FISHING REPORT     Pirarucu 2018 Season Fishing Report  |  October 22, 2018

Pirarucu Fishing Report 2018
DATE: Oct. 5–9

Water Conditions

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


Weather Conditions

Temperature: 34ºC with some rain during the week

Fishing Conditions

Flies that worked the best:

Streamers with the following patterns: black and red head, white and red head, and brown and white belly.

Fishing Stats

Anglers: 6 anglers for 4 days of fishing

Total number of fish landed this week:

Arapaima – 49
Arowana – 27
Tambaqui – 5

Biggest fish landed this week (length and weight)

Arapaima – 2.37m over 260 pounds
Arowana – 79 cm
Tambaqui – 49 cm


Highlights of the week:

Water levels were very low, and arapaima were caught mostly with floating and intermediate lines. Tim, the host from Fly Castaway, caught two of this week’s biggest fish — one reaching 2.37m and another at 2.33m. Another noticeable catch, by Dirk, reached 2.23m and weighed more than 200 pounds.