Patagonia has the power of attraction on many trout fishermen. Fantastic scenery with volcanoes and lush valleys, and a season that suits us Norwegians perfectly! Trout season here starts in September and ends in April. Argentina has promoted its part of the area for many years, while the Chilean part has been relatively unknown. Chile has a lower standard of living and is not as good at marketing themselves, but the fact is that more Argentines go to Chile to fish for trout and salmon! Guess why…
Rio Puelo is a wide river with several tributaries, and it has both deep partitions and very shallow partitions. A good food supply, such as huge amounts of mayflies, stoneflies and crabs (!) make the fish grow fast, and this is really the place to go for “big game” on trout. If you come at the right time, the trout of a lifetime can be taken on a dry fly, if not; nymphs and streamers also fish really well. We believe that this can be a wonderful and exciting destination for those who do not measure quality in the number of fish, but fish size, nature experiences and challenging situations.
The river holds large brown trout, rainbow trout and steelhead (and 2 species of salmon), and the river is famous for that the largest specimens can be taken on dry flies; certainly on the enormous stone flies found in this river.