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Fly Fishing in Patagonia Argentina

Fly Fishing in Patagonia Argentina

Fly fishing Patagonia & Argentina, since 1999
It has never been easier to come fishing with us. We tailor unforgettable adventures to suit your needs, time and budget. Whether it’s a week or two staying in luxury lodges or a day-trip to one of the local rivers we will customize a trip for you – we do not think that “one size fits all !”.
Get in touch and let us put a personalized itinerary together for that fly fishing trip of a lifetime..Patagonia and its outstanding fishing is awaiting for you.
With us you will enjoy our Patagonian culture as much as the quality of our world-class waters!!
You will enjoy a unique experience fly fishing in Argentina with us

This is what we offer you:
Reasonable rates with excellent quality.
A wide range of places to stay: hotels, hosterias, cabins and lodges.
Fish with the best – English speaking – fly fishing guides.
Fishing diversity that only Argentina has to offer.
Wonderful Patagonic cuisine in our traditional restaurants and lodges.
Opportunity to learn about our Patagonian culture!

PROGRAMS
Fly Fishing Patagonia Lakes and Rivers programs offer you some of the best fly fishing options in Patagonia, Argentina.
The area surrounding our Lakes and Rivers regional program harbors over two dozen productive rivers, lakes, and lagoons. From old growth rainforests located within side Los Alerces National Park (Ecological National Park) to the arid Patagonia steepe -all within an easy drive from our base of operations- this area is a fly anglers paradise. Your fly fishing package is built around the concept of fishing a different river, creek, lake, or lagoon daily which gives you the most variety and varied fishing options throughout their stay. The regional rivers and lakes host wild rainbow, brown, and brook trout and at times king salmon, atlantic salmon, and sea run browns.
The variety of fishing scenarios and abundance of above average size trout are the main attractions and you will have the option to float or walk and wade as much or as little as you like. No matter your level of skill or regardless of the scenario, you always be able to enjoy great fly fishing throughout your stay. We have an experienced and well seasoned fly fishing guide staff that will be by your side at all times and will be stocked with all of the right flies and well versed in the intricate fishing scenarios that you will encounter on a daily basis. We take great pride in providing safe, professional fly fishing guide trips and is at the core of our existence.

We organize every single trip assuring 100% guest satisfaction.

Patagonia Fly Fishing base of operations is located in the heart of one of the most beautiful Andean river valley’s in Patagonia Argentina. From our base camp, you can find abundant and productive trout streams, rivers, and lakes with in any direction. We are confident that we offer one of the best fly fishing programs in Patagonia, Argentina with a warm, casual and comfortable base camp built specifically for the purpose of fly fishing the regional rivers and lakes.
Week long programs are standard with our Lakes and Rivers itineraries, but trips as long as 2, 3, or 4 weeks can easily be executed. and designed. We can also build a custom trip for you and combine different options upon your request.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE LAKES AND RIVERS PROGRAMS
FLY FISH A DIFFERENT RIVER DAILY FROM OUR CENTRALIZED BASE CAMP
SINGLE ROOMS ARE COMPLIMENTARY FOR EACH AND EVERY GUEST
MOST DIVERSE AND VARIED FISHING OPTIONS IN PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA
IN HOUSE REGIONALLY TRAINED CHEF THAT PREPARES AUTHENTIC ARGENTINEAN GASTRONOMY
FINEST ARGENTINE WINES SERVED NIGHTLY
AN INCREDIBLY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND HARD WORKING GUIDE STAFF
DIVERSE MIX OF FLOAT FISHING AND WALK AND WADE OPTIONS
A PORTFOLIO OF BIG WILD RIVERS, INTIMATE CREEKS, AND PRIVATE LAGOON ACCESS

F.A.Q.’S

-When is the best time to come and fish Patagonia?
The best time to come and fish with us starts in the spring (November 15) just as the rivers are coming alive and will continue on through our Andean summer until the leaves start to change color in late fall (May 7). Our seasons are very similar to South Western Montana and the equivalent of (May-October) in the Rocky Mountains.

-How long does it take to get to your operation from the United States?
It generally takes around 20 hours in total to get to our operation in Southern Patagonia Argentina and is a hassle free experience. It takes just as long to get to Alaska or Canada from the United States and is an easy flight to obtain access to some outstanding trout fishing.

-How many days in total is a trip to Patagonia for a week of fly fishing?
Eleven. You will spend the first two days in transit to Patagonia and then you will enjoy seven nights and six days of fly fishing and on the morning of day ten you will catch a flight to Buenos Aires and fly that evening home to the United States arriving to your destination in the morning/afternoon of day eleven.

-What type of fish will we be catching while fly fishing in Patagonia?
You will have the opportunity to cast at over seven different species of fish including Grande River Rainbows, Brown Trout, Brook Trout, Chinook Salmon, and Pacific Salmon.

-What type of fishing will we be doing?
One of the main types of fishing that we employ is dry fly fishing on the surface while drifting in one of our custom designed fly fishing rafts or catarafts. Patagonia, Argentina harbors over thirteen different species of terrestrial beetles that provide a rich biodiversity of insects. We also employ streamer techniques and love to hunt the biggest fish in the river.
Our guides are well trained in trophy hunting and will provide you with expert instruction and custom hand tied streamers to entice the fish of a lifetime. We also like too swing flies on spey rods in the fall for migrating Sea Run Brown Trout, Chinook Salmon, and Pacific salmon and are well versed in spey casting techniques for sea run fish.

-Is Argentina a safe country to travel in?
Yes. Argentina is one of the safest countries to visit in South America. Argentina has a democratic government and boasts one of the highest growth rates in the tourism industry in the world. Argentineans welcome foreign visitors to their country with open arms and are some of most hospitable and giving people around. You will embrace their warm smile, colorful culture, and their fantastic wines while enjoying the pace and lifestyle of their wonderful country.

-What language do they speak in Argentina?
Spanish. Though in some parts of Argentina they do speak the native Mapuche Indian language (Mapudungun) but only 2% of the population of Argentina has Native Mapuche blood therefore it is not used often in conversational Spanish in Argentina.

-What type of reptiles or mammals do you have in Argentina? Is it like Alaska?
One of the highlights of a trip to Patagonia, Argentina is the lack of dangerous animals. It is the complete opposite of Alaska. It is best described as the wilderness with no teeth. There are no bears that are sharing the river with you, we don’t have giant snakes or scorpions that will eat you alive, no moose to stomp you on your favorite gravel bar, and no white socks, no see um’s, or black flies that will cause bodily harm. We simply have pristine free flowing rivers that are teeming with trout that are completely addicted to eating large terrestrial dry fly’s on the surface. Sound good. Yeah, we agree with you and why we have chosen to build our operation in such a special part of the world.

5 REASONS TO FLY FISH PATAGONIA WITH US!
access to the Most Diverse and Varied Fly Fishing Programs in the Region
Top Professional Guides that work with a dawn to dark work ethic
A trained professional Argentinean Chef from inacap (Culinary arts institue of Argentina) that prepares authentic, regionally sourced delicious meals with a focus on organic locally sourced products
warm, CASUAL, and COMFORTABLE upscale Accommodations
State of the art equipment including state of the art 4×4 trucks, rafts and catarafts from Aire BOATS, OUTCAST BOATS, AND NRS WHITEWATER FRAMES

FIVE MORE REASONS TO FLY FISH PATAGONIA WITH US!
Authentic Argentinean Culture and Experiences
Knowledgeable, Experienced, and Professional Staff
Most Undiscovered and Unexplored Rivers and Lakes of Patagonia
World Class Dry Fly Fishing
Abundance Of Above Average Size Trout

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