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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.




Friendship Born of a Fish

The gringo and the Chilean ranger spoke a common language of moving water


Beyond the Comfort Zone

The revitalizing rigors of fishing off the grid


Heavy Winds, Big Fish

When traveling deep into windy Patagonia, bring as much tackle as possible


Toast to a Bygone Bar

Donkey’s Bar was an outpost watering hole en route to great fishing


Full-Contact Fishing

The lure of ever-bigger trout pulls anglers south.


Fish Story

A monster catfish, the remittance for a $67 debt, is on the menu at a bizarre party in Texas. Fiction by Rick Bass


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This 2017 72’ Viking Convertible has been outfitted and maintained by a professional crew and knowledgeable owner. The boat features Seakeeper gyro stabilizer, MTU Extended Service Coverage until 2022 on MTU M96 2635 HP engines, four staterooms, five heads, open galley arrangement, two (2) Onan 29 kW generators, watermaker, two (2) ice chippers, Spot Zero, custom tuna tube system and numerous other custom items.


New Boat Report: Blue Wave Makaira

An offshore bay boat might sound like a contradiction, but not to the folks at Blue Wave Boats.


Countries in Contrast

Fishing both sides of the Andes in one trip highlighted the region’s diversity