ORINOCO LODGE

ORINOCO LODGE

Colombia is fast becoming the world's most sought-after adventure destination


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General Information

Season: January 6th - March 31st 

Capacity: 6 - 8 anglers

Itinerary

February 2020

The Species

There are 7 different species

SPECKLED PEACOCK BASS

Cichla temensis 

The largest cichla in the world, characterized by its aggressive nature and amazing look.

 

ORINOCO PEACOCK BASS

Cichla Orinocensis

Very strong game fish reaching close to 15 pounds. Pound per pound stronger than its larger cousin the Speckled Peacock bass: the Orinoco Peacock bass inhabits the Orinoco and Rio Negro basins.

 

PAYARA

Hydrolycus Armatus

A perfectly designed sport fish, they have speed, power, stamina, jumping ability and the meanest set of teeth in the animal kingdom.

 

MATRINXA

Brycon Amazonicus 

Caño Bocón is named after this species. Eagerly taking artificial lures and flies, Matrinxa are a perfect light tackle target.

 

SARDINATA

Incredibly beautiful fish resembling super sardines and fighting similar to tarpon, these fish can grow to 25 pounds and are specially abundant in this section of the Guaviare River.

 

BLACK PACU

Piaractus brachypomus 

In the seed dispenser of the Orinoco river, these strong fish feed on fruits, seeds, nuts, fish, lizards, frogs and everything else they can get. 

 

SHOVELNOSE CATFISH 

Pseudoplatystoma Faciatum

Characterized by its distinctive stripes, these fish readily take cut and live bait, and every now and then, flies and lures.

The Amazon Experience

- Live with the Puinave Indians in a comfortable camp setup.

- Wake up to flocks of macaws over an absolutely perfect sunrise.

- Accompany our local guides on traditional hunts or gathering fruit and seeds from the jungle.

- Lets us show you what makes this part of the world so special.

The Amazon is the most biodiverse region in the planet. The entire river is a protected area with pristine rainforest. Expect to run into wildlife during your stay including many iconic species like the Amazon river dolphin, tarpirs, the green anaconda, giant otters, and the elusive jaguar. 

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