FISHING REPORT     Pirarucu 2018 Season Fishing Report  |  September 17, 2018

Pirarucu Fishing Report 2018

DATE: September 9-16

Water Conditions

Water color: natural
Water level: dropping fast
Water temperature: ranged between 26–28°C


Weather Conditions

Temperature: ranged between 28–32°C
Sunny most days but overcast mid-week with some showers

Fishing Conditions

Flies that worked the best: red/black, white/green, green/yellow; streamers 2/0 to 4/0 hook

Total number of fish landed this week: 311

20 Arapaima  
288 Arowana  
3 Tambaqui

Biggest fish landed this week (length and weight):

Arapaima……………1,97 m and 200 lbs
Arowana…………….82 cm and 6 lbs
Tambaqui……………60 cm and 9 lbs


Highlights of the week:

Chilean angler Jorge caught two huge arapaima in one morning, and one of them was the biggest fish of the week, measuring almost two meters!

The water dropped very quickly, and the action increased considerably.

José David Bravo and Nico had a Pirarucu Grand Slam: arapaima, arowana and tambaqui!