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FISH STORY: AN EXTRAVAGANT OR INCREDIBLE TALE

  FISH STORY: AN EXTRAVAGANT OR INCREDIBLE TALE by Eric Ladd In the heart of northern Argentina lies the kingdom of the Dorado, spanning from Pira Lodge on the Ibera Marshlands, to Delta Lodge where the Paraná River empties into the Atlantic. In between, anglers encounter the largest Dorado on Planet Earth during their annual …

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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 southernmost location on the entire globe one …

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Fly fishing in the Land of fire – by Evan Mcglinn

In the snow-capped Andes of nearby Chile, the Rio Grande flows through desolate lowland made up of sheep-farming estancias. There is little sign of man in this part of Argentina. Yet the remote locale features some of the largest brown trout in the world. Every fly fisherman owes a debt of gratitude to a troutloving …

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The 10 Best Fly-fishing Lodges Around the World

Top Ten Lodges in the world – and we are on it twice! We are so happy and proud to see two of our lodges on this famed list. Kau Tapen Lodge on the very first place – that, after 35 years of world-class brown trout fishing, has not lost any of its charm. And …

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PIRA LODGE: ARGENTINA

A Week in the Corrientes Marshland Hunting Golden Dorado at Pira Lodge Pursuing the elusive salminus brasiliensis, the golden dorado, at Pira Lodge in Northern Argentina is an experience that expertly blends unapologetically wild environments with a level of luxury and comfort that is near impossible to find at a fishing lodge Article by Kathryn …

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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 acres, an area of more than 4,600 square miles, …

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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 dorado huntress.   Read the article

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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 stunning shots.   “Quietly crawling …

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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 she performed her hit, “Holiday” on American Bandstand. The blockbuster movie of that year was Ghostbusters, and it was no big deal to drive to the theater to see it, gasoline was …

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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-rich photoessay by Daniel Shepler is sure to get you fired up. “This barracuda was spotted laid up, so we grabbed the trusty Redington Vapen Black pre-rigged with top water popper. The fly was …

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