Guyana Jungle Fishing: Episode 212

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Aired: May 8, 2015
Online: July 26, 2015

I’m fishing for arapaima, tiger catfish, and payara deep 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: Shimano Talica 10 II reel, G.Loomis fly rod.

Fish & Wildlife

Featured in this episode: arapaima (genus Arapaima), tiger catfish (Pseudoplatystoma), payara (Hydrolycus scomberoides), giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis), South American tapir (Tapirus terrestris), harpy eagle (Harpia harpyja).

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 Rewa Eco Lodge on Facebook.

Photos

Location

Rewa Eco Lodge, 200 miles south of Georgetown, Guyana