Learning to Fish for Brown and Rainbow Trout
Understanding and using the combination of both, the scientific
and artistic approach to fly fishing will give you an appreciation
of this sport. At Patagonia Adventures we will not only
teach you to fly fish, but also how to catch fish. Practice,
patience and the teaching of a master guide will enable
you to enjoy the excitement and pleasure of Fly Fishing.
Alto Puelo Lodge
in the heart of the pristine Andes Mountains in Patagonia,
Argentina/Chile the Alto Puelo Lodge is a perfect location
to brush up or learn to fly fish. Surrounded by unspoiled
nature and a valdivian forest, the Alto Puelo Lodge is built
at the edge of the Rio Puelo. Both rainbow and brown trout
await you in the turquoise blue water. A perfect environment
to learn to fly fish.
it is your first time or you need to brush up on your techniques,
our Master Guides are here to teach. At the lodge you will
and its habits
diet of trout
to tie a basic fly imitation
to read the water conditions
trout are likely to be waiting
the fly to the fish.
a delightful breakfast, the morning will be spent learning
the basics. They include; the reel and fly line, casting,
how to handle
the rod and learning to tie important knots to assure you
won't lose the fly or fish. Each new morning you will advance
on a vital part of learning the art of fly fishing.
the afternoons, after a light lunch and perhaps a bit of
siesta, your guide will take you out on the water to practice
what you have learned and he will also show you different
techniques of fly fishing. Being on the river is a lot different
as compared to learning on the grass or a pond. You will
be where the action is and with the guiding patience of
your master guide, you will do some serious fishing.
early evening are usually presented with the evening hatch.
The trout will surface the lakes and rivers jumping and
gulping the flies that also will rise to the surface. At
that time, what you learned about fly fishing during the
day will be applied at fast motion.
fishing after the evening hatch are always looked forward
to with an exquisite cuisine prepared by our chef and accompanied
by some of the fine Argentine or Chilean wines followed
by an artistic light desert. Relaxing and conversing with
new friends or telling fish stories to your fly fishing
partners leads to a pleasant rest with dreams of next days
Patagonia Adventures - Kent Schoenauer at 011 54 2944 492513
for more information.