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The Amazon Roosevelt Lodge is located just upriver on the Rio Roosevelt where it flows into the Rio Aripuanã. It is constructed totally from sustainable timber and natural resources. There are eight private rooms that can sleep up to three anglers.


Easy to get to from the city of Manaus, the gateway to the mighty Amazon and its tributaries, in the State of Amazonas, this very comfortable lodge offers great meals, has friendly staff and top service, and being on the river itself, is really close to the action!

Roosevelt Lodge

Excellent lure fishing can be had here with ‘Yellow’ Peacock Bass, Arowana/Monkey Fish, Bicuda, big Piranha, Matrinchá, Jatuarana, Payara/Vampire Fish, Pirapitinga /giant Pacu and more ....


Fly fishing is a wonderful way to search out many species with amazing results. Most of the fastwater species like Bicuda and Payara will rip line off your reel at a blistering pace and stripping gloves must be worn to avoid cuts and burns. Peacock Bass congregating around the rocky islands and banks of the river will attack flies with abandon.


We can also target the huge Pirarucú / Arapaima in the lake systems on cutbait or large lures and flies.

The Fishing

Day 1:  TOUR STARTS: arrive in the Amazonian city of Manaus in Brazil, transfer to hotel and overnight.


Day 2:  Early morning transfer to airport and fly to the town of Apuí. 4x4 transfer to the river and boat upriver to lodge (this option is for 2-6 anglers). Fish this afternoon after lunch. If the group consists of 8 - 10 anglers, we will fly them via private charter plane directly to the lodge’s airstrip.


Day 3 - 8:  Six full days of guided fishing.


Day 9: Depart by plane and arrive back in Manaus, transfer to international airport and onwards journey home – TOUR ENDS.


Week-long trips are from either Saturday – Saturday,

Tuesday – Tuesday or Thursday – Thursday.

Travel Plan

Travel / Trip Information


Charter: If flying straight into the lodge’s airstrip with a group of 8 – 10 persons via private charter plane, the allowance is 25kgs in total per person, including hand luggage.

Commercial: If flying by commercial plane to Apuí, the allowance is 10kgs per person, including hand luggage.  Any weight above this will be charged at R$20 (approx.. USD $6) per kg over (if an angler is bringing 25kgs, he/she would be 15kgs overweight and would be charged an extra USD $90).



•R$325 (or approx.. USD$100) per person for the guide(s) and the same amount per person to be shared by the lodge staff. Tips can be paid in USD (but preferably in R$) and be given directly to your guide and to the lodge manager for the staff.



A full tackle guide and gear list will be provided once a deposit payment has been received for reservation of trip.

Through our travel agent partners we are able to secure excellent rates for all your international and domestic flights and travel insurance that are not included in our packages.

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Tour Summary

Southern Amazon Jungle

Amazonas State


June to November

Jungle Lodge

Peacock Bass (Cichla pinima)~ Arowana/Monkey Fish ~ Bicuda ~ Giant Piranha ~ Matrinchá ~ Jatuarana ~ Payara / Vampire Fish ~ Pirapitinga / Giant Pacu and Cats including: Spotted Piranambú ~ Barbado ~ Redtails ~ Jau ~ three different Surubim / Shovel-nosed Cats ~ Dourada ~ Piraiba / Freshwater Shark

Comfortable jungle lodge accommodation right on the river with great jungle fishing opportunities.

From $3,990 per person*

8 nights (one in hotel on arrival and 7 at lodge), with 6 ½ days fishing

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Amazon Roosevelt Lodge





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Amazon Jungle Fishing Vacation

In the Semauma Falls an hour’s boat ride above the lodge, the Payara action is spectacular and these big sabre-toothed silver missiles can be caught on flies, lures, or drifting live and dead baits. This incredibly beautiful area is studded with boulders and rock gardens with many braids, rapids and falls.


As well as a killer method for catching Payaras, cut bait and live bait fishing can be very productive in these two rivers for many species of Cats. Spotted Piranambú, Barbado, Redtails, Jau, three species of Surubim/Shovel-nose Cats, the Giant Piraiba/Freshwater Shark and other interesting monsters of the deep!


Anglers can also try for some huge Piraracú/Arapaima in one of the lakes on dead bait, large lures or flies, but these fish are shy and very difficult to catch here.


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What Does It Cost?

Approx Cost: $ 3,990 per person *


Children from between 10 – 14 years old will be charged only 40% of the above costs, sleeping in the same room as the parents and fishing from the same boat.



Pick up and transfer to hotel and overnight, return flights Manaus/Apuí, car transfer to river and boat to lodge, all food and standard beverages while at lodge and while fishing, daily laundry, 6 1/2 days guided fishing based on double occupancy and cut/dead baits..


Not included: 

International and internal flights to and from Manaus except as stated above, any extra hotel stays, transfers other than stated above, visas, meals and drinks while not at lodge, any tips, hard liquor, wine, lures, jigs, worms, live baits (Tuvira make excellent livebaits).


* Prices are stated as a guide in USD and may be subject to currency and seasonal variations in the Brazilian Real. Please enquire for exact prices for the dates you are interested in.


** A 50% deposit is required to reserve places when booking. The remaining payment is due 90 days before actual trip starts.