Amazon angler Dave Gizzi gets blasted by a beautiful Butterfly Peacock Bass while ‘chopping some wood’ – ripping a big woodchopper-type topwater lure!
My first day ever Peacock Bass fishing in Brazil I fished with Nick Owings. It was January 18, 2010 and we didn’t know what to expect by expert guide Aligator guided us to a number of nice peacock bass!
Tony P videos Terri catching a small peacock bass on a big topwater doing the woodchopper rip early in the morning. Note the guide calls the fish out before it even hits the plug somehow spotting it in the dark brown-black waters of the Rio Negro even though he is sitting down in the boat!
Sometimes fishing the Amazon is open water and sometimes you have to go right into the jungle after the fish! During our 2012 trip, end of February and early March, unseasonable rains upriver had the Rio Negro running high and up into the jungle!
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