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Expert Q&A – Las Buitreras Lodge, Argentina

Las Buitreras Lodge, Argentina Just north of the Straits of Magellan in southeastern-most Argentina flows the lovely and incomparable Rio Gallegos. For many a seasoned rod, this lovely low-gradient system and the charming Las Buitreras Lodge that serves it represent the pinnacle sea trout experience. Why? Well, the reasons are many, beginning with that fact […]

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Expert Q&A – Carrileufu River Lodge, Argentina

Carrileufu River Lodge – Central Patagonia, Argentina The newly constructed Carrileufu River Lodge was purpose-built for anglers with all the amenities one would expect from a well-run trout fishing operation. The lodge is conveniently situated near the quaint rural town of Cholila, just outside the northern border of Los Alerces National Park, a park widely […]

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Expert Q&A – Las Pampas Lodge, Argentina

Las Pampas Lodge – Rio Pico, Argentina  In many ways Las Pampas Lodge offers the ultimate Argentine trout fishing experience. Their remote location, their diversity of waters, and there 100% Argentine staff makes this a complete package that is hard to improve upon. With a multitude of spring creeks, small freestone rivers, and trophy still waters […]

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Trip Report – Las Pampas Lodge, Argentina with Silver Bow Fly Shop

In early February, we helped our friends at Silver Bow Fly Shop put a group together at Las Pampas Lodge in Argentina. Below you will see trip leader Sean Visintainer’s great photos and wonderful trip report. All of us at Fly Water Travel want to thank Sean for letting us help with the adventure and […]

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Los Plateados – The Mircale of Argentina’s Atlantic Steelhead

Los Plateados, Argentina For more than 20 years anglers have been chasing the mysterious steelhead of southern Argentina’s vast, sweeping, blue-gray Rio Santa Cruz. It has never been an easy, high catch rate proposition but recently the river has entered a new era where it is finally well enough understood to make a dedicated trip […]

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Cancellation Discount – Estancia Tecka Lodge, Argentina

Due to last minute cancellations, there are two rods available March 16 – 23, 2019 at a discounted rate. The new rate is $4,900 per person (normally $6,300 per angler)!  Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to travel to one of Argentina’s finest trout lodges at a premium price. Estancia Tecka is one of […]

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Cancellation Discount – Estancia Despedida, Argentina

Estancia Despedida, Argentina  Due to cancellations there are 2 spots available for the weeks of March 9-16 and March 16-23 at Estancia Despedida in Argentina. Since this is a short notice cancellation the lodge is offering $1625 off of the standard rate. Despedida lodge is a family run sea trout lodge with an intimate atmosphere […]

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Cancellation Discount – Los Plateados Lodge, Argentina

Los Plateados Lodge, Argentina Due to a cancellation, there are four discounted spaces available the week of April 20 – 26, 2019 at Los Plateados Lodge in Argentina. While there are a great many appealing and productive steelhead rivers in the world, the argument for Argentina’s mighty Rio Santa Cruz being far and away the […]

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Prime Availability – Las Pampas Lodge and Coyhaique River Lodge, Patagonia

Due to last minute cancellations two coveted spots have become available at Las Pampas Lodge in Argentina and Coyhaique River Lodge in Chile.  These lodges are favorites with Fly Water Travel clients and are booked solid year after year.   Las Pampas Lodge, Argentina In many ways Las Pampas Lodge offers the ultimate Argentine trout fishing […]

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2019 Availability – Villa Maria Lodge & Kau Tapen Lodge, Argentina

Kau Tapen Lodge, Argentina Kau Tapen (“house of fishing” in the native Indian Ona language) is the original sea-run brown trout fly fishing lodge in Tierra del Fuego and the standard of elegance by which other fly fishing lodges are measured. What started as the brainchild of Jorge Donovan and Jacqueline De Las Carreras over […]

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The sea run trout of South America have been the stuff of lore in the fly fishing world for decades. Over the years, images of brown trout pushing the 30 lb benchmark in southernmost Argentina have simply added fuel to the fire that burns in the hearts of anglers who wish to come face to […]

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Early Season Availability – Dorados on the Fly, Argentina

Dorados on the Fly, Argentina The Upper Rio Parana is a large tailwater system some 70 kilometers below the Yacireta Dam, and this portion of the river forms a substantial part of the border between Argentina and Paraguay. Because it is a tailwater, the water is generally clear, unlike other large rivers in northern Argentina. […]

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Across the dynamic landscape of Chile and Argentina, the fishing opportunities are endless. This works to the benefit of the angler because this means there is truly something for everyone in Patagonia. While some may prefer to spend long days on foot walking and wading the rivers of the region, others travel south to experience […]

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Sea Trout Availability – World’s End Lodge, Argentina

World’s End Lodge, Argentina Relatively unknown to the modern world of traveling anglers, the Irigoyen and its sister systems in southernmost Tierra del Fuego win top honors for the smallest systems with the largest sea-run trout. For trout anglers who enjoy small water, complex woody stream structure, solace from the wind and the chance to […]

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Prime Availability – Route of the Spring Creeks, Argentina

Route of the Spring Creeks This boutique, family-style fly fishing program takes two lucky anglers on a truly authentic journey combining the best brook and brown trout fishing in southern Patagonia. Guest will stay at traditional family-run Argentine estancias dating back to the 1930’s as well as a unique wilderness Eco Camp. Limited to only […]

