Fly fishing in southern Chile
Every fisherman understands how rewarding it is to go out with a rod and try to get a big fish ... In Chile we have the privilege of having excellent and diverse areas to ensure a good catch.
We invite you to visit the Chilean south, which you will surely love, not only for the stunning scenery and nature, but also for the good level of fishing you will find.
Depending on the area and the type of fish, there are different seasons in each place. The amount of fish that can be taken also depends on the place, being able in some cases to maintain up to three fishes, while in others only catch and release, or fishing with return, is allowed. Below, the details of fly fishing, according to each Region:
Already in the Araucanía Region - about 700 km from Santiago - the privileged places where you can fish begin. Near the tourist areas of Pucón and Caburga, there is the Licura river. The Toltén and Allipén rivers are also good.
One of the most visited places is the Biological Reserve of Huilo Huilo and its surroundings. In an environment of tranquility and nature, you can enjoy various rivers and lagoons to fish.
There are places near the Carretera Austral perfect to practice this sport. The river Puelo delights with its intense blue color, next to the lake Yelcho of a deep blue. It also highlights the Petrohué River, near the city of Puerto Varas, with a large population of wild trout.
Region of Aysén
Undoubtedly the greatest attraction of the area is the General Carrera Lake. An immense mass of water surrounded by green and little population. Nearby is the largest river in the country, the Baker, renowned for its beauty and the immense population of fish it has. Also highlight the Green Lake and the Palena River in the area. In the area of Puerto Montt, Aysén and Chaitén you can find various places to go. Do not miss some like Futaleufú and Cochrane.
Region of Magallanes and the Chilean Antarctic
For those who do not suffer from the cold, further south is the Rio Grande and the entire Torres del Paine area. Not only you can fish, but also take advantage of knowing the beautiful landscapes.