Trophy Peacock Bass with TFO rods in Brazil

Release courtesy of Captain Peacock Yachts & Expeditions

According to the IGFA record book, the last three All Tackle World Record Speckled Peacock Bass, have all been caught in Brazil’s upper Rio Negro in the Barcelos and Santa Isabela areas.

Photo by Brandon Powers, Temple Fork Outfitters.

Photo by Brandon Powers, Temple Fork Outfitters.

The staff of Temple Fork Outfitters has traveled to the upper Rio Negro River in Brazil’s Amazon with Captain Peacock Yachts & Expeditions the last three years to test their skills on peacock bass, the toughest freshwater fish available.

Photo by Brand Powers, Temple Fork Outfitters.

Photo by Brandon Powers, Temple Fork Outfitters.

Peacock Bass spawn on the sand bars from September through December and then ball up and defend their fry from January – March, during which time Captain Peacock offers 8 night trips featuring 6 ½ days of fishing.  Visit our website at captpeacock.com for complete info and pricing.  If you want the inside scoop, call Rick, Jim, Brandon, Jeff, or Nick, the guys in the office at TFO in Dallas, they all have fished with Captain Peacock once if not several times in the last 3 years!  Let them give you the low-down on fishing with Captain Peacock in Brazil’s Amazon.

Captain Peacock is not a booking agent!  We book and operate our own trips to ensure you get the trip you booked. For more information, please contact Capt. Peacock at 817-471-2716, or by email at info@captpeacock.com.

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An Every-Man’s Rod With Real Talent

Journalist and photographer Memo Stephens may have said it best when he did this write-up on the Temple Fork Outfitters Professional Series rod.

“With simple, decent materials, and no glitter; TFO has managed to build an Every-man’s rod with real talent.”

That’s his take on the 9′ 5 wt. Pro Series rod, and here is his blog post for The Patagonia Journal on discovering that his “back-up” rod, is much more than just a back up.

read the full post here, at http://goo.gl/ZAuYG. 

Memo Stephens 

*Memo Stephens is an Adventure Photo-Journalist who resides in Argentina, for more information, please email:   managingeditor@patagoniajournal.com

Photo courtesy of Patagonia Journal and Memo Stephens.

Photo courtesy of Patagonia Journal and Memo Stephens.