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  • Kau Tapen Lodge Report Week 3: January 18-24, 2020

    Another fantastic week comes to an end!  We were happy to welcome another great bunch of anglers in our realm of giant sea trout, good wine, endless skies, and hearty cuisine, to battle the elements at the end of the world and chase dreams in the troubled waters of the Río Grande. Cheryll and Pete...

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  • Villa Maria Lodge – Week 3: January 17-23rd, 2020

    This week we excitedly welcomed back our friend Axel and former veteran guide Ale Bianchetti.  When we approached the river during our warm up session, we realized the river was still affected by the previous week’s rain. The river was high and slightly off-color but fortunately, it appeared to b...

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  • Villa María Lodge : Week 2 – January 10 – 16th, 2020

    We just finished our second week at Villa Maria Lodge. Once again, the week was dominated by challenging weather, strong storms, and changing river conditions. Our opening week concluded with heavy rains along the Rio Grande’s valley, all the way up to the Andes. This resulted in higher water lev...

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  • Kau Tapen Lodge – Report Week 2: January 11-17, 2020

    One great week was in the books and we were all very happy with the start of the season, despite of its rather late nature this year. While we had to say “good-bye” to our first week’s amazing bunch of, we were keen on meeting our new guests for this coming week: A fairly small group would awa...

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  • Villa Maria Lodge: Week 1 – January 3-9, 2020

    We are back for a new season at Villa Maria Lodge! We just finished up our opening week and it was really exciting for several reasons. The river conditions we encountered in the River were phenomenal. The water level is the highest we have seen since 2014. This is a great thing to see after several...

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  • Pirá Lodge – Start of the season, 2020

    The start of our 2020 season has kicked off with great water conditions, both in terms of water level and temperature. All of the channels are in great fishing shape, allowing the dorado to take full advantage and spread out in the marsh. The water temperature is at the perfect level for dorado to g...

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  • Kau Tapen Lodge – Report Week 1: Opening Week January 4-10, 2020

    The opening week of this season. Needless to say, we were all pretty excited to get the ball rolling, welcome our first week’s guests, and kickstart our fishing year 2020! We could not have asked for a better bunch of anglers for this first week, an amazingly homogenous group, a lot of familiar fa...

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  • Kau Tapen River Diary – Start of the 2020 season – Guide’s week: Dec 27, 2019 -Jan 3, 2020

    The very first week of the season, the first opportunity for all of our Guides to see the water for the first time before our opening group with guests. This year, we’re excited to welcome a few new faces to the team, Lucas and Juanjo both from Argentina, and Eugene who will arrive here a few week...

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  • Suindá Lodge – Start of the season 2020

    Our 2020 season has kicked off with some truly remarkable catches! Despite lower water levels, the fishing action has been hot at Suinda Lodge with several large Golden Dorado landed in our first sessions. Focusing on structure in the Parana has paid off for our anglers with most dorado being found ...

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  • At the edge of the world by Chad Shmukler

    Images: Chad Shmukler and Earl Harper.  Words: Chad Shmukler. Tierra del Fuego, the windswept archipelago at the tip of South America, might rightly be called the edge of the world. Separated from the rest of the South American continent by the Straights of Magellan, Tierra del Fuego is the southe...

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