dourado fly fishing

Pantanal - Brazil

Golden Dourado Fly Fishing

Barra Mansa Lodge


Our 7-day fly-fishing trip to the southern Pantanal, hosted by Jeff Fisher, and limited to 8 anglers, offers the opportunity to discover a prime, diverse fishery surrounded by an incredible environment. You will settle into a traditional, family-run cattle ranch located at the edge of the Rio Negro. Besides the exhilarating fishing, this destination will treat you to observing a large number of bird and mammal species. If your non-angling spouse and children are into birdwatching and wildlife watching, this might be a great opportunity for them to accompany you!


  • Where: The tour begins and ends at Campo Grande airport (CGR)
  • When: April 20-26, 2020
  • Duration: 7D/6N
  • Fishing Time: 5 full days
  • Group size: max 8 anglers
  • Private Guiding Tour lead by Jeff Fisher

The Golden Dorado

Golden dorado are the apex game fish of the freshwater Neotropics. Their incredible strength, great stamina and tarpon-like acrobatics provide an experience like no other on the end of the line. Golden dorado have a rare set of defense tactics. Expect strong runs, wild jumps and fierce fighting!

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jeff fisher

Jeff Fisher

Since he was a toddler following his dad on the hunt for carp, pike and deep sea species around Southern England, Jeff Fisher has been doing his family name proud. His prolific guiding career has taken him to Northern Manitoba, Northern Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, the Yukon, British Columbia and even the jungles of South America.

Why choose this tour

Discover an exclusive, remote fishery in the southern Pantanal

Visit one of the best destinations on Earth to see wildlife

Gain insight from expert fly-fishing guide Jeff Fisher

Reel in tough, jaw-dropping jungle species

Learn to do fly-tying like a professional

Enjoy high-end services

Barra Mansa Lodge

Barra Mansa is a traditional lodge in the Pantanal. At the lodge you will be hosted by the land owner family who has been living in the Pantanal since end of the nineteenth century. It is a great place to meet local Pantanal people, experience local culture, lifestyle, and food while still being part of a unique environment.

The lodge is uniquely located where the vazante meets the Negro River and tranquil waters flow. Rooms are simple and comfortable, featuring the typical accommodations offered in the Pantanal. Windows highlight the beautiful landscapes that brighten the rooms.

With a warm, family atmosphere located in nature, the Barra Mansa Pantanal Lodge offers a unique and welcoming experience for visitors.

barra mansa pantanal lodge


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Tour Codes

GDB7 - Pantanal Barra Mansa - 7 Days / 6 Nights