Patagonia Trout and Salmon Research

For those of you who are interested in the propagation of salmonids in Patagonia and are of a more scientific bent, you might find these resources quite interesting: GESA, which has a number of cutting-edge studies on andadromous salmonids in Patagonia and of particular interest to me, the steelhead the remote Rio Santa Cruz in southern Patagonia. Amazingly, they are …

Remembrance of 2008

Here at Faraway Fly Fishing we’re unabashed fishing addicts who try to squeeze in as much fishing in as many different places as humanly possible. Whether it’s fishing on a boats like center console boats or getting knee deep into the action, oftentimes this fishing wanderlust comes at the expense of strained relationships, ballooning credit card statements and even the …

Patagonia Fishing Trip

A group of guides (ourselves included) from Patagonia spend several days fishing some of the best corners in Patagonia and scouting new locations. Starting in northern patagonia near the town of Bariloche, we worked south, covering some 3000km of rough patagonia road conditions in search of big trout. The conditions were unpredictable some of the time, but mostly we enjoyed …

Huge Golden Dorado!

One of the most respected and knowledgeable fly fishing guides in Argentina is Guillermo Ricigliano, who graciously helped us with some of the research for Fly Fishing in Patagonia: A Trout Bum’s Guide to Argentina. He seems to have a supernatural talent for always catching the biggest fish. Be it huge brown trout in Patagonia or a trophy dorado in …

3 species of trout – 1 fisherman

There’s a lot of variety when it comes to Patagonia fly fishing, and the recent exploits of our close friend and fly fishing guide, Rodrigo Amadeo, is a good case in point. Fishing around the popular tourist destination of Bariloche in what’s commonly known as the “lake district”of Patagonia, he found excellent of examples of three different trout species in …