Chile

Journey to summer south of the Equator during winter months, and experience diverse and exceptional trout fishing in a beautiful, serene, and welcoming country. A trip to Chile offers much more than trout fishing—but the trout fishing alone makes the trip well worth it! Aside from trout, Chile has some of the most spectacular landforms on the planet. Have you ever hiked through a bamboo forest to get to a trout stream? From mountain peaks higher than the Rockies, to plant and animal species found nowhere else on the planet, Chile is different—and special.

Nervous Waters offers some of the best in Chile trout fishing via Futa Lodge, located on the Futaleufú River. The clear waters of the Futa host both brown and rainbow trout, and the first class accommodations and services provided by the lodge and its staff will make this an adventure you’ll remember for a lifetime. The lodge, which accommodates up to eight guests, also offers excellent Chilean wines and cuisine.

Chile is renowned for its beauty and natural resources. In fact, in the 1920s the country put into operation one of the finest national park systems in the world. As you fish for rainbow and brown trout, you’ll see prehistoric virgin rainforests, spectacular waterfalls, and hidden crystal clear rivers teeming with trout. If you’re really thirsting for adventure, you can visit our Argentine lodges in the same trip—no flights required, just a beautiful drive over the Andes.

Most anglers come to Chile to fish for trout. European settlers introduced brown and rainbow trout and a third species, brook trout, early in the twentieth century. The techniques used to fish for Chilean trout is similar to those used in the American West, since their diets are practically the same. You don’t need any special skills—just a love for fishing. Contact us today to book your Chilean trout fishing adventure of a lifetime.

Rainbow & Brown Trout
Futaleufú, Chile