A Primer to Fly Fishing in Argentina: Part 1

Argentina, the world’s 8th largest country, encompasses more than 1 million square miles at the southern end of the South American continent (about 1/3 the size of the US). It extends from the Tropic of Capricorn all the way to windswept tundra in Tierra del Fuego, just a few hundred miles from Antarctica. Given its prodigious size, it’s no small …

Despedida Lodge, Sea Trout Paradise.

We have spent the last couple of months guiding for our favorite fish, but this time over the Rio Grande at Despedida Lodge. General conditions have been good and the runs of fish very consistent. As we know Sea trout can be very moody, it doesn´t really matter how many fish there are in the pools, sometimes there can be 40 different …

Introducing George Hill Art

George Hill Arbaugh III, our good friend and fishing companion for extended periods of time during our Patagonian expeditions, recently surprised me with the fact that, not only is he an excellent fishermen, but a very talented artist as well.  I can’t wait to see his rendition of a Dorado that he’s working on for me. Below are a couple …

Brown trout

Limay Medio Hogs!

Here are a few recent photos from our good friend and consummate guide, Tommy Sordelli of San Martin, who consistently slays huge browns on the Limay Medio. And often with dries! The Limay is definitely one of the premier trophy brown trout (these fish aren’t sea-run) destinations on earth for those willing to put the time in. Check it out.

Monster Trout- Limay River-

I have fished the Limay since child,  it´s a challenging river,  but the rewards are great. I will never forget my first time fishing it, 14 years old,  I was with my brother and a friend in Rincon Chico (first section of the Limay) .  While driving along the river we saw a guy landing a huge fish,  he weighted …

More Limay Hogs from Pelado

The endless fish porn produced by Rodrigo Amadeo on the Limay near Bariloche never ceases to impress. Good to see that the fish are healthy and unaffected by the volcanic ash. Well done Pelado!

Volcanic Survivors II

Almost five weeks passed after the beginning of the season and besides the volcano eruption fishing conditions are great, lakes and rivers remain with high and clear water. It seems that rainbows are already returned from the spawning and getting stronger and silver again. On the other hand, migratory brown are fat, silver and already entering into Limay river . …