High Adventure Company’s Owner, John Burrell is the American Partner in Tipiluke Lodge, the Most Award Winning Fly Fishing Lodge in South America
Patagonia, Argentina is home to some of the finest trout waters in the world and nowhere is that more evident than Tipiliuke. With nine miles of the famed Chimehuin River and three miles of the Quilquihue River, Tipiliuke offers a diverse fishery with world-class fly fishing from the start to the end of the season. In addition, Tipiliuke is home to three private miles of spring creek constructed with one thing in mind, trophy trout!
With its unique location in the foothills of the Andes, Tipiluke is surrounded by Argentina’s most breathtaking natural wonders. Located on 50,000 acres of land, Tipiluke is an ideal setting to experience exceptional fly fishing, stag hunting, skiing, horseback riding and mountain biking. The refined gourmet cuisine and personalized service provided by Kevin, Mary Jo and the entire Tipiluke team ensure that fly fishers, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts alike return time and time again to enjoy our luxurious lodge in the heart of Patagonia.
Tipiliuke has received the World’s Top Fishing Lodge Award from Sporting Classics Magazine.
Fly Fishing Trip
Fishing at Tipiliuke is as exciting as it gets. With seventeen miles of gin clear water and three miles of private spring creek, Tipiluke offers clients a diversity of water not often found at other lodges. In addition, pressure on the various beats is kept to a bare minimum, assuring clients an excellent experience regardless of the time of the season.
From late December through February, the waters at Tipiliuke are known for their prolific hatches of yellow mayflies and some of the most exciting dry fly fishing in the world. Each year monster trout are landed in Tipiliuke’s waters and there are rainbow and brown trout in abundance.
Tipiluke also offers some of the best free-range stag hunting imaginable as well as California quail. For the ultimate experience, complete a Patagonia “Grand Slam” with trophy red stag, a dozen California quail, a Russian boar, and a Rainbow and Brown trout.
Trout Fishing Season
While Patagonia fishing season is open from November 1st through May 31st, fishing enthusiasts can enjoy the private spring creek at Tipuluke year-round.
Anglers interested in numbers can expect consistent action, while those interested in trophy trout have a realistic opportunity at one of the monster browns that call Patagonia home.
After a day in the field, return to the comfort of the world-renowned Tipiliuke Lodge, where you will enjoy the hospitality and impeccable service that make Argentina famous. Featuring nine private rooms, Tipiluke is one of only two properties in South America to be included in Taschen’s list of the top 72 hotels in the world!
Weather & Travel
Anglers can expect mild temperatures for most of the season, with temps ranging from 40 to mid 80’s.
After arriving at Buenos Aires Ezeisa International Airport, guests will be met by our ground staff and escorted to the nearby regional airport for a two-hour flight to the ski resort of San Martin De Los Andes. From there, it is roughly a seven-minute drive to the lodge.
Direct flights to Buenos Aires are available from Atlanta, Dallas, Miami, Houston, New York and other gateway cities.
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