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Sea Trout and Steelhead – Los Plateados​ and Estancia Maria Behety

For serious anadromous anglers that want to experience the very best swing fishing in Argentina, this is the trip. Swing the broad glacial-blue flows of the mighty Rio Santa Cruz for Atlantic steelhead and then continue on to Tierra del Fuego to fish the remarkable Rio Grande, home to the world’s most prolific race of […]

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Expert Q&A – Jurassic Lake Lodge, Argentina

Jurassic Lake Lodge – Southern Patagonia, Argentina Jurassic Lake is nothing short of a biological anomaly and must be the most prolific trophy rainbow fishery on the planet. The lake itself is a large desert sink lake measuring approximately 20 by 15 km. It is located at approximately 3,000 ft. elevation in the wide open […]

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Las Pampas Lodge – The Essence of Patagonia

As we began the three-hour drive south from Esquel airport to Las Pampas Lodge, we thought we were getting a feeling for what our final destination’s landscape would be like. Not so. In the first hour we passed through arid lands reminiscent of Utah, then an hour later things looked more like eastern Montana, and […]

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Last Openings for 2019 – Rio Grande, Argentina

The following dates represent the remaining openings for 2019 at Kau Tapen Lodge and Villa Maria Lodge on the Rio Grande. The Rio Grande is home to the largest sea-run brown trout on Earth. These formidable ocean migrators have captivated the hearts and minds of two-handed fly anglers for years, and these are two of the […]

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Expert Q&A – Estancia Despedida, Argentina

Estancia Despedida – Rio Grande, Argentina Despedida lodge is a family run sea trout lodge with an intimate atmosphere which permeates every aspect of the place. Danny and Helen Lajous have been hosting fishermen on the Rio Grande for nearly two decades. With a very high return rate, guests at Despedida have come to appreciate […]

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Jurassic Journey by George Krumm

Read the recently published article on Jurassic Lake Lodge in Salmon, Trout, and Steelheader  

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Expert Q&A – Route of the Spring Creeks, Argentina

Route of the Spring Creeks – Southern Patagonia, Argentina This boutique-style fly fishing program takes anglers on a truly authentic journey combining the best brook and brown trout fishing in southern Patagonia with stays at two traditional family-run Ar­gentine estancias that date back to the late 1800’s and a comfortable and rustic Eco Camp consisting […]

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Trophy Trout Tour: Capitan Lodge + Jurassic Lake Lodge

For anglers looking for the very best trophy rainbow trout tour in Argentina, this 10-day trip in the remote steppe of southern Patagonia’s Santa Cruz Province is it. This trip starts with three and half days at the Patagonia Fly Fishing Company’s Capitan Lodge (formerly know as Kooi Noom) and is followed up with a full week at […]

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World’s End Lodge, Argentina – 2019 Availability

World’s End Lodge, Argentina  Relatively unknown to the modern world of traveling anglers, the Irigoyen and its sister systems in southernmost Tierra del Fuego win top honors for the smallest systems with the largest sea-run brown trout. For trout anglers who enjoy small water, complex woody stream structure, solace from the wind and the chance […]

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Jurassic Lake Lodge, Argentina – 2018/2019 Prime Availability

Jurassic Lake Lodge, Argentina “I fished at Jurassic Lake Lodge last November and it’s very difficult to describe to people as there is nothing else like it in the world. The best I can say is imagine wading through a river, pushing 10 pound trout out of the way with your feet so you can […]

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When is the “best” time to go? – Jurassic Lake Lodge, Argentina

Jurassic Lake Lodge, Argentina The Jurassic Lake (aka Lago Strobel) fishing season runs from mid-October through April and can be broken down into three distinctively different seasons – early, mid and late.  Each part of the season has its own merits and reasons to go and we hope the summary below helps you decide the […]

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Northern Patagonia Float Trips – Collon Cura River, Argentina (Video)

Northern Patagonia Float Trips, Argentina It is no secret that we at Fly Water Travel love being on the water, and when answering, “how much time do we want to spend there?” the answer is always, “the more the better!” On Northern Patagonia float trips, that is just what you get: quality river time and lots […]

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Las Pampas Lodge, Argentina – 2018 Late Season Availability

Las Pampas Lodge, Argentine Patagonia Well past the end of the good road where the outermost tendrils of rangeland blend with the rugged snow-capped Andes is a fantastical angling landscape of endless diversity and intrigue. This rugged of-the-beaten-path region of Argentina’s Chubut province is far beyond the familiar waters surrounding Esquel and San Martin to […]

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New Destination – Estancia La Limay, Argentina

Estancia La Limay, Argentina Estancia La Limay is one of only two lodges on the remarkable Limay River. A large, crystal clear desert gem, the Limay is home to some of Patagonia’s largest rainbows and browns. Anglers fish the river from drift boats, throwing dries and steamers for numerous resident fish in the 18 to […]

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Estancia Despedida – Rio Grande, Argentina – 2018 Availability

Estancia Despedida – Rio Grande, Argentina Estancia Despedida is a family run sea trout lodge with an intimate atmosphere which permeates every aspect of the place and has access to prime stretches of the Rio Grande and Rio Menendez. This operation and its team of seasoned guides have a proven record of producing impressive catches […]

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