Big Peacock Bass from 2010 3

Big Peacock Bass from 2010, part 3

You know it’s a successful trophy peacock bass fishing trip when you have to post 3 articles covering some of the biggest peacock bass caught during the trip! Our January 2010 adventure along the Rio Negro definitely qualifies as an immensely productive giant peacock bass fishing trip showing everything the mighty river has to offer!

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Peacock Bass on The Amazon Rig!

Amazon Otter houseboat and the guides boat on the Rio Negro
The Otter (L) floating hotel houseboat along the mighty Rio Negro in the Amazon jungle is just ahead. You can see my Amazon Rig tied on the rod on the front deck of our fishing boat as we approach. The guides’ houseboat is on the right.

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

Michael Kinchen and guide on the Rio Negro, Amazon 02-28-2012 peacock bass fishing

Missing the Amazon

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!