Single, double, and triple-decked riverboats wait at port while the soft peach of sunrise glistens on the water.

Cruise the Amazon on a Riverboat Trip

An alternative to staying put in a jungle lodge is to choose a riverboat as your headquarters, which will allow you to cover far more territory. Michael Sommers shares the various options for cruising the Amazon, from luxury ships with plasma TVs and champagne to local boats that are geared more for transport than tourism.

A two-level river boat with a smaller boat alongside floats on glassy river water at the verdant shore.

From Manaus into the Amazon Rain Forest

From Manaus, you can get a taste of the rain forest with day trips, but a longer tour or excursion is better if you want to get away from civilization, experience “virgin” forest, and see some wildlife.

Moon Pacific Northwest Fishing

Pacific Northwest locals Terry Rudnick and Craig Schuhmann guide novice and experienced anglers alike to the finest fishing waters in the region, from Conconully Lake in Northeastern Washington to the Oregon Coast’s Chetco River. Rudnick and Schuhmann offer thorough coverage of the lakes, reservoirs, rivers, and coasts they know best in this guide, supplying expert […]

Moon Oregon Fishing

Lifelong angler and Oregon resident Craig Schuhmann offers thorough coverage of fishing spots all over the state, from the waters of the Columbia River Gorge to the lakes of the Cascades. Schuhmann supplies fishermen with accurate, knowledgeable information on special regulations, appropriate fishing times, the best fishing attire, and when to use which baits and […]

Moon California Fishing

Acclaimed outdoors author and experienced fisherman Tom Stienstra knows the best fishing spots in the Golden State, from the crystal-clear lakes dotting the Sierra Nevada to the open waters located just off the coast of San Francisco. Offering detailed descriptions of more than 2,000 fishing locations and including more than 70 pages of fishing tips […]

Moon Washington Fishing

Washington native Terry Rudnick knows the best fishing spots in the Evergreen State, from the marine waters of the San Juan Islands—just a short trip from Seattle—to the remote lakes of Northeastern Washington. Full of detailed descriptions of over 600 fishing locations, Moon Washington Fishing leads anglers to the best lakes, reservoirs, rivers, and coasts […]