Chime Lodge


Overlooking the cascading Chimehuin River, Chime Lodge boasts front-door access to the greatest diversity of trout water in northern Patagonia. Or sojourn farther afield and sample many of the fabled waters that put Patagonia on the fly-fishing map of the world.

Brown, rainbow, brook trout, and landlocked salmon all thrive here. You’ll wade, float, and fish untouched beats by horseback or vehicle-access, depending on your daily preferences.

Nervous Waters has explored this area for years—and we’re proud to offer a spectacular home-river experience along with a plush central hub within striking distance of varied world-class Patagonia fishing opportunities.


Patagonia fishing continues to deliver a world of opportunities to anglers in search of bright fish, supernatural surroundings, and ultimate adventure. Via Chime Lodge—located in the heart of Patagonia fly fishing territory—and alongside the team at Nervous Waters, many of the region’s most famous trout waters are now yours for the exploring. Here, your Patagonia fishing vacation starts with a visit to the renowned Chimehuin River—famous for quintessential Patagonia fly fishing in picturesque valleys located beneath a monolithic 11,300 foot Lanin Volcano. The Chimehuin is a Patagonia fishing mainstay: a wade and raft-friendly river that flows for 25 miles until it meets the Collon Cura River—another Patagonia fly fishing icon. Explore both, and then venture farther afield, sampling small, technical streams with an array of dry fly, streamer, and nymphing opportunities depending on the Patagonia fishing season and its revolving hatch calendar.

In addition to the large resident rainbow and brown trout of these powerhouse rivers and their tributaries, this is also a land of lakes. These awesome Patagonia fly fishing stillwaters include the Tromen, Huechulafquen, Epulafquen, Verde, and Curruhe—to name a few. Each has its own special nuances and all are known for sizeable trout, offering myriad opportunities for a trophy on any given day. Test your skills against these monsters and unlock all the secrets of Patagonia fly fishing at its best.

Whatever your Patagonia fly fishing itinerary entails, know that you are always in good hands for the duration of your Patagonia fishing stay. Our professional Patagonia fishing guides and lodge staff include seasoned local veterans, as well as a squad of international experts well versed in the seasonal intricacies of these prime Patagonia fly fishing waters. In total, the area is home to more than 20 trout-rich lakes, feeding a network of notable Patagonia fishing hotspots that attract fly fishers from around the globe.

Put Patagonia fishing is on your wish-list this season. Our diverse programs offers intrepid anglers a full submersion in everything this spectacular region has to offer. Start your next Patagonia fishing adventure with Nervous Waters today and prepare to embark on a Patagonia fly fishing trip you won’t soon forget.