Category Archives: Fish

Sweet Curaray Peacock bass!

I’ve just returned from a 14 day Sport fishing trip up the famous Curaray River. Curaray river is shared by Peru and Equador being a main tributary of the Napo river which eventually ends roughly two hundred miles downstream in … Continue reading

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Giant black Pacu caught

Colossoma macroponum – Black pacu- Tamabaqui(Brazil) Gamitama (Peru) This incredible specimen was captured on rod an reel from the banks of the Amazon River near the village of Oran, lower Amazon River Peru. Angler Anthony Giardenelli was taking advantage of … Continue reading

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Amazon river level drops, good news for fisherman, bad news for fish

As expected , the worlds largest river has begun its downward cycle to the lowest levels of the year until spiking up again with the seasonal rainfalls in the headwaters. You may note a leveling off for several days, these … Continue reading

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Amazon Sportfishing outfitter

Owner and top fishing guide Anthony Giardenelli

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The rock bacu

(Lithodoras dorsalis = skin of stone) The spectacular Rock bacu or as known here on the Amazon river of Peru, Cahuara(ka-wara) ladrillo (brick)have a very interesting natural history. They have evolved quite an important niche in seed dispersal of plant … Continue reading

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Giant stingray caught

For charter fishing in the Amazon river Otorongo Expeditions This Incredible specimen of short tailed freshwater stingray was caught near Oran, Peru Lower Amazon River region. It weighed in at 154lb over 4ft long including her short tail. We were … Continue reading

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Freshwater fish of the Amazon river

There are over 2000 recognized species of fish that are only found in the Amazon River Basin. Estimates from the experts taking into consideration geographically separated species may mount to over 3500! There are certain fishes that have such unique … Continue reading

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