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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Land of Plenty

There’s a spot in Chilean Patagonia near the confluence of two rivers, one aquamarine-clear and the other the color of earthen tea, where Pancho Salas and his family call home.

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