Tsimane – Agua Negra Lodge

Jungle fishing for golden dorado on freestone rivers in Bolivia

Fishing on the Agua Negra River is an angling experience like no other. You will be fly fishing in the jungle on freestone rivers for golden dorado, pacu, yatorana and more.  The rainforest-meets-Andes is a breath-taking environment and will leave you with lifelong memories.  

Jungle fly fishing for dorado, pacu and more

Nestled between the Andes and the rainforest these crystal clear streams teem with life, seemingly untouched and unmolested by the hand of man. Within this fish-rich waters lurk marauding dorado, which will test both angler and tackle to their limits.

The Agua Negra River is an important tributary of the Sécure River and is a clear shallow stream that offers easy, accessible wading.  The upper sector of the river holds good numbers of dorado, pacú and yatorana.  With its clear shallow waters and rocky bottom it is an ideal place for anglers wishing to sight cast.  Success on these waters requires a floating line, long leaders and delicate presentation. 

Fishing is wet-wading, with a boat and guide on hand to take you to the next likely spot. Beyond the amazing fishing opportunities, the abundant wildlife, flora and fauna with its amazing hues, sounds and smells transform the whole experience into something unforgettable. 

Safari style tents with running water and electricity

Situated in an unspoiled virgin area close to the junction of the Agua Negra and Sécure rivers, Agua Negra Lodge is comfortable jungle lodge comprising safari-style double occupancy tented cabins on elevated wooden platforms. Each tent offers spring beds, private bathrooms with flush toilets, hot water and electric light.  

Guests will enjoy international cuisine every evening in a well appointed living and dining room. Satellite internet wireless connection and phone service is available.

In the middle of the jungle, where the Andes and the rainforest meet

Tsimane is around 200km from La Paz and 470km from Santa Cruz de la Sierra within an Indigenous Territory as well as the TIPNIS national park.  This remote area of the Bolivian Amazon is one of the most raw and natural environments on earth. All in all, this fly-fishers’ playground is one you are unlikely to forget. 

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