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From Our Blog

  • Gear we love – Lifeproof, keep your phone out of a bowl of rice on your next trip

    Lifeproof, keep your phone out of a bowl of rice on your next trip– Admit it we are all addicted to our phones.  I’ve lost more overboard ..[...]

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  • Iberá Marshlands, Argentina: Freshwater Dorado Fly Fishing.

    Morphology: The Iberá Marshland, located in Corrientes Province in northeastern Argentina, is the world’s second largest wetlands system after B..[...]

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  • Gear we love – What’s in your box? All you need for your bonefish trip to the Bahamas

    Gearing up for fishing trips is half the fun – ok, not quite half as much fun as pulling on a bonefish but it’s still fun.  Most people want t..[...]

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  • Rio Grande, Argentina: Best river in the world to fish for Giant Sea-Run Brown Trout.

    1. Morphology: The Rio Grand comes to life on the Chilean side of Tierra del Fuego and flows for 150 miles in a generally eastward direction, twis..[...]

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  • 10 Truths About Dorado Fishing

    You’ve seen them in the fly-fishing film tours, all over the web, and splashed across brochures advertising far-flung adventures to exotic lo..[...]

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  • Fishing in Chile

    Gear we love – The most important piece of gear I own

    Bonefishing is all about being able to see.  My sunglasses are my number one piece of equipment when I’m sight fishing.   Anywhere I travel I ..[...]

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  • Fishing Fun in Chile

    All New G&G Bahamas Bonefish Schools

    Big changes are coming for the 2018 Bahamas Bonefish School Jan 13-20 and 20-27, 2018 The Bonefish School on South Andros is one of our most popul..[...]

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  • Fishing Trip

    Gear we love – Keep dry – Patagonia Stormfont Pack 30L

    Here at Nervous Waters we spend our lives on the water.  Wading the endless flats of South Andros to the banks of the Rio Grande in Tierra del Fue..[...]

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  • Fishing on Sight

    End of Season Report Alto Paraná Lodge – 2017

    Throughout the season, river flows fluctuated: ranging from low to normal levels. More rain than usual made for some challenging fishing, at times ..[...]

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  • Fly Fishing Trip

    End of Season Report Pirá Lodge – 2017

    A Year in Review Pira Lodge’s season began with great weather, ideal water conditions, and a remarkable push of dorado. Expectations were underst..[...]

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  • Fly Fishing in Buenos Aires

    End of Season Report Villa Maria Lodge – 2017

    When we stepped into the river for the first time in 2017, it was eerily similar to how we left it back in April 2016. There were no signs of the u..[...]

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  • Best Fly Fishing

    End of Season Report Kau Tapen Lodge – 2017

    Kau Tapen Lodge: Year End Review Sitting down to write the final report of the season, what first comes to mind are the beaming faces of ecstatic c..[...]

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  • Fishing Experience

    Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 12 : March 25 – April 1, 2017

    The last week of summer proved to be an epic time at KauTapen lodge. We received new friends from France, and the CEO of Nervous Waters stopped by ..[...]

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  • Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 11 : March 18 – 25, 2017

    The week began with some challenging fishing due to high water and chocolate-colored flows. But as the days progressed, conditions improved as the ..[...]

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  • Bahamas Fly Fishing Services

    Fishing Report Villa Maria Lodge – Week 11: March 16 – 24 , 2017

    Similar to what we experienced the last couple of weeks, river levels have been seesawing daily due to some rain mixed with snowmelt from the headw..[...]

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  • Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 10 : March 11 – 18, 2017

    Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 10 : March 11 – 18, 2017

    The week passed was a tough one, we were incredibly unlucky with the weather conditions. We got off to a flying start on day one, river was in good..[...]

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  • Fishing Report Villa Maria Lodge – Week 9 & 10: March 4 - 16, 2017

    Fishing Report Villa Maria Lodge – Week 9 & 10: March 4 – 16, 2017

    The last couple of week in Rio Grande, especially the lower section, have been as challenging as ever. February has been quite particular, as it ra..[...]

