NEW NO FRILLS FISHING FROM YANKEE WAY LODGE AS LOW AS $2299 per week per person.
World class fishing is a favorite activity
in Chile. The waters are cold, clear and teeming with trout
and salmon. First class accommodations are offered below
that truly make a fishing trip in Chile one you won't soon
In the remote Patagonian Forest fish from
of Patagonia Lodge. Wade or float to fish in the nearby
Rio Simpson. Four wheel drive vehicles, and Zodiac boats
are employed to access lakes and rivers. Depending on your
interests and style, your guide will plan your daily activities.
The environment is wild and untamed and the weather is unpredictable
so pack you fleece and long underwear. For non-fishing guests,
sightseeing, hiking, horseback riding and birding are available
in nearby Coyhaique or surrounds.
At the end of the world, trout fish in the
crystal streams of Tierra del Fuego. Hosteria
Tierra del Fuego offers easy access to Rasmussen River,
ideal for dry fly, and the lagoons Carabinero and Cura.
Further afield find Rio Grande, White and Lynch Lakes flowing
into Argentina and Lago Blanco at the foothill of Darwin's
Range. Experienced anglers looking for a challenge may take
the 6-hour ride from the lodge to the difficult rivers of
Lago Deseado. Varieties include German Browns, steelhead
and rainbow with either fly or spinning rods.
Also in Patagonia combine fishing with hot
springs at Termas
de Puyuhuapi. The lodge offers full board and includes
many activities. Fishing is new to the area and trout and
salmon are a good catch. Species frequently caught are in
the double digits. Ideal for beginners, since the lodging
is so comfortable and the fish so bountiful.
Lakes District in Chile is a fisherman's paradise. Hundreds
of mountain streams flow into beautiful mountain lakes.
Troll fishing during the morning at Llanquihue lake is excellent.
But besides the fishing, the view that surrounds the lake,
of the Osorno volcano and Calbuco volcano are magnificent.
Here we can find Fario and Rainbow trout, Silver or Coho
salmon, Perca trout, etc. For fly fishing, day trips can
be arranged. From the base of the Osorno volcano, take the
road toward the estuary of Ralún, starting the descent
at the crossing of Hueñu - Hueñu with Petrohué
river. There receive the instructions and the proper gear
to start fishing (life jackets, etc.). Float downstream
on this pristine river, that runs through virgin areas,
surrounded by great and amazing hills, fish from the Mackenzies
or from the shore and get large Rainbow and Fario trout
that can weight up to 6 pounds. If you are in the area at
least one night, world class fishing may be experienced
as a day trip.
Outside of Puerto Varas on the shores of
Lago Llanquihue are the most accessible fishing lodges,
Chalhuafe Lodge and Yan
Kee Way Lodge. At Ruca
Chalhuafe Lodge the staff prides themselves in teaching
beginners casting techniques and fly tying but also offering
excellent fishing for experts. Outings on the fjords, rivers,
lakes and everglades provide opportunities for several types
of Salmon and Trout. In the foothills of the Andes, Yan
Kee Way Lodge stakes the River Petrohué as it's
home river. Again you'll fish for a variety of Salmon and
Trout in the nearby waters and spring creeks. Well appointed
rooms are outfitted with a Jacuzzi tub and a spa, sauna,
and massage room are available to guests.
El Patagon is much more secluded and offers anglers
a chance to fish where very few have fished before. Float
and jet boats are on hand to explore the surrounding waters,
vary the scenery and insure your fishing success. For those
wishing to relax in the evening, a stream side sauna and
hot tub are available.
An anglers paradise, Cumilahue
Lodge alongside Ranco Lake offers a comfortable accommodations
for days filled with trout fishing from November to May.
In the surrounding rivers fish with waders for an abundance
of fish in a variety of sizes. On the deepest stream you
may choose to take a full day boat trip. Packed lunches
and meals at the lodges always include Chilean wine. The
legendary, Adrian Dufflocq, is the grandson of the Frenchman
who brought the Cabernet grape to Chile, and one of the
finest anglers in the country. His wife Patricia insures
a fantastic experience by overseeing the surroundings and
renowned cusine. In the off season or if you are a non fisherman,
enjoy hiking, boat tours, float tours and birdwatching in
All of the lodges offer excellent cuisine
and wine. Only a few will enjoy these lodges as most only
accommodate 6 to 10 guests each, so it's important to reserve
early. A week is recommended for serious anglers but visits
as short as 3 nights may be incorporated into a comprehensive
itinerary highlighting other areas of Chile and Argentina.
us to include fishing in a customized itinerary for
travel to Chile.