightning-fast attacks that can rip line off your reel at an alarming pace.

Peacock Bass Paradise: Peacock Bass readily attack lures and flies with fierce determination.

Fly Fishing:

Effortless Elegance: Fly fishing is a rewarding way to target many Amazonian species. Experience the grace and precision of this technique as you cast to a variety of fish.

Bait Fishing Bounty:

Monster Catfish: Cut bait and live bait become irresistible for a wide range of catfish species, including the Giant Piraiba, Jau, Redtails, Lince, Flat-Whiskered, Leopard, Surubim Cats and more. These "monsters of the deep" will put up a fight you won't forget. 

The Fishing

The Untamed Symphony of the Amazon:

The Amazon rainforest isn’t just a symphony of sights and sounds. Beneath the emerald canopy lies a hidden world teeming with an unparalleled diversity of fish, a veritable paradise for anglers of all stripes. Whether you wield the finesse of a fly rod, the precision of a lure, or the patience of bait fishing, the Amazon offers an unforgettable experience that will have your heart pounding and your muscles burning.

The Thrill of the Chase: Lure and Fly Fishing Extravaganza

Forget tranquil mornings on a calm lake. Here, the action is explosive! Target ferocious fighters like the Peacock Bass, a dazzling explosion of colors that attacks lures and flies with unmatched aggression. Be prepared for heart-stopping strikes and blistering runs that will test your reflexes and equipment.

But the Amazon isn’t just about brute strength. For sleek, silver torpedoes like the Bicuda and the aptly named Payara, also known as the Vampire Fish, lightning-fast attacks are the norm. These predators will rip line off your reel at an alarming pace, demanding strong gear and even stronger nerves.

Peacock Bass Paradise: Where Colors Collide

Imagine casting your lure under the watchful eyes of vibrantly colored birds, only to have a flash of emerald green erupt from the water in a spectacular explosion of fighting fury. That’s the magic of Peacock Bass fishing in the Amazon. These prized fish congregate around rocky islands and banks, readily attacking lures and flies with a ferocity that belies their stunning beauty.

Fly Fishing Nirvana: Grace Meets Challenge

For those who appreciate the art of fly fishing, the Amazon offers a unique opportunity to test your skills against a diverse range of species.  Here, patience and precision reign supreme, rewarding the angler who can master the art of a delicate presentation.

The Power Beneath the Surface: Bait Fishing Bounty

If sheer power is what gets your adrenaline pumping, then the Amazon’s monstrous catfish are the ultimate quarry. Unveiling the secrets of the river bottom with strategically placed cut bait or live offerings, you might find yourself battling a Giant Piraiba, a legendary leviathan that can grow to well over 200 pounds here. Other worthy adversaries include the Jau, the Redtail Catfish, and the aptly named Lince with its spotted body, and much more …..

The Amazon isn’t just a fishing destination; it’s an adventure that will leave you breathless. So, grab your rod, pack your tackle box, and prepare to be swept away by the untamed symphony of the Amazon.

The Accommodation

Immerse Yourself in the Amazon: Your Home Base at Amazônica Lodge

Unwind in Comfort After Your Epic Adventure

Imagine this: you return from a day battling monstrous catfish, your arms pleasantly sore and your heart still pounding from the thrill of the chase. You step back into the welcoming embrace of Amazônica Lodge, a comfortable haven nestled in the heart of the Amazon. Our shared private rooms, each with the flexibility to accommodate up to three anglers, provide ample space to relax and unwind – perfect for families looking to create lasting memories together.

Prime Location for Unmatched Fishing

Located conveniently in the state of Pará, Amazônica Lodge offers unparalleled access to the Amazon’s legendary fishing grounds. A short charter flight from Alta Floresta brings you right to our doorstep, situated directly on the riverbank. This prime location eliminates wasted travel time and puts you face-to-face with the incredible aquatic bounty that awaits. Cast your line mere steps from your room and experience the thrill of hooking a trophy fish!

More Than Just Fishing: A Celebration of Amazonian Hospitality

At Amazônica Lodge, your experience extends far beyond the thrill of the catch. Our friendly staff is dedicated to pampering you with delicious meals, prepared fresh daily using local ingredients. Savor the flavors of the Amazon as you recount the day’s adventures and soak in the breathtaking beauty of the rainforest. We take pride in offering exceptional service and genuine hospitality, ensuring your stay is as unforgettable as the fishing itself.

Amazônica Lodge – Your Gateway to an Unforgettable Amazonian Adventure

– 4 double apartments with single beds
– 2 triple apartments with single beds
– 4 chalets with two double beds

All rooms have a private bathroom with hot water shower, bed linen and towels,
and air conditioning.

Travel Plan

Day 1: arrive in Alta Floresta, via Cuiabá and São Paulo, charter flight (35mins) or overland transfer (3 – 4hrs) to Lodge, get your tackle ready for the next day and overnight

Days 2 – 7: six days guided fishing

Day 8: leave after breakfast by charter plane back to Alta Floresta and onwards journey home.

What Does it Cost?

DURATION 7 nights and 6 days fishing
COST $4500 per angler including charter flights Alta Floresta to Lodge return or $4350 overland by car/van return
OCCUPANCY Cost based on Double Occupancy
INCLUDED All food and standard beverages (including Caiparinhas) while at lodge and while fishing, daily laundry, 7 nights at the lodge with 6 full days guided fishing based on double occupancy, cut/dead baits and 20 live Tuviras (Electric Knifefish) per angler per day.
NOT INCLUDED International and internal flights to and from Alta Floresta, transfer by road or by charter plane to the lodge, any extra hotel stays, visas, meals and drinks while not at lodge, any tips, hard liquor, wine, fishing tackle *Medium and Heavy rods and reels for Catfish can be rented - inquire on prices ** Charter flights or overland drive to and from the lodge from Alta Floresta to be quoted separately
  • A 50% deposit is required to reserve places when booking. The remaining payment is due 90 days before actual trip starts.
  • The weight allowance for charter flights is 15kgs in total per person, including hand luggage. Unlimited for land transfers
  • Tips – suggested $100 per person for the guide(s) and $100 per person to be shared by the lodge staff. Tips to be given directly to your guide and to the trip host for the staff.
  • A full tackle guide and gear list will be provided once a deposit payment has been received for reservation of trip.
  • Through our travel agent partners we are able to secure excellent rates for all your international and domestic flights and travel insurance that are not included in our packages. Please ask for Details.
  • Please inquire with your doctor for any other medications or vaccines needed.


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