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  • Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 9: March 4 - 11, 2017

    Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 9: March 4 – 11, 2017

    Wow!! One of the finest weeks of the last few years just went down on paper with 253 hooked fish in six days. The Rio Grande and the Menedez were b..[...]

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  • Brown Trout Fly Fishing Services

    Fishing Report Pira Lodge – February 2017

    February began with good water conditions. The result was 60 golden dorado caught between 3 boats during the first week. Most of the fish were in t..[...]

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  • Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 8: Feb. 25 – March 4, 2017

    Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 8: Feb. 25 – March 4, 2017

    It’s been an explosive week at Kau Tapen Lodge. The river has been flowing at an ideal level, water clarity was good, and the wind was practicall..[...]

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  • Easy Fly Fishing

    Fishing Report Villa Maria Lodge – Week 8: Feb. 24 – March 3, 2017

    Another group of returning guests visited us at Villa Maria Lodge this last past week. Having logged more than 10 trips to the Rio Grande, they wer..[...]

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  • Fly Fishing in Patagonia

    Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 7: Feb. 18 – 25, 2017

    This past week ushered in some variable weather, with light wind to start followed by a nuclear easterly that packed plenty of rain. River levels b..[...]

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  • Fly Fishing with Abaco

    Fishing Report Alto Parana – February 2017

    This season the Parana River ran slightly lower than usual for many weeks, so the water has been clear and warm. Those same conditions have helped ..[...]

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  • Fishing for Fun

    Fishing Report Villa Maria Lodge – Week 7: Feb. 18 – 23, 2017

    This past week we had a mixed group of first timers and Villa Maria Lodge regulars from Iceland and England. In between jokes about the Cold War an..[...]

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  • Small Fishing Trip

    Fishing Report Villa Maria Lodge – Week 6: Feb. 10 – 17, 2017

    Like the last days of the previous week, this fishing week started with some rain in the lower stretch but there were serious cells of rain and sno..[...]

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  • Fishing Girl

    Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 6: Feb. 11 – 18, 2017

    It’s safe to say this has been our most prolific week of the season, so far. And we can back up that claim with an outstanding number of incr..[...]

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  • Fishing in Bahamas

    Fishing Report Villa Maria Lodge – Week 5: Feb. 3 – 9, 2017

      The House of Forstinger’s Friends visited us last week. Willy first traveled to Villa Maria Lodge in 1986, so he’s seen a lot and has pl..[...]

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  • Full Size Render

    Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 5: Feb. 4 – 11, 2017

    Our fifth week at Kau Tapen lodge has come to an end. This time clients from Austria, the U.S. and England experienced some highly variable conditi..[...]

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  • Red Fish

    Fishing Report Chime Lodge January 2017

      Malleo Waters are low for this time of year and the fish are holding in deeper pools. Late afternoon dry-fly fishing has been productice usi..[...]

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  • Fishing Pic

    Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 4: Jan. 28 – Feb. 4, 2017

    Week four was made memorable by another awesome bunch of anglers at the lodge. Guests varied from experienced to first timers. Six members of the t..[...]

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  • Fishing Trip in Chile

    Fishing Report Pirá Lodge: Jan. 7 – 31, 2017

    This year marks one of the best seasons I’ve experienced in the Ibera wetlands. And we couldn’t have asked for a better start. Water conditions..[...]

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  • Fisher Man

    Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 3: Jan. 21 – 28, 2017

    Another week down at Kau Tapen Lodge as we continue onward with (mostly) good conditions and excellent results. Water temperatures have been perfec..[...]

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  • Aires Fly Fishing

    Fishing Report Villa Maria Lodge – Week 3: Jan. 21 – 26, 2017

    “The perfect week at the perfect lodge with the perfect guides.” That’s how one of our returning guests, Axel, described Week 3 at Villa Mari..[...]

