Limay river – Fishing machines in action!

Nicolas Trochine Argentina, brown trout, Fly fishing, Patagonia

Yesterday we got back from fishing Limay medio with our friend Tommy, it is a pleasure to fish along such a good fisherman! It was fun fishing together. We had great fishing for good size rainbows and browns. Rainbows were really active, we had several double hookups during the trip. We also caught some incredible brownies, most on sinking lines …

Amazonian Tarpon!

Barrett Fly fishing

My boss on the Ponoi in Russia, Matt Breuer, shared these pics from his recent trip to the Amazonian rain forest in Guyana in search of the elusive Arapaima gigas (say that 3 times fast). Truth be told, I didn’t even know it was possible to catch these on a fly. He has positively proven otherwise.  Now I’ve got yet another destination …

The Pebble Pedalers

Barrett Fly fishing

I recently received an email from Parker & Seth Berling of Pebble Pedalers, a couple of die-hard fishermen/cyclists who have been biking for the last year and a half from AK to TDF in order to raise awareness against the Bristol Bay Pebble Mine. From their website: “In July of 2009, the Pebble Pedalers, a two-man team of conservation-minded cyclists began …

Just another day in Paradise.

Alexander brown trout, Fly fishing, Patagonia, rainbow trout

Fishing has been great these last days!! We have been visiting our favorite spots looking for Migratory brown, rainbows and Landlocked Atlantics. Luckily, beggining of season in northern Patagonia  has always given us good times. We have visited our favorite spot for Landlocked Atlantics, and some nice rainbow and browns also took part on this trip. Limay river has showed some …

Lake Fonk, remembering old memories.

Nicolas Trochine Argentina, brown trout, Fly fishing, rainbow trout, Trout

Many years passed since we started fishing around Bariloche. We were 14 years old when a very good friend and a guide at that moment, took us fishing to an incredible place called the Lake Fonk. Our friend, Nico Murua, was born in Buenos Aires and after finishing university he thought about moving to Bariloche. Resisting to the idea of …

Fishing in Florida

Barrett Fly fishing

Last week I had the good fortune to finally be able to visit Evan Jones, my good friend & coauthor at his home in Sarasota, FL. Having spent an inordinate amount time with Evan in Patagonia, Colorado & Washington, I’ve probably fished with Evan more than anyone else over the last 5 years. It had been three long years since …