If you like fly fishing and are planning to visit Bariloche, get ready for the trip of a lifetime! Bariloche is surrounded by the best rivers in Patagonia for trout fishing. One of them, the Limay river, has some of the largest brown trout in the world! No wonder fly fishing in Bariloche attracts people across the globe. Fly fishing fanatics, head down south and cast your line!
Fly fishing in Bariloche offers everything for the international fly angler including highly diverse trout waters, a variety of lodge accommodations and activities for non-fishing companions. You can choose to camp, or stay in cabins. Experienced or not, you’ll have a great time and not to mention amazing views of crystal blue waters and the Andes.
Where to go? To orient you a little bit before you head off to go fly fishing in Bariloche, here is some basic information about the geography of the region and where to go. Many guided trips in Bariloche offer a variety of Patagonia fishing, exclusive access to private water and with highly experienced, licensed and insured Argentina fishing guides.
To the west of Bariloche lie dense temperate rain forests with secluded lakes and emerald rivers. Off to the east, the dry Patagonia steppe is refreshed by large, clear rivers occupied by trophy trout and few anglers. The main waters around Bariloche are the Manso River, Limay River and Pichi Leufu River, plus Fonck, Moscas and Hess Lakes. The nearby Nahuel Huapi Lake is also a popular spot for fly fishing in Bariloche. It harbors several species of trout including rainbow trout, brown trout and brook trout, which attract anglers from all over the world.
Written by Chloe Moore