Top 100 places to fly fish - Jurassic Lake Patagonia

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Here we go, Whieldon fly fishing top 100 best places to fly fish. These are in no particular order but for reasons of fly fishing excellence have made it to our list.


n95 Lago Strobel AKA Jurassic Lake Patagonia

Jurassic lake lodge, lago strobel, whieldon fly fishing

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We all knew that this place just has to be on the list of best places to fly fish, the lodge has its own new airstrip and the fish are just.... well let's face it..... Lunkers!

With possibly the best trophy Rainbow fishing in the world, unmatched catch records, a choice of rivers, lakes, creeks and lagoons and some of the best fishing guides in South America – there’s more than one reason to choose Patagonia as your next fishing holiday destination!

With access to both the Barrancoso River and the famous Stro- bel Lake, strongly believed to be the best water system in the world for trophy Rainbow Trout, join us in one of the most remote and wildest places of Argentine Patagonia.
Early season (mid-oct-jan) is when the bays surrounding the inlet of the river are full of trout.

Jurassic lake lodge, Lago Strobel, Patagonia, Argentina, Whieldon Fly Fishing

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Massive schools off huge trout patrol the area waiting for the right moment to run into the river, meaning catch records during this period are second to none. During the late season (March-April) the second run of the season occurs, this time it is not down to pure numbers, but size and shape. With explosive acrobatic runs, it’s time for some amazing challenging fishing for trophy rainbows with dry flies, sight-casting, and the chance to catch 20+lb trout with every cast!

The Lodge

Jurassic lake lodge, lago strobel, patagonia, whieldon fly fishing

Photo credits @jurassic lake lodge

All anglers dream of fishing some of the most remote, untouched waters on earth for large Rainbow Trout, and Patagonia has exactly that. With exclusive access to areas of the river and lake, you will join a select VIP club just by showing up to the lodge. They Have recently renovated accommodation boasts spacious living areas with private ensuites in every room and stunning panoramic views of the river and lake.

The Lodge has there own private chef, you will be treated each evening to traditional Argentinian dishes and Patagonian Lamb along with regular barbeques.

“If we were put on the spot and asked specifically where the most prolific 100 yards of trophy trout water in the world was, our response would be instant and our tone confident – ‘It is where Argentina’s Rio Barrancoso flows into Lago Strobel’ some label it surreal or incomprehensible, but for simplicity and accuracy – let’s just call it Jurassic Lake” Check them out here

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