Happy clients return from Patagonian BaseCamp, Chile

Happy clients return from Patagonian BaseCamp, Chile

One of the great pleasures of working in the travel business is when you speak to returning clients who have had a fishing holiday that has surpassed all their expectations.  It is really rewarding to hear the genuine enthusiasm in their voices as they tell you all about it. I recently spoke to clients who just returned from ten days of fishing the rivers and lakes from Patagonian BaseCamp in Chile.

When you arrive at Patagonian BaseCamp the lodge itself is like stepping into the owner, Marcel’s home. The lodge is extremely comfortable and only takes a small number of fishermen and with Marcel hosting dinner every evening, it feels very much like a private house party.

 

The young and enthusiastic guides are all hired from Montana and Wyoming and there is nothing they won’t do to give you a great fishing day. All have great personalities and fishing with them is positively uplifting. We stayed at the lodge’s two wilderness camps, Temple and Palena, both extremely comfortable and which are very much part of the experience. The scenery is breath-taking.

 

The fish do not quite throw themselves onto your hook, but it is a whole lot easier than New Zealand and certainly productive by comparison and on one day I was lucky enough to land 22 trout.

 

Patagonian BaseCamp offer stays of between 7 and 14 nights which include overnights at their comfortable wilderness camps as part of the package. The season runs from December to April.

 

If you would like to receive details of Patagonian BaseCamp please enquire

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