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Pirarara Fishing

Pirarara Fishing Article


Spinning gear or Casting gear? Live bait or artificial? Walk a stream bank or launch a boat in a lake? These are common considerations before venturing out fishing for the day. One decision many fishermen tend to take for granted is net selection. This lack of forethought often leads to frustration as cheapo landing nets regularly fail when hoops break, net bags tear and handles bend. Murphy’s Law states the big letdown will more than likely occur when that once-in-a-lifetime fish is hooked. The best way to avoid such misfortune is to get serious about what net you bring along. Yes, selecting the perfect net requires some research, but the...
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Pirarara Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Phractocephalus hemioliopterus
Other Fish Species Names: Redtail catfish
Regions Fished: Amazon, Orinoco, and Essequibo river basins of South America
World Record: Brazilian Jorge Masullo de Aguiar with 51.5 kg
Common Tackle:
Additional Information:

This fish has also been introduced into Florida, but it is not established.

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