Piraiba catfish is a member of the family Pimelodidae.This huge catfish is occasionally called goliath catfish. Piraiba is found in the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers, and other tropical freshwater and brackish habitats in South America. Seems that this catfish is a migratory. Piraiba can grow up to 550 pound - 250 kilo. It is mainly caught with dead or live bait on the bottom.
The freshwater fish called Piraíba is popularly known as "Filhote" (puppy).
Your species is distributed in the Amazon and Tocantins-Araguaia basins.
The Piraíba dwells deep gutters of large rivers.
It is a carnivorous fish, with fish-eating trends, catching other fish.
Performs Piracema. It is able to migrate 2500 miles (4000 km) to find the ideal place to launch their eggs.
BEST TIME TO FISH:
OCTOBER THROUGH MARCH
Capt Marc will take his groups during the prime fishing season and not just to fill a week, we have prime weeks reserved for the most possible productive trips to the Amazon, contact us for full details and dates. Trips fill up fast and early.
in the Rio Negro River