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Top 3 Sea Trout Fishing Rivers In Argentina

Top 3 Sea Trout Fishing Rivers In Argentina

There are many places to try and ensnare that monster you wish to catch when Sea Trout fishing Argentina rivers. With all this wide expanse of water to fish, there are still only 3 main Argentina rivers we would suggest you head out to target Sea Trout on.

Below we will take you through these areas of water, giving you information on each so you have the inside knowledge before you travel on the Sea Trout fishing holiday –

Rio Grande

The Rio Grande river is one of the most famous in the world for its legendary Sea Trout fishing. Starting high up in the Andes, this Argentina river runs for 171 miles ending at the Colorado River in the Nequen province border. This river is widely regarded as one of the best Sea Trout rivers in the world, with anglers fishing here often and reporting multiple catches of large fish.

This magnificent river boasts many fast flowing sections along with some captivating meandering stretches. The beautiful Rio Grande river really is one of the most picturesque areas in the world. The river is surrounded by the amazing wildlife that inhabits the area including Peregrine falcons, white-tailed deer and the beautiful ocelot.

The majority of this river is shingle meaning wade fishing is very easy here. You can expect up to 9 hours of fishing per day when targeting Sea Trout.

In this location, you would be fishing with single-handed rods on calmer days and double-handed rods in rougher conditions. The fishing here can be very exciting, with takes being anything from a gentle pull to a violent arm wrenching hit. This river has it all for the travelling fly angler.

Rio Gallegos

The Rio Gallegos river lays in the Argentine province of Santa Cruz. It stretches 112 miles from its start in the confluence of the Rubens and Penitentes rivers to its finish on the Atlantic coast.

This river boasts some truly phenomenal Sea Trout fishing with fish reaching 30lbs in size. These fish really fight hard, giving anglers a tremendous battle as they try to tame them.  With the river being relatively shallow most of the fishing is easy wading. This means that fast sinking lines are not really needed.

This river keeps anglers on their toes with the many thrilling areas to fish. Once hooked into one of the Rio Gallegos Sea Trout, you soon realise how bad-tempered the fish are. Fishing in this picturesque area will leave an everlasting imprint on anyone’s mind.

Rio Irigoyen

The Rio Irigoyen is a small river situated on the East coast of Tierra del Fuego in Argentina. This river empties itself out into the sea meaning the big Sea Trout move in fresh out of the saltwater.

Due to its size, this river does not require long casting techniques. Although, technical presentations of flies can be needed to hook into one of the big fresh run Sea Trout.

The Argentina river holds lots of features and structures to fish. These areas hold plenty of fish, with the fresh run Sea Trout hiding in these features and structures before they travel up the river to spawn.

The size of the fish in this river exceed 25lbs and the power of these aggressive fresh run double-figure Sea Trout will have any angler grinning from ear to ear.

The river banks are lined with trees along the majority of the river’s length, protecting from the strong Southern winds

This really is a unique area to fish in Argentina, with the stunning scenery and beautiful water in front of you. If you have any further questions on this river then visit our Irigoyen River  Q&A blog.

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Want to put your fly fishing skills to the test? Take a look at our fly fishing holidays to learn more. You can also contact us via the website or call us on 01603 407596. Our experienced team will be happy to help answer any queries you have.

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