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My favorite flies for Patagonia

Working as a fishing guide for many years in Chilean Patagonia, I have had experience with literally hundreds of fly patterns

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My Dear Yelcho River


Two weeks ago, I returned to my favorite region, the Yelcho River and lake basin. This is an extraordinary

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Not too far away

For most fishermen, there exists the idea that to fish for big trout you have to travel far. Most fishermen believe you need to seek out remote places very inaccessible, where only a lucky few can ever hope to arrive.

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Six Days Fishing at "Malito Lodge" PDF Print E-mail

Our best fishing package is that we make in the famous Palena area, this is one of the two most untouched region of Chilean Patagonia. The operating zone for this program is the southern part of Palena province, and the "Malito Lodge" is strategically located to optimize your time at all the fishing spots. This one week program allows for coverage of a vast area of trout fishing locations and each one within just a maximum of 1  1/2 hours driving time from the lodge. The lodge is great, comfortable, nice wooden made building with fine woods, located on the riverside, where you can have take off of the fantastic upper Palena river, another day we beging to fish from the lodge, and also there is a fantastic riffle to fish right on the lodge banks, we caught there some of the biggest fish this last season. The lodge is part of a big farm where we have natural food, some of the food we eat is provided by itself. Also we can organize horse back riding and hiking from the lodge. Take a look of some pictures of the lodge.
Fishing here is predominantly done with dry flies. Though, there are some places that are equally productive using wet flies or streamers, such as places that are frequented by big migratory trout or salmon. The species of this region are predominantly rainbows and browns, and there are even places where the beautiful brook char (Fontinalis Salvelinos) can be caught. Although it is not unusual to catch salmon, we are more focused on trout fishing as this is an area globally recognized as one of the very best trout fishing destinations. See some fishing photos of the last season in this wonderful place.
There are a lot of possibilities in terms of difficulty levels, varying from places for expert fishermen who seek out very shy trout, to places for beginners in rivers with abundant populations of less shy trout, from resident to migratory, from small brook trout to big lake and river trout.
This zone, which is characterized for its offer of perhaps the best dry fly fishing in the continent, could also be very productive using small nymphs using droppers (hanging flies), wet, streamers or even sometimes using eggs patterns depending on the location. In some areas big dries are used, such as terrestrials imitating grasshoppers and beetles, and in others fishing with dragonflies is more successful. The average size of the trout caught on dry fly is without doubt world class, difficult to beat anywhere in the world. Read More.... 

 

Season Report 2018-2019

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We are glad to say that last fishing season 2018-2019 in Palena was one of the good we have had so...

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Special Interest Trips

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Due to the requests of our clients, we have decided to offer additional services to make the thing...

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Fly Casting Lessons

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We are now offering individual or group fly casting lessons with convenient rates for groups. 

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Our Fly Fishing Trips

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  A lifetime fishing throughout the entire country, and ten years experience serving our clients ...

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Tres Piedras News

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  See how last season was, and discover why you should come to fly fish with us, and why to choos...

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Why Chilean Patagonia....

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Because without doubt it is the most pristine region on the earth. Simply, there is no way to full...

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Trespiedras Blog

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  Check out and follow our blog that gives useful information of most of the things you need to k...

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Chilean Cuisine and Wines

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  During the trips we always try or make diligent efforts to acquaint to our guest with the cultu...

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Testimonials

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  Francisco, I'm so happy that you are back home after a long season in Patagonia...

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Fly Fishing in Chile

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Chile has countless bodies of water in the Lake District, in Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego.

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New Fishing Trips

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  Great news....!! We are now carrying out new fishing packages to the the Central Patagonia.   ...

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Great Magazine..!

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    Read this interesting and different virtual magazine of Patagionia, you will read excellent ...

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