Near Junín de los Andes courses arguably the most famous river in the region, the Malleo, and Hosteria San Huberto is ideally situated to access this target anglers’ dream. Notorious for her inexhaustible and diverse hatches, this spring-creek-like freestone is synonymous with dry fly fishing and Patagonia.
The Olsen family’s 25,000-acre property shelters 16 miles of premium pools and runs which are known to be the best and most densely trout populated in the entire river length. With Swiss-watch efficiency, Carmen and Ronnie offer premium attention in a comfortable family atmosphere.
An optimum-sized stalk and wading river uninhibited by drift vessels, the Malleo is a target anglers dream. Select a feeding fish, study his habits, and test yourself against nature’s wariest creature. The Malleo features serpentine meadow stretches, bouldered pocket water, and glassy tail-outs.
San Huberto hosts 16 guests—just 12 anglers please—in four single and six double rooms with en suite bathroom. The central bar is ideal for sharing fish stories and a bottle of Argentine Malbec. Advance reservations required to secure dates; this lodge has dedicated clientele and space is premium.
4/5/6-weight rods/reels optimum for delicate presentation of dry flies and terrestrials. Predominantly weight forward floating lines. A complete gear list will be provided with confirmation packages. Frontiers consultants have first-hand tackle and fly recommendations.
Southern Hemisphere trout season runs November 1-May annually.
Red Stag and European Boar hunting available seasonally.
Anglers fly commercial service from Buenos Aires to San Martin (Chapelco) or Bariloche. Drive times are approximately 45 minutes from San Martin and 2.5 hours from Bariloche.
San Huberto is ideal for a diverse combination with Limay River Lodge, Quemquemtreu or Tipiliuke.
Rate for the 2019-2020 season is $980 per person per night, based on double occupancy and shared fishing guide. Single supplements apply; contact Frontiers for more information.