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The dates listed below are your IN-COUNTRY DATES. 

Your international travel day is Saturday, arriving in Manaus early morning on Sunday.  You will be in the interior from Sunday to Sunday, departing Manaus early morning Monday. If you would like to arrive one day early to ensure a stress-free arrival, we are offering an extra hotel night, hotel meals, and a very fun tour in Manaus at NO EXTRA CHARGE.  This is just a special thank you for fishing with us.

October 29 - November 6, 2023 

November 5 - 13, 2023 

November 12 - 20, 2023 

January 12 - 20, 2024 
January 19 - 27, 2024 
January 26 - February 3, 2024 
February 2 - 10, 2024
February 9 - 17, 2024
February 16 - 24, 2024

February 23 - March 2, 2024

The mighty Rio Negro is world-famous for its giant peacock bass.  Guests on this trip enjoy an incredible fishery that will test the strongest of equipment.  Guests enjoy full days on the water and jaw-dropping scenery and abundant wildlife. 


Accommodations: The stunning Umuarama yacht is 130 feet long and was built with classic Brazilian luxury in mind. With beautiful Brazilian hardwood inlays throughout the ship, this 3 level yacht offers extreme comfort and class with plenty of room to roam.

What makes this location unique:

  • Size: In 6 days of fishing, we will cover an area that is 10 miles long and 7 miles wide (70 square miles).  Guests will never see the same water twice.

  • Variety:  This part of the Rio Negro comprises rivers/streams/lakes/ponds/lagoons/sandbars/submerged jungle combined.  The variety that our guests experience here is mind-boggling.

  • Expected catch rates: We aim for 1,100 fish landed per week with 10 guests, with 10% of those fish being double-digit in pounds. 

  • Lunches aboard our mothership and afternoon siestas in your own air-conditioned cabins. Note: other outfitters here do "all dayers" to conserve fuel, meaning that lunches are served in the jungle without an opportunity to rest.

  • Guests will experience opportunities to cast to multiple double-digit peacock bass every day.  

  • Live aboard our beautiful mothership adorned with stunning Brazilian hardwoods throughout the interior.  Originally designed to hold 23 Guests, we've customized the staterooms to be single-occupancy!  That's right, enjoy your own private cabin with a private hot water bath for the same price that others are charging for double occupancy with a shared bathroom.

For the fourth consecutive year, we are proud to announce that we've been presented with TripAdvisor's Traveler's Choice Award, placing Nomadic Waters in their top 10% highest-rated companies.  See what our Guests have to say about our experience.

Peacock Bass fishing Brazil by Arian Stevens
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