Category: Butterfly Peacock
The Butterfly Peacock Bass is native to tropical America through much of the Amazon and Orinoco watersheds. While there are 4 distinct types of Peacock Bass, with the Butterfly being one of 3 we cover here, some fish biologists...Read More
Peacock Bass offer a much more aggressive fight than any largemouth or smallmouth bass can offer. Natural Baits The Butterfly Peacock Bass prefer baitfish over insects and crustaeceans. Typical bait fish for the Butterfly...Read More
The Butterfly Peacock Bass is also known as the butterfly pavon, pavon mariposa, pavon amarillo, pavon tres estrellas, marichapa in Spanish and tucunare in Portuguese. How to recognize a Butterfly Peacock These are the most...Read More
Unlike other bass, crayfish are not the top bait. Stick to baitfish with the Peacocks. Peacock Bass prefer baitfish over insects and crustaeceans. In fact, if fishing with natural baits don’t waste your time fishing...Read More
Winter cools off the Florida waterways. This is a critical factor in the survival of the Butterfly Peacock Bass. Many early attempts to stock these fish in Florida failed because they died off in the winter when the water...Read More
Butterfly Peacock Bass love sunshine. It’s essential for their growth, feeding and for their reproductive cycle. This is because it heats their eggs and helps them grow and also increases their metabolism. When the sun is...Read More
The Butterfly Peacock Bass spawn typically from April to September, but will peak during May and June. Florida’s Peacock spawning starts several months earlier than the South American Peacock. Unlike other bass the...Read More
Great fishing gift
Smallmouth Bass prefer cool, oxygen rich water.
Therefore, try streams and rivers with fast moving water. Smallmouth can also be found behind brush or other debris and where rocks breach the surface, creating oxygen rich water.