Lodging Details
This program owns and operates El Encuentro Lodge and the Brook Trout Basecamp and works with a variety of other quality lodges to build custom itineraries that best suit the fishing and travel needs of their guests. Each lodge is distinctly different with regard to style and layout, however, each can accommodate 8-12 anglers per week in comfortable double occupancy rooms with private bathrooms. See below for a brief description of each of the unique lodge options offered with El Encuentro Fly Fishing.

El Encuentro Lodge
Nestled on the banks of the mighty Rio Futaleufu, El Encuentro Lodge serves as the base of operations for El Encuentro Fly Fishing programs. The lodge is steeped in tradition and combines genuine Argentine hospitality with opportunities to fish the Futaleufu, Nant y Fall, Arrayanes and Corinto Rivers and a variety of private access small streams and lakes.

Brook Trout Basecamp
El Encuentro’s Brook Trout Basecamp offers a luxury safari-style tent camping experience on the banks of the Rio Corcovado for anglers wanting to get “off-the-grid”. From here anglers have convenient fishing access to both the Corcovado and Tigre river systems, which arguably hold some of the most pristine population of brook trout in all Patagonia.

Carrileufu River Lodge
Carrileufu River Lodge sits just north of Los Alerces National Park near the small town of Cholila and has close access to the several floats on the Carrileufu, Rivadavia and Chubut rivers and a variety of other smaller lakes and streams. This is a well-appointed lodge built by anglers for anglers, with wide open and beautiful views of the Andes, dominated by the lovely Cerro Tres Picos.

Laguna Larga Lodge
Laguna Larga Lodge was built in classic Patagonian style adorned with handcrafted wooden furnishings and textiles creating a warm atmosphere and sits directly on the shoreline of Laguna Larga, adjacent to the Los Alerces National Park. The lodge’s location offers easy access to the famed waters of Los Alerces National Park, including the Rio Rivadavia, the Rio Arrayanes, Rio Carrileufu, Lago Verde, Lago Kruger, and many others.

Tecka Lodge
Tecka Lodge is located on one of South America’s largest working estancias and offers one of the finest and most authentic lodging experiences in all of Patagonia. From Tecka’s two classic lodges, Caridad and Headquarters, anglers share exclusive wade and drift fishing access to forty-five miles of the Corcovado river, thirty-five miles of the Tecka spring creek and numerous other smaller waters.

Food and Beverages
A variety of authentic Argentine meals consisting of locally sourced meats and produce paired with regional wines and beers are served at each lodge. Basic continental breakfasts are served before heading out to fish for the day. During the fishing day, hot and cold lunches are prepared and served by your guide. After fishing, appetizers and cocktails are served prior to dinner. Hearty multi-course dinners are commonly served late (9:00 PM, or later). in traditional Argentine style.

Typical Length of Stay
Standard length packages are 7 nights / 6.5 days (Saturday-Saturday) and typically include stays at two lodges. Custom trip itineraries of any length can be arranged.

Non-Angling Activities
Non-angling activities vary at each lodge and include a range active adventures such as hiking, horseback riding, biking, kayaking, birdwatching, wine tasting, and massages. Non-angling activities are tailored to the interests of each guests and arranged in advance at the time of booking.

Internet/Communications
WiFi internet access and cell service is available at most locations. Check with your mobile service provider for coverage areas and special fees.