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The most relevant lodges at Patagonia, have evolved from what was once a rustic fishing or hunting camp into luxurious world-class accommodation. It is a purpose built facility that has been designed to meet the needs of the most discerning angler. The accommodation has been created with traditional fishing and hunting lodge atmosphere in mind, but also combines elements of modern luxury with wonderful style.
When you're staying at an estancia, you have to consider that is not a hotel where guests retreat to their suites and order room service at night. Visiting some traditional Patagonic estancia is a highly social affair: meals are communal and leisurely, and guests are encouraged to join the family as they gather around the fire, leafing through fly fishing magazines or art books and sharing stories.
The lodges are the key to best fishing and maximum fishing time.
Each river cuts through huge tracts of private land that restricts access, protects the fishery and ensures a solitary experience. There is a good chance you'll have the river to yourself during the days of your stay. These rivers receive minimal fishing pressure which will be evident in the intact riparian environment and of course, the healthy condition of the trouts.
Located in the foothills of the Patagonian Andes, Estancia Huechahue is set on a classic Argentine working ranch of approximately 15,000 acres, 30 miles norht-east of San Martin de Los Andes airport, and two hours driving from Bariloche.
Huechahue offers our guests the best of Argentine hospitality and experience life on a working farm in Northern Patagonia, and excellent location for fishing near many important fly fishing rivers, including the Alumine, Chimihuin, Collon Cura and Malleo rivers.
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Few places in the world truly embody the spirit of adventure more than the fabulous award-winning Tipiliuke Lodge, located in the heart of Northern Patagonia. Offering world class luxury accommodation and a uniquely fly fishing experience in the Chimehuin river ,that together with the Quilquihue river has an amazing variety of waters, most allowing fly fishermen to easily wade and fishing for wild Rainbow and Brown Trout.
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Located about 1 hour "plus" from Chapelco airport, Quemquemtreu estancia is a great ranch of 200,000 acre, that offers the possibility of having a unique experience of a different fly fishing trip, lodging in the main house of a traditional cattle and polo horses breeding ranch. The Quemquemtreu estancia has both fishing and hunting lodges, each having a capacity for 10 guests.
Quemquemtreu gives us private access to the lower reaches of the Collón Cura River, being able to make more than 5 different day floats and return to the Estancia each evening.
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Tactically located, San Huberto is one of the most requested Argentina fishing lodges in Northern Patagonia. This Lodge has 6 rooms with twin or double beds, holding a max of 12 guests.
San Huberto Lodge is one of our favorite estancias not only because of the superior fishing on the Malleo River, but also because the staff treats our guests like special friends. More information about San Huberto Lodge.
Just because you're fishing doesn't mean you have to be sleeping on the ground and eating your meals by a campfire. Tres Rios, more than a luxury lodge, this three room lodge matches guests with private chefs, guides, transportation and everything you might need to design your fishing experience. The lodge is just 10 minutes from the famous Chimehuin and Collon Cura Rivers.
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Our preferred program is to combine accommodation in Arroyo Verde with other lodges.
Arroyo Verde Lodge is an excellent choice for couples. Non anglers will enjoy horseback riding from the fine stable provided, as well as hiking and a trip to the nearby cottage on Lake Traful, that offers a view you will not soon forget.
The estancia borders with 12 miles of the magnificent Traful River. It is home to huge and numerous brown and rainbow trouts and the occasional Landlocked Atlantic Salmon. Trophies are not uncommon on the Traful, and expert nymph fishermen find it to be an angling paradise. Find out more.
Tres Lagos Ranch is located on the Filo Hua Hum River at the Nahuel Huapi National Park and surrounded by stunning Andes mountains scenery, with snow-covered peaks, brilliant lakes, lush meadows and crystal clear streams. Is a privately-owned working ranch dedicated to cattle breeding that is located and between the towns of Bariloche and San Martin de los Andes.
The hosts provide an warm welcome with a country life approach and their British/Argentinean background allows a wonderful insight into life in the Andes. See more about Filo Hua Hum Lodge.
Nestled in the Lanín National Park and surrounded by the Quillén Valley, this 65000 acre Estancia offers a natural paradise suitable for fly-fishing and other recreational activities such as trekking, rafting, and mountain-biking.
The Main House was built many years ago with local wood and stone, is a large and comfortable structure that holds double rooms with private bathrooms. Strategically placed offer unique views of the most fantastic landscapes, only a few kilometers away from the river.
The Quillén River and its tributary, the Malalco, have a perfect structure for dry fly fishing for Rainbow and Brown trouts. Hosteria Rio Quillen Lodge.