Pick Your Tonic – Rio Manso Rainbows

Pick Your Tonic – Rio Manso Rainbows One of the beauties of fishing in the waters surrounding Rio Manso Lodge is the opportunity to pick your fishing.  You have the chance to decide not only when to visit the lodge during the November through April...

The Brown Trout of Patagonia

The Brown Trout of Patagonia Last week I wrote about the brook trout that swim in the waters surrounding Rio Manso Lodge, and I tried to convey the strong attraction and feeling of nostalgia many anglers have for this fish.  Well, as true as that might b...

The Big Brook

The Big Brook Trout of Rio Manso If you grew up in the eastern part of the United States, you probably have a special attraction for the colorful char that swims in those waters, salvelinus fontinalis, the brook trout.  These incredible jewels inhabit ju...

Patagonia Trout

Patagonia Trout? They’re New to the Neighborhood. You might have known, but trout are not native to South America, but were introduced during the early years of the twentieth century, and in the case of Chile some years even before that.  Like many int...

Rio Manso Lodge and the Endless Winter

Welcome to the first of a series of blogs about Rio Manso Lodge and Patagonia.  As you might have guessed, winter is long, dark and dreary in the southern hemisphere, and we feel the same longing for fishing season that anglers everywhere feel when they ...

Welcome to Rio Manso Lodge blog!

Rio Manso Lodge is the best fly fishing experience in Patagonia, with a beautiful lodge, excellent cuisine, outstanding English-speaking guides, and lots of other activities, such as hiking, horseback riding, birding, rafting, and visits to nearby Bariloc...