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  • “Golden Badass” – by Christiaan Pretorius

    Continent-hopping angler Christiaan Pretorius checks dorado off the bucket-list in his latest article, “Golden Badass”, from This is Fly Magazine. Catch up with our intrepid Abaco manager and his good friend Patrick Duke as they explore paradise at Pira Lodge. Read the article...

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  • Gearing up for world’s end

    Tierra del Fuego means land of fire. But “land of wind”, as many traveling anglers know, would be an equally appropriate title for this breathtaking part of the world. When it chooses to blow hard, casting can become more complicated. With the right equipment and the proper technique, however, a...

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  • You’re gotta see it to believe it!

    For several years now, we at Nervous Waters Fly Fishing have been expounding the virtues of fishing one of the world’s greatest ecological water systems ——-The Ibera Marshlands of Argentina.  The expanse of this mostly unexplored area is hard to imagine.  An area consisting of 3,000,000 acre...

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  • How to shoot the perfect hero shot

    How to Hero Shot by Stephan  Dombaj You travel halfway around the globe to explore the best fishing waters in Argentina, so don’t settle for a lame photo to commemorate a great fish. More than 36,000 years ago, successful hunters in Spain dragged their kills back to their dark caves and then pain...

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  • A Golden Opportunity

    A Golden Opportunity story Kathryn Fensterstock photos Fly Fishing Nation Angler Kate Fensterstock recently joined us at Pira Lodge, in the Ibera Marsh. Here, in the pages of Country & Town House magazine, she recounts her breathtaking transformation from chalkstream trout chaser to jungle dor...

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  • Welcome to Suindá Lodge, on the remote Upper Paraná River

    Starting in January 2019, Nervous Waters will officially open its newly built Suindá Lodge. Suindá is a dorado-fisher’s dream, strategically located near the town of Itatí, in the province of Corrientes. The region houses one of the most productive sections on the Upper Paraná River, a cle...

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  • Gold Rush

    Gold Rush story Kathryn Fensterstock photos Fly Fishing Nation   Be sure to check out the new issue of DUN Magazine for its colorful feature story on Pira Lodge, in the Ibera Marsh. The piece, entitled “Gold Rush”, details the great dorado fishing in the region. Plus it’s jam packed with...

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  • Top Flies for Rio Grande Trout… And How To Fish ’Em

    By S. Dombaj and T. Burrell Argentina’s Rio Grande and its Rio Menendez tributary are home to healthy returns of migrating trout that can reach near-mythical proportions. In order to turn lore into reality, preparation is key. In this short series of articles, we intend to help you do just that by...

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  • Comfort Meets Premium Tent-Camp Adventure – Argentina

      Multi-night floats on Patagonia’s A-List trout streams are a must-do for serious trout fishers. And Patagonia River Guide’s “Unplugged” camp options are at the top of the bucket list. You’ll fish for large trout on miles of unpressured water, on quintessential r...

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  • Pira Lodge River Diary: April 1 – 15, 2018

    This season has flown by, probably because it’s been the busiest we’ve ever had at Pira. It will also been one of the best seasons I’ve ever seen in the Ibera Marsh. The fishing was simply spectacular. We explored a huge slice of geography throughout the Marsh, as well as up and down the Corri...

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