Six writers share their stories from the rugged, intoxicating landscape

The Andes divide Argentinian and Chilean Patagonia, but spectacular fishing and beauty unite this isolated region at the southernmost tip of South America. Six writers share stories from the field.

Lanín, a volcano, pokes through the clouds on the Río Malleo in Argentina.

Lanín, a volcano, pokes through the clouds on the Río Malleo in Argentina.

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Laughter Rang off Canyon Walls

Climbing mountains for fish is a spiritual endeavor for the author, whose parents pointed him toward a fuller way of life on Montana’s Northern Cheyenne reservation.

Key West was a beacon for the author and his friends, and tarpon were objects of desire.

Tom and the Fat Boys

D’Artagnan would be proud of these musketeers — artists and writers who fished, hunted, drank and cooked from one end of the country to the other, with Key West as a beacon.