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  • Amazing Fishing

    Fishing Report Villa Maria Lodge – Week 2: Jan. 14 – 19, 2017

    We just finished the second week of the season at Villa Maria Lodge and it was fantastic. In addition to great fishing we welcomed some familiar fa..[...]

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  • Amazing Fly Fishing

    Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 2: Jan. 14 – 21, 2017

      Our second week at Kau Tapen has come to an end and I’m pretty safe in saying the week was a success. We had a mixed group of guests f..[...]

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  • Lake Fishing

    Fishing Report Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 1: Jan. 7 – 14, 2017

    Kau Tapen Fishing Report Week 1: Jan. 7-14, 2017 Kau Tapen Lodge on the Rio Grande kicks off its 34th season this year. Over the years the river ha..[...]

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  • Bahamas Bonefishing

    Fishing Report Villa Maria Lodge – Week 1: Jan. 6 – 12, 2017

    Villa Maria Lodge – Fishing Report Fishing Report (Jan. 6 – 12, 2017) By Alejandro Martello   Welcome to Villa María Lodge 2017! You..[...]

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  • Season Fishing

    A Fly in the Curtains

    By Doug Larsen Copyright 2013 In 1984, Ronald Reagan was President of the United States. Madonna was a controversial twenty-something pop star as s..[...]

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  • Fishing in Bahamas

    Fly Fusion Magazine

    Fly Fusion Magazine recently spotlighted the spectacular flats fishing at Abaco Lodge. For those planning fall trips to the Marls, this bonefish-ri..[...]

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  • Fly Girls Week

    Fly Girls Week 2017 @ Abaco Lodge

    We’re At It Again… Fly Girls Week 2017 is just around the corner! After an extremely successful and fun inaugural trip to Nervous Waters’ Bai..[...]

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  • Flip

    Bonefish Beware: Fish with Flip Pallot @AbacoLodge in June

    In 2009, Flip Pallot attended the opening of Abaco Lodge and spent time with its managing partner, Oliver White. It was the beginning of a wonderfu..[...]

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  • Pirapita

    Pira Pitá Fly Patterns

    At Alto Parana lodge, anglers target resident Pira Pitá with lighter tackle than what is typically used for dorado. We recommend 6 weight rods for..[...]

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  • Dorado Fishing

    Every Cast Gets Us Closer

    Every Cast Gets Us Closer Casting 4 A Cure at Bair’s Lodge, Bahamas Winter at Bair’s Lodge is the time to escape the cold and connect w..[...]

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  • Fishing Desk

    Dorado Fly Patterns

    In most cases, golden dorado prefer dark patterns that produce great silhouettes in tannin-colored waters. But there are situations when carrying a..[...]

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  • Fishing at Water

    FISH & SUPPORT BTT!

    We are hoping to tag 1,000 fish that week -some on rod and reel some with nets. Clients are welcome and encouraged to be as involved in this proces..[...]

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  • Joe Drew

    LEARN FROM THE EXPERTS at ABACO LODGE

      What could be better? The great thing about a hosted trip is exceptional fishing at a top-notch lodge—but also combining that action with ..[...]

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  • Pira Fishing

    Pira Lodge – End of Season 2016

    The Dream Season Seasons, just like the name implies, are all about change. Some are challenging, where rewards are hard won. Others are easier, wh..[...]

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  • Season Essentials

    Villa María Lodge -­ Fishing Report (March 20 – 27, 2016)

    We have just  finished one of the most challenging weeks on the Rio Grande this season. The problem wasn’t fish—we have the fish! But the weat..[...]

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  • End of Season

    Pacú Fly Patterns

    Pacú fishing at Alto Parana lodge is all about exciting sight-fishing opportunities. We use 7 or 8-weight rods, rigged with floating tropical line..[...]

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  • Studies about the Rio Grande

    By Bio. Miguel Casalinuovo. Tech. Carlos Luizón began studying salmonids in the Rio Grande system in 2006. He described the basic biology of trout..[...]

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