FISHING REPORT     Pirarucu 2018 Season Fishing Report  |  October 19, 2018

Pirarucu Fishing Report 2018
DATE: Sept. 27 – Oct. 5

Water Conditions

Water color: natural
Water level: dropping
Water temperature: ranged between 28–30ºC


Photo: Florian Kaiser

Weather Conditions

Temperature: 30–34ºC
Sunny and overcast days, with some thunderstorms

Fishing Conditions

Flies that worked the best:

Streamers: black and red head, white and red head, and brown and white belly.

Fishing Stats

Anglers: 4 anglers for 4 days of fishing

Total number of fish landed this week:

Arapaima – 26
Arowana – 34
Tambaqui – 6


Biggest fish landed this week (length and weight):

Arapaima – 2.42 m over 250 pounds
Arowana – 77 cm
Tambaqui – 47 cm

Highlights of the week:

George may have caught the biggest arapaima so far — a monster at 2.42 m – and his wife Sharon caught a beast at 2.09 m. This is a remarkable record for a couple!