Fly fishing is also a wonderful way to search out many species with amazing results. Most of the faster-water species like Bicuda and Payara will rip line off your reel at a blistering pace and stripping gloves must be worn to avoid cuts and burns. Peacock Bass congregating around the rocky islands and banks of the river will attack flies with abandon.
As well as a killer method for catching Payaras also known as ‘Vampire Fish’, cut bait and live bait fishing can be very productive in these two rivers for many species of Cats. Spotted Piranambú, Barbado, Redtails, Jau, three species of Surubim/Shovel-nose Cats, the Piraiba/Freshwater Shark and other interesting monsters of the deep!