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Patagonian Basecamp – Chilean Patagonia

Fly Water Travel is excited to announce a new trout lodge offering in Chilean Patagonia. Deep within the seldom visited Aysen Provence of Chilean Patagonia, there is a special lodge perfectly suited to adventuresome anglers that take pride and pleasure in fishing off the beaten path. Marcel and Carolina Sijnesael built their dream lodge on the banks of the Rio Palena for all the right reasons; the main one being they wanted to show their guests the beauty and bounty of Patagonia without having to see other anglers. Here anglers will fish a wide range of systems from rafts and jetboats targeting wild rainbows and browns. Most of the fish will range from 14 to 20 inches with, 20-plus inch fish caught daily, 24-plus inch fish caught weekly, and a few fish over 30 inches netted each season. Marcel prides himself on having created a unique experience that incorporates ultra-comfortable overnight trips at established and well-appointed riverside out-camps into the lodge program, making for a most memorable adventure.


See Full Trip Details: Patagonian Basecamp

2017/2018 Season Rates: $6,590 per person for a 7 night/6 day package.

Available Dates:
Dec 15-22 (8 rods)
Dec 22-29 (4 rods)
Dec 29-Jan 5 (4 rods)
Jan 5-12 (4 rods)
Jan 12-19 (6 rods)
Jan 26-Feb 2 (1 rod)
Feb 9-16 (2 rods)
Feb 23-Mar 2 (3 rods)
Mar 2-9 (3 rods)
Mar 9-16 (7 rods)
Mar 23-30 (4 rods)

Included: Accommodations and meals, wine/beer/alcohol, guided fishing, one night hotel in Punta Varas, charter flight to/from Chaiten, ground transfers to/from Puerto Montt airport and your hotel, fishing license, and laundry (twice weekly).

Not Included: International and domestic airfare, accommodations/meals/transfers in Santiago, meals in Puerto Montt/Puerto Varas, staff and guide gratuities, fishing equipment, flies, and waders and boots.

Sample Itinerary:
Wednesday: Depart home.
Thursday: Arrive to Santiago, Chile. Then fly to Puerto Montt. A transfer service will meet you at the airport and bring you to your hotel in Puerto Varas.
Friday: A transfer service will meet you at your hotel in the morning and bring you to the local airport for a 1 one hour charter flight to Chaiten. Guides from the lodge will meet you at the airport and transfer you 1.5 hours to the lodge.
Saturday-Thursday: Six full days of guided fishing at Patagonian Basecamp.
Friday: Depart the lodge after breakfast and transfer back to Chaiten for the return flight to Puerto Montt.  A transfer service will meet you bring you to the Puerto Montt airport for your return flight to Santiago. Connect with overnight flight back to the US.
Saturday: Arrive home.

If you’d like to learn more about this destination, secure dates, or start exploring other Patagonia fishing possibilities drop us a line at EMAIL or give Kyle a call 800-552-2729.