It is hard to put fly-fishing into words. One may attempt to tell others about it but it is, and must always be, a personal experience. Wading a river, thinking about where the trout may be hiding, seeing a large salmon go upstream, realising that they are eating and waiting for the right moment to cast the fly accurately is part of the fly-casting phylosophy. A kind of phylosophy that earns fans year after year in our beautiful Chilean Patagonia and manages to attract fans from all latitudes in the planet.
Huge Lake Llanquihue, Lake Todos los Santos, Lake Rupanco and each of the rivers which start or end there, in addition to the streams and tributaries of each of these basins, turn this area into a real oasis for sport fishing.
National Parks like Vicente Perez Rosales, Puyehue, Alerce Andino, Hornopiren and Pumalín contribute with their leafy vegetation which includes hundreds of species and life aspects hard to imagine somewhere else.
A paradise for anglers
The trout and the salmon are the protagonists
Find the great fish
It is hard to put fly-fishing into words
The fly-casting phylosophy
Wading a river
There are volcanoes of all sizes, shapes and types. Active, dormant, snow-capped. The Osorno may be the most popular, but the Puntiagudo, the Casablanca, the Tronador, the Calbuco, the Yaltes, the Hosnopiren and the small Huequi, as well as others such as the Corcovado and the Michinmahuida, are ideal to create the perfect scenery for a day of fishing.
In this magnificent environment, the trout and the salmon are the protagonists. There is no water course or mirror in Southern Chile which does not contain either trout or salmon. Everything from the large rainbow and brown trout to the huge salmon, such as the silver, the coho and the land-locked salmon.
As far as salmon aquaculture in this area is concerned, it has reached incredible sustained growth levels which have placed the salmon next to the Norwegian giant. Both regions share production and export levels of salmon, which are grown in cages located in rivers, lakes and estuaries. When one of these cages breaks down, they free thousands of salmons that follow their instinct and go up the rivers once again in order to comply with their life cycle, including spawning, just like the wild fish do.
Spots like Puelo, Hosnopirén, Chaitén and Fuateleufú are ideal base camps from where visitors can explore amazingly beautiful sites which always offer the possibility of finding the great fish destined for each of us in some place or some moment of our lives. Any fishing outing may come true here.
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Adriazola Turismo Expediciones
Del salvador 129 (5550000) Puerto Varas, X Región, Chile
Tel: +56 65-2233477
Cel: +56 96895788
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