Last Minute Deal at Grand Varzuga Lodge! June 8-18 2017 6,400 USD 4,800 USD! 

The Kola Peninsula in Northeastern Russia offers anglers the most remote, off-the grid Atlantic Salmon opportunities found anywhere on the planet. The Varzuga River is one of the few rivers left where catches are recorded in thousands and even the slowest weeks exceed an entire season’s catch elsewhere. Fortunately, we have access to a last minute deal to one of the Varzuga’s prized stretches of river. Using …

Austral Kings 2017 Midseason Report

Like so many others, I had to get a taste of the fabled Austral Kings in Chilean Patagonia.  Nestled in an impressive yet tranquil river valley which rivals Yosemite in grandeur, Austral Kings is a place that self-respecting King Salmon fishermen cannot ignore.  I went to down in the midst of the King Salmon run to see what Fly Rod & Reel has dubbed …

Kooi Noom Midseason Report 2016/2017

Argentina: land of endless empanadas, impressive scenery, excellent wines, too much steak (Argentinians eat steak like Americans drink water), beautiful people and of course Patagonian Fly Fishing!  I’m about as green as gringo gets in the world of Argentinian Fly Fishing. I’m not an expert fly fisherman and my Spanish could use several more decades of practice. As Kooi Noom …

Kooi Noom Last Minute Cancellation! 1 Rod Available – February 11-18 2017

Due to a last-minute cancellation, we have one rod available at Kooi Noom  this season February 11th – 18th 2017. Given the short notice, were chopping $1,500 off the price. This might be the final chance to score a spot in 2017. Price: $4,950 3,450 USD, 7N/6D ($1,500 discount) Sample Itinerary Friday/Saturday: Arrive in Buenos Aires and catch connecting flight to El Calafate. Stay Friday night. Saturday transfer to lodge. Sunday – Friday:  Six full …

Golden Dorado Fishing in Argentina – Itati Lodge

While golden dorado fishing in Argentina has a rich angling history, until recently it was almost completely unknown to the outside world.  A unique species that defies categorization, the dorado is rather like a supernatural hybrid between a turbo-charged bass and a trout on steroids, with powerful jaws and rows of razor-sharp teeth to feed its voracious appetite. Combine these …

Austral Kings Feature Articles – Fly Rod & Reel & Chasing Silver

Austral Kings, our new destination in Chile, has made the cover – two of them to be exact! We’re honored that both Fly Rod & Reel and Chasing Silver have deemed our operation cover worthy. Big thanks to both magazines for their well-written, accurate depiction of the Austral Kings experience. If you’re interested in learning more about Austral Kings, click the links below and pick up …