Chimehuin Safaris

Chimehuin Safaris

fish the best trout streams of Patagonia with one of the most savvy outfitters

Chimehuin SafarisIt was Joe Brooks, Fishing Editor of Outdoor Life, who popularized Argentina’s trout fishing for North American anglers with tales of giant brown trout taken from the mouth of the Chimehuin River.

Since those early days many anglers have journeyed to Patagonian rivers, and returned addicted to the many charms of Argentina. For it’s not just the fishing that is so satisfying, it’s every aspect of the experience, from the beauty of the countryside to the superb meals.

Zapata Fishing Safaris

Zapata Fishing Safaris Cuba

this great fishing area was closed for 35 years

Zapata Fishing SafarisWhen light-tackle saltwater fishing emerged, Cuba was one of the most tempting destinations. Its streaking bonefish,high-vaulting tarpon, powerful snook, and the aerial barracuda drew astonishing praises from visiting anglers. The 1959 change of government wiped out angling opportunities, but now, more than 35 years later the famous Zapata National Park, a million-acre plus reserve, open to anglers.

Easy-to-wade flats, loaded with bonefish, seem to be everywhere, with just a small portion explored since the park was re-opened. These bones average three to four pounds but eight pounders will be caught here. In preliminary visits, fishermen took over 30 in a single day. Two anglers fishing under horrible, windy conditions landed well over l00 bones in a day’s outing. Increasing numbers of permit are also being spotted, along with some huge barracuda.

Chimehuin Safaris_fishguy

Chimehuin Safaris

fish the best trout streams of Patagonia with one of the most savvy outfitters

Chimehuin Safaris_mountainIt was Joe Brooks, Fishing Editor of Outdoor Life, who popularized Argentina’s trout fishing for North American anglers with tales of giant brown trout taken from the mouth of the Chimehuin River.

Since those early days many anglers have journeyed to Patagonian rivers, and returned addicted to the many charms of Argentina. For it’s not just the fishing that is so satisfying, it’s every aspect of the experience, from the beauty of the countryside to the superb meals.