News & Reports
We don’t think we could say that the 2018-19 season was a classic! It’s been well documented that the detrimental effects that the ‘Beast from the East’ and the dry summer had on grouse numbers although early concerns about cover crops not growing due to the dry weather, were unfounded.
Whilst the early pheasant days were a success, many shoots struggled to hold onto their birds due to the mild and bright weather and an abundance of wild food...
TDF Fishing Report for La Villa de Maria Behety and Estancia Maria Behety Lodge 2nd to 9th March 2019
The fishing continues to be good on the Rio Grande into the first week of March. La Villa de Maria Behety saw 101 fish landed, 34 fish over 15 pounds, 8 over 20. At Estancia Mariah Behety lodge landed 155 fish with 36 over 15 pounds and 7 over 20 pounds.
TDF Fishing Report for La Villa de Maria Behety and Estancia Maria Behety Lodge 23rd February to 2nd March 2019
The fishing was very good this week on the Rio Grande, with a great quality of fish. La Villa de Maria Behety saw 120 fish landed, 42 fish over 15 pounds, 10 over 20, Average weight 12 pounds, the best average for the season so far.
TDF Fishing Report for La Villa de Maria Behety and Estancia Maria Behety Lodge 16th to 23rd February 2019
Another great week on the Rio Grande has ended. Fishing was jolly good with an amazing number of bigger fish landed. At Maria Behety Lodge a mixed team from the United States, United kingdom and Denmark caught 165 fish with 54 over 15 pounds and a staggering 9 over 20 pounds. At La Villa de Maria Behety the 6 rods caught 82 fish with 25 over 15 pounds and 4 over 20 pounds. The upper river is getting better but most of the fish are in the middle river.
The 30c heat of last week had vanished and we were left with ‘normal’ conditions. Standard 25mph winds but we had two days where it blew at up to 75mph which made for interesting casting. The week was very good however, six anglers landed 116 fish and 32 were book fish.
TDF Fishing Report for La Villa de Maria Behety and Estancia Maria Behety Lodge 2nd to 9th February 2019
Week 5 saw a great team of experienced anglers having very good fishing. The weather was kind and temperatures topped 30 degrees Celsius meaning the fish got very active. The latter 3 days of the week the temperature dropped out but fishing remained brisk. At La Villa the 5 rods landed 121 fish with 35 fish over 15 pounds. The biggest being 25 pounds to Gareth J. Up at Estancia Maria Behety the 10 rods landed 151 fish with 42 over 15 pounds. The biggest being a 23.5 pound fish for Mike P. Many fisherman landed more than 20 fish for their week and Brad W landed 34 fish.
A week of two parts with good clear water up until Tuesday and dirty higher water from the Rio Menendez after. Despite the tough conditions mid week the team managed to land a very respectable 84 fish.
TDF Fishing Report for La Villa de Maria Behety and Estancia Maria Behety Lodge 19th to 26th January 2019
Another great guiding week has ended. We had some very good old friends from England and the US. Fishing was very good most of the week. The weather was quite unstable this week: sunny, windy, overcast and a lightning storm.