The El Dorado of payara fishing is Uraima Lodge in eastern Venezuela. It is the most challenging payara fishery in the world. The lodge claims the IGFA’s all-tackle payara record, currently 39 pounds, as well as most line-class marks. You can also fish for aymara, another powerful species inhabiting the Paragua River. Anglers fish in fast water beneath the falls or through the quick currents of the Payara River.