The Pirarucu Lodge in Brazil is a popular destination for fly fishing enthusiasts looking to target the giant arapaima (pirarucu in Portuguese) fish species. The lodge is located in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, on the shores of the Jufari River, which is known for its large population of arapaima.
The lodge offers a variety of fly fishing packages, including full-day and half-day trips, as well as multi-day packages that include lodging, meals, and guided fishing trips. They provide top-of-the-line equipment, experienced guides, and a variety of fishing techniques, such as fly fishing, spin fishing, and lure fishing.
The lodge also offers a variety of non-fishing activities, such as jungle hikes, river cruises, and bird watching for those who want to experience the Amazon rainforest.
It is important to note that the Pirarucu Lodge is located in a remote area, and access is via boat or small plane.
As arapaima is a vulnerable species, the lodge implements catch and release policies and encourage the use of barbless hooks. It is also important to consider the conservation status of the species before targeting them.
In summary, The Pirarucu Lodge in Brazil offers an excellent opportunity to fly fish for the giant arapaima fish species in the heart of the Amazon rainforest with professional guides and top-of-the-line equipment while also considering the conservation of the species.
You can contact Wild on the Fly Adventure Travel for more information.