April 2016


Pira Lodge – End of Season 2016

The Dream Season Seasons, just like the name implies, are all about change. Some are challenging, where rewards are hard won. Others are easier, where seemingly every cast comes with the promise of a hard-pulling dorado. Seasons are about weather: Too much rain. Never enough rain. And seasons are about the fish. Where were they? …

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Pirá Lodge Fishing Report – March 2016

The rainy season is almost over, water in the marsh is dropping, and fishing conditions are as good as they get. Over the past week, we’ve had success on the Corriente River swinging large streamers on a deep (300-grain) line. Floating lines have also done well, blind-casting to the banks with 2/0 streamers in black/purple, …

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Pirá Lodge – February 2016

February started with the best week of the season so far. Water in the marsh was at a perfect level and dorado are concentrated in island side-channels and deep pools near Camalotes. Floating lines with small dark deceiver-style streamers have been awesomely effective. We’re also having success with mouse patterns on the surface in the …

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Pira Lodge- January 2016

Since I arrived at Pira Lodge after Christmas, the guides and I have been busy scouting the region in order to find the very best fishing we can find for our guests. Compared to past years, the water is on the high side, but not so high as to be of a concern. We started …

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Pirá Lodge: End of Season 2015

Posted on April 3, 2015 by Nervous Waters Fishing Report (End of Season 2015) – by José Antonio Caparrós   This season started a bit earlier than others, and when I arrived at the lodge it rained hard for several days. That was my welcome to the marsh—high water and blocked fishing beats due to …

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Introducing the first golden dorado tagged at Pira Lodge!

Posted on March 25, 2015 by Nervous Waters Introducing the first golden dorado tagged at Pira Lodge! The project is taking place in conjunction with National Park Rangers, who are using GPS technology to track fish as they move in and out of the marshlands. Back at the lodge, our guide team records additional details …

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Pirá Lodge – February 2015

Posted on March 9, 2015 by Nervous Waters Pirá Lodge – Fishing Report   Fishing Report (Feb 1- 20, 2015) – by José Antonio Caparros During the last two weeks of February, water has retreated and the marsh is shaping up nicely. While moving from one fishing spot to the next, wildlife abounds—everything from capybara …

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A Golden Era

Three dorado lodges add even more variety to our bustling lodge portfolio. And with that variety comes another year of challenge, excitement, new hot spots, and an array of highlights you don’t want to miss reading about.   PIRA LODGE The beginning of the season at Pira Lodge was marked by rollercoaster weather, which kept us all on …

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Home Pool Haunts at Pira Lodge

In pursuit of a pioneering way Between dorado sessions, the Home Pool at Pira can be one of the most incredible places for those who enjoy the subtleness of ultralight flyfishing, with 000 to 2-weight rods. This little cut where we dock our flats skiffs offers a microenvironment of varied underwater habitat awash in slow …

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