Kau Tapen Lodge

Kautapen Lodge – Week 6: Febuary 11th to 17th, 2024

At Kau Tapen, we prioritize creating memorable experiences. While fishing is undoubtedly a highlight, we aim for it to be just one part of a larger, enjoyable getaway. The allure of landing the world’s largest sea trout serves as the perfect excuse to escape the monotony of everyday life and immerse oneself in great company, …

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Kautapen Lodge – Week 5: Febuary 4th to 10th, 2024

This week, we welcomed a full lodge of guests from the USA, UK, Scotland, New Zealand, and Wales. While there were a few returning guests, we had the pleasure of sharing our waters with many new faces this year. As an introduction to anadromous fish and two-handed fly casting, the Rio Grande offers a fantastic …

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Kautapen Lodge – Week 4: January 27th to Febuary 3rd, 2024

This week at Kau Tapen, we were thrilled to host guests from the USA, the UK, and Ireland, creating a dynamic mix of familiar faces and newcomers to the Rio Grande. Whether a novice spey caster or a seasoned anadromous fish angler, Kau Tapen remains a truly special place where every cast holds the potential …

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Kautapen Lodge – Week 3: January 20th to 27th, 2024

As the new group of clients arrived, the river maintained its exceptionally low water level. Our hopes for more rain went unanswered, and the sticks we placed at the waterline every other day confirmed our fears of a continued drop. Despite the challenging conditions, our new guests embraced the reality that little could be done …

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Kautapen Lodge – Week 2: January 13th to 20th, 2024

This week, we welcomed guests from the USA and the UK, most of whom were accustomed to fly-fishing with single-handers and were new to spey casting and anadromous fish. However, all were eager to learn. The first warm-up session was conducted as a group, with each guide individually working on the points of the spey …

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Kautapen Lodge – Week 1: January 6th to 13th, 2024

The opening week of this season was an exciting start for us. Needless to say, we were thrilled to kick off the fishing year 2024, welcome our first week’s guests, and get the ball rolling! We are delighted to once again welcome guests to Kau Tapen and the Rio Grande for the 2024 season. Returning …

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Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 14: April 1st to 8th, 2023

By Max Kantor – Kau Tapen Lodge Fishing Guide This week, we welcomed the final group of the season from Argentina and New Caledonia. The air and water temperature warmed up slightly from the previous week but stayed consistent in the single digits (C) as fall is certainly upon us in Tierra del Fuego. We …

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Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 13: March 25th to April 1st, 2023

By Max Kantor – Kau Tapen Lodge Fishing Guide This week at Kau Tapen, we welcomed a truly international group from the USA, the UK, New Caledonia, and Argentina. Once again, almost all were returning veterans to the Rio Grande and had high expectations after the previous week’s fishing. Fall has arrived here in Tierra …

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Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 12: March 18th to 25th, 2023

By Max Kantor – Kau Tapen Lodge Fishing Guide This week at Kau Tapen, we welcomed guests from the USA, the UK, and Uruguay. All were Rio Grande veterans, ready to take on some of the most exciting fishing of the season. As we transition into fall, dropping air and water temperatures necessitate a specific …

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Kau Tapen Lodge – Week 11: March 11th to 18th, 2023

By Max Kantor – Kau Tapen Lodge Fishing Guide This week at Kau Tapen we welcomed guests from the USA, Iceland, and Argentina. After a strong previous week, we were excited to see what the river had in store for this large multinational group of friends. Immediately after the warmup session, guests returned with tales …

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