Kooi Noom – End of season fishing report-

Dear anglers, Another great season has finished at Kooi Noom.  Thanks to all the ones that visited us and fish in one of the newest Lodges in Patagonia. We are glad to say that fishing has been very consistant trough out the season with many big fish landed and some surprises. Like the 24 pounds fish landed by Larry from …

Kooi Noom trip report by Ben Etridge

Kooi Noom Trip Report by Ben Etridge WEEK: 29/11/14 – 06/12/14   Thoughts and Recollections Kooi Noom fully lived up to expectations. The fishing was challenging and technical but also extremely rewarding. The weather was both tough toward the fisherman with high winds but also we received a calm break midway through the week which enabled us to explore more …

Kooi Noom 2014/15 season opening fishing report

Kooi Noom 2014/15 season opening fishing report After a great first season we are glad to share with all of you our first report of this new season at Kooin Noom. We are definitely into the beginning of a very good season, here is a brief report of what we have seen so far. Fishing. Fishing has been superb every …

Rio Grande@Despedida lodge, 2014 season.

Hi all, we are back at home, resting after a long season in Patagonia. We started with our brand new operation Kooi Noom Lodge followed by two great months at Rio Grande, experiencing another season full of surprises. Fishing in the Rio Grande is difficult to beat in terms of Sea trout numbers and size, no matter what happens every …

Atlantic steelhead with El Pelado (BIG FISH PATAGONIA).

We are booking 2 exclusive weeks of fishing with Rodrigo Amadeo, one of the best guides of the Santa Cruz River for Atlantic Steel Head. Guests will stay at  Hosteria Monte Leon , 7 days, all inclusive with access to the best water trough Private Estancias. 2014 season runs have been amazing, two to four fish per day per rod …

A Primer on Fly Fishing Argentina, Part 2

People often ask me when the best time and place to fish Patagonia or Argentina is. It’s a largely impossible questions, as there is no absolute “best” time or place to go, and where you decide to concentrate your efforts will depend largely on personal preferences. The purpose of this article is thus to provide some useful information on the …

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 …

Missing Alaska

It is officially winter in the Pacific Northwest. With the return of the neck-bending north wind and never quite finished drizzle, I find myself on the big rivers of Washington State swinging flies for a fish that I believe in as much as my son believes in Santa Claus. Similar to my son’s experience at our local credit union, I …