Photos: Becoming a Believer in Brazil

Written by: Brian O’Keefe


The arapaima is an incredible game fish that rewards angling skill and fights like a monster.
Photos by Brian O'Keefe

When I saw that my Brazil itinerary included a stint at Pirarucu, the arapaima hot spot in the Amazon watershed, I had mixed feelings. From what I had seen in videos and in magazines, the arapaima . . .

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Photos: An Exploratory Trip into the Heart of Brazil

Written by: Jeremy Kehrein, Orvis Sporting Travel Program Manager


Jeremy Kehrein shows off a fine Brazilian peacock bass.
Photo courtesy Jeremy Kehrein

Since it was my first time to the Amazon, I had no idea what our charter flight would be like.  As we took off from the largest city in the Amazon River basin, Manus, the vista of high-rise. . .

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Classic Photo Essay: Peacock Bass (and More) in the Remote Amazon Jungle

Written by: Mike Dawkins, WorldCast Anglers

Mike Dawkins shows off a big Amazon peacock bass. All photos courtesy Mike Dawkins
My hands are tired and eternally crimped in the rod-grip position. My stomach and chest are riddled with small bruises in perfect proportion to the fly rod fighting butt. My luggage. . .

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