Argentina Fishing Holidays: sea trout and steelhead fishing at its best
Argentina beckons sportsmen form all over the world on account of its simply outstanding sporting opportunities, whether that be with a fishing rod, gun or on horseback. It was however the simply outstanding Sea Trout fishing in Southern Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego that really put Argentina on the destination angling map. The Rio Grande and Rio Gallegos offer Sea Trout fishing like no other location in the world. Fish of 20lbs are common place and 30lbs always a possibility. Added to this heady concoction is the out of this world Rainbow Trout fishing at Jurassic Lake (Lago Strobel), amazing Trout fishing in Patagonia and the absolutely voracious Dorado in the sub-tropical North…and if you pop over the border to Chile...
Argentina’s famed sea trout waters are located in the southern tip of the country, which is regarded as the home to some of the best sea trout fishing in the world. Our lodge, the Las Buitreras, is located beside the beautiful Rio Gallegos River. Fishing with lightweight tackle, you will find the sea trout to be numerous and very aggressive.MORE ABOUT TROUT FISHING AT LAS BUITRERAS LODGE>>>
Kau Tapen sets the standards of comfort for fishing lodges worldwide. It is as exclusive as any 5 star boutique hotel you are likely to find with every aspect of this lodge designed and tailored to ensure that this will be a holiday to remember. Huge open-faced wood burning stoves, deep sofas, crisp linen, deeply polished wooden floorboards, an all inclusive and comprehensive bar alongside an innovative and delicious Argentinean menu ensure the whole experience is second to none.MORE ABOUT TROUT FISHING AT KAU TAPEN>>>
The Rio Grande needs little by way of introduction with fish averaging 10 lbs in weight with specimens over 30 lbs caught each season. Villa Maria has offered small private groups exciting fishing on some of the most productive pools in the lower river since 1994.MORE ABOUT TROUT FISHING AT RIO GRANDE>>>
Jurassic Lake is a new trout fishing destination in the heart of Patagonia. It is a lake packed with monstrous rainbow trout feeding fat in a lake teeming in fresh-water shrimps. Over a period of seven hours, three fishermen landed 80 fish weighing between six and 20 lbs. Some of the fish were so large they can only be described as almost entirely oval in shape.MORE ABOUT TROUT FISHING AT JURASSIC LAKE>>>
Introduced in the 1900’s The Santa Cruz Steelhead disappeared for quite some time, lost in the vastness of this incredible glacial river. Once established however they have thrived and represent the only significant run of Steelhead on the eastern seaboard of the Americas and are virtually untouched by anglers. The recently reinstated fishing lodge at Los Plateados estancia offers the best private water on the river. Affordable and remote but with great service from a dedicated team of experienced guides.MORE ABOUT STEELHEAD FISHING AT SANTA CRUZ>>>
Pira lodge, situated in the Corrientes region of Argentina, treats the angler to enviable levels of comfort whilst being positioned to provide fantastic access to some of the most exciting Golden Dorado fishing available. These fish are as powerful as they look and on a fly rod the action is spectacular.MORE ABOUT FISHING FOR GOLDEN DORADO AT PIRA LODGE>>>
Argentina Fishing Reports & News
The threat of low-water or mosquitoes tends to make some people wary of the July weeks on the Kola Peninsula. One bad week does not however reflect on the whole season and those who stay the courA return to Las Buitreras Lodge on the Rio Gallegos and a look at the newly established Steelhead lodge on the Santa Cruz River - Los Plateados. Fishing in Southern Argentina is a unique experience from the culture to the environment with arresting scenery and big fish! The pictures and the film tell the story.READ MORE>>>
Following on from a week of unparalleled fishing gluttony at Jurassic Lake Waikato flyfishers from New Zealand spend a week at Las Buitreras lodge in Southern Patagonia. Fishing for Sea Trout on the Rio Gallegos is a more refined affair than the wickedly satisfying indulgence of Lago Stroble-aka Jurassic Lake. Waikato flyfishers give nn overview of what to expect at Las Buitreras fishing lodge.READ MORE>>>
Lago Strobel AKA Jurassic Lake has a reputation unlike almost any other fishing destination. Stories of almost unlimited numbers of Rainbow Trout abound! Myth, marketing hyperbole, fishermen's fantastical ego's at work? Waikato Flyfishers start their three week expedition to Argentina with a week at Jurassic Lake in January 2013…and what a week…1,100 Trout in 6 days…average 6-10lbs!!!!!READ MORE>>>
To my mind the Sea Trout fishing in Argentina has no equal. Each year the Rio Grande and Rio Gallegos Rivers entice anglers to travel an unquestionably long distance in the hope of securing what will almost certainly be a personal best fish whilst staying in some of the finest fishing lodges on the planet.READ MORE>>>
Alternative Sporting Options
Argentina has much more than just fishing to offer. Fantastic wing-shooting, stalking, horse-riding and polo are on offer to name just a few. All the destinations below are perfect for non-fishers.
Cordoba is considered the dove shooting capital of the world. The 100 square mile radius (160 km) around the lodge is annually inhabited by over 40 million dove. For the uninitiated this is quite possibly shooting heaven and whether you are a veteran or a relative novice you will be able to find sport to match.MORE ABOUT DOVE SHOOTING AT LA DORMIDA LODGE>>>