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Limay River Lodge

Prolific tailwater trout fishing in Northern Patagonia, Neuquén Province

Solely situated 43 miles downriver from the town of Piedra del Aguila on the southern bank of the middle Limay River awaits the Limay River Lodge. Targeting larger than average river rainbows, browns and fall migratory brown trout, the Limay meshes big water drift fishing with ample walk and wade opportunities. In a region of small farming and ranching towns, Limay River Lodge has the unique distinction of being the only destination fishing lodge on the banks of this tail water with exclusive put in access and 10 breathtaking beats.

Fishing

The Limay’s power has been harnessed for hydro-electric production creating Patagonia’s finest tailwater. A “freestone,” featuring gravel flats, braids, riffles and sheer cliff walls, the Limay is optimally targeted by a fleet of Hyde drift boats on 10 beats offered by Patagonia Outfitters.

Accommodation

Steps from the river bank, the lodge blends with the vast surrounding beauty of Patagonia. The courtyard surrounds a grand fire pit; a focal point and gathering place where fish stories and Malbec abound. In the kitchen, Yolvi and his versed staff feature Argentine and international fare.

Gear

6 wt. rods with fighting butts and floating lines and 7/8wt. fast-action rods with 250 to 400 sink tip lines in combination. Sun protection, layering systems and rain/wind gear should accompany a waterproof daypack. Traditional “trout trip” packing applies. A full pre-trip is offered upon booking.

Trip Specifics

Limay River Lodge accommodates all stays ideal for combining with other Patagonia estancias such as San Huberto, Tipiliuke, Quemquemtreu and Arroyo Verde.
The lodge is equal distance (approximately 3.5 hours) from the 3 regional airports; our experts will assist with the proper one for your departure.
Top rods/reels/waders/boots are available at the lodge; pack light if you wish. Guides have generous fly selections.
Drifts and subsequent wading are all day and lunch is offered riverside.
New outfitter-owned Toyota Hilux and Ford F-150’s moves anglers in comfort.

Rates

Rates for the 2018 - 2019 season is $980 per person per night, based on double occupancy and shared fishing guide. Single supplements apply, contact Frontiers for more information.

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Argentina – Limay River Lodge River – Fishing Report for April 2018

Just when you think you can get comfortable, you think you have it all figured out, and there is nothing left to do but sit down and row and let the anglers catch a few fish the river throws you a curveball. Limay River Lodge guides row the Middle Limay from November through April annually nearly every day, and they have discovered that if one thing is for certain it is that ...

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Argentina - Limay River Lodge - Named One of the Top 50 Adventures for 2018 by Elite Traveler

Recently Elite Traveler Magazine confirmed something we have known for quite some time here at Frontiers and that is the fishing at Limay River Lodge is one of the top must-do adventures in the world. However, let’s expand on that thought, shall we? The Limay River is, in fact, a prolific tailwater with monster migratory brown trout lurking in the depths and pods of ...

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Argentina – Limay River Lodge – Fall Fishing is Heating up in Patagonia

The fall months in Argentina can have some of the hottest fishing of the season and the Limay River Lodge is certainly one of the hottest spots in Patagonia.  As the weather cools the trout know that the spawn is coming and aggressively feed to put on weight. You will find these trout rising for insects in the riffles, runs and eddies or ready to ambush a baitfish coming from the darkened depths of the river. Large browns move into the ...

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