Fishing Arapaima in Guyana: Episode 211

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Aired: May 1, 2015
Online: July 26, 2015

I’m fishing for arapaima and wolf fish in the Rewa River in the jungles of Guyana. Arapaima are one of the largest freshwater fish in the world, and Rewa Eco Lodge helps protect the species by using catch-and-release fishing to support the local economy.

Gear

Featured in this episode: G.Loomis fly rod, AFTCO fishing gloves.

Fish & Wildlife

Featured in this episode: arapaima (genus Arapaima), wolf fish (Hoplias aimara), giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis).

Crew

We’d like to thank our friends Matt Breuer and Oliver White of Rewa Eco Lodge, and our head guide Rovin Alvin. If you want to catch freshwater fish in the jungles of Guyana, email mattfisherfly@gmail.com or visit rewaecolodge.com on the web or Rewa Eco Lodge on Facebook.

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Location

Rewa Eco Lodge, 200 miles south of Georgetown, Guyana