News & Reports
Another week on the fabulous Rio Grande in Tierra del Fuego has been completed. The weather during week two in February was very variable from hail to bright sun. For the first couple of days the fish were a touch moody, having decided that changeable weather was not their happy place.
The beginning of the week was challenging. There were unusual 129km wind gusts which made casting difficult to put it mildly! Over the next couple of days all went back to normal and the fishing was terrific. Towards the end of the week there was some rain and winds from the north east which seemed to put the fish off a little but nevertheless the fishing was very good over the course of the week.
The fishing has been getting better and better on the Rio Grande. Expectations were high since some larger fish were showing up. There were some experienced fishermen at Estancia Maria Behety and they took advantage of the situation. The 12 rods landed 142 seatrout, 34 of them over 15lbs and the two biggest were both 22lbs.
ATA Lodge, situated on the wild and scenic Alagnak River of Bristol Bay in southwest Alaska, had an epic season in 2022. 2022 was the busiest season ever at ATA Lodge and guests had an amazing time experiencing all the fabulous fishing in one of Alaska's most pristine and beautiful locations.
It has been 12 years since I was last in Cuba and on the last visit I had to stay an extra week because the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajokul erupted and air traffic seemed to stop. Tough life I hear you say! This was my first visit to the Jardines de la Reina and fortunately on this hosted trip everything went incredible smoothly.
You are going to Venezuela? Really? I didn’t think it was very safe down there?
These and many other questions were posed to me in the run up to a return trip to Los Roques and whilst I was more than confident in the operation and was looking forward to the trip, I had no idea just how good it was going to be.
The West Ranga is the most prolific river in Iceland – sounds straightforward when you read it but it is when conditions are at their toughest that this fact really comes into its own.