‘Gator’ Jim starts out your ordinary Amazon peacock bass angler but becomes Gator Jim when he snags a full-grown Spectacled Caiman that isn’t the baby he thought might make cute pictures but a 7 to 8 foot adult monster! A 30 minute battle ensues ending in pandemonium!
I was very fortunate to start a new adventure with Ron Speed Jr’s Adventures peacock bass fishing the mighty Rio Negro in the Brazilian Amazon jungle on February 28th, 2012! Traveling aboard the Otter houseboat on the river that produced the IGFA world record is not a bad way to spend 6 days fishing at all! Continue reading
This is Dan Kimmel reporting in. I haven’t been back to the mighty Amazon River, specifically the Rio Negro, since February 2012 and I sure do miss the jungle and those amazing peacock bass! Hoping to make it back on a future trip for another crack at the world record peacock bass that swim the massive Rio Negro (Black River)!
This is a picture of my fishing partner during the last trip, Michael Kinchen, and one of our daily local guides – changes every day to a different guide so you get a fresh look at the river and hot fishing spots every day!