Lineberry or peacock grouper (eng. Peacock Bass, Braz. Tucunare). There are about 15 species of this large and very active freshwater predatory fish. Paint all peacock bass are very variable, but it is possible to identify such common features for peacock bass: basic body colour yellow-green with yellowish spots. The body is crossed by three weakly expressed dark streaks, which in large specimens look like patches. Also stands out by its characteristic dark stain rounded shape at the top of the base of the caudal fin. The body shape is very distinctive characteristic build-up in the head.
The giant peacock bass
is the largest of all the family that lives in South America in basins of the rivers Amazon and Orinoco. It is also called speckled perch. The world record according to the IGFA:– 13 kgs.
Peacock bass butterfly
– the small, usually not exceeding 3kg in weight
Peacock bass Orinoco.
The body is bright Golden color and sheen, and the sides three spots leopard Golden color on a black background. Top and tail fins give a bluish sheen. The world record according to the IGFA:– 7 pounds.
Area of distribution:
the peacock Bass inhabits the rivers flowing on the territory of Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela. Fish prefer to stay places with slow current and rocky shores heavily overgrown with aquatic vegetation and in areas with flooded trees. The adults kept singly or in pairs, and fry - in small groups.
Giant peacock bass inhabits the basins of the Amazon and Orinoco.
The Royal peacock bass inhabits only the Orinoco river in Venezuela.
Peacock bass butterfly lives in Venezuela, Colombia and Brazil.
Peacock bass Orinoco distributed in the Amazon river and Rio Negro in Brazil, he also lives in the Orinoco river in Venezuela and Colombia.
The most desired trophy for fishermen is the giant peacock bass is a very serious and aggressive enemy. This is one of the most interesting trophies in sport fishing!
The methods of fishing: fly fishing or spinning.
: the Main rule when clear, clean water is fast and aggressive Stephanie. On the other hand, if the water is muddy, you should slow down the posting and use the brightest lure.
Tackle: saltwater fly fishing rods 9-10 class length 9ft with a fast action in mnogokolesny configuration for ease of transport (recommended models WinstonBIIX, SageRPLXI-II, SageXI2, G. LoomisCrossCurrent, ScottSoltwaterHeliply. Sinking cords, hooks No. 1 – 5/0 . Coil for sea fishing with a good brake system, with plenty of space for staking (minimum 150 yard staking high visibility, 30 lb). Recommended models: Tibor, Abel, GalvinTorqueSeries, RossCanyon 4 or 5, Sage. Between the cord and bait, it is recommended 40-50 6 foot mono or Fluorocarbon leader. Flies are used to the large size and bright colors. Combination green/yellow/red or blue/white/red work very well.
Recommended two-handed casting or spinning rod of medium or fast system with the test 30-90 grams for catching big fish. You must have at least two rods and two reels, because very high probability of breakage of rod, reel and breakdown of the gears in the reel. It is for this reason most anglers are using casting rods instead of spinning. In addition, the dual coil enable more accurate and long presentations in relation to spinning reels. Poppers work well in the colors red/yellow and pearl/olive. The traditional tactic is to start with the lures working in the top layer of water. If the fish are refusing the offer of bait, use of bait working in the water column. If the water is clear it is recommended to use lures without a sound chamber. Recommend a transparent monofilament fishing line 30 lb.,the braided cord is 50 pound. Carbines, vertucci, ring – 60 lb and more. Treble hooks No. 1,2,4,6, 1/0, 2/0.