Calafate Fishing (Fishing Tours)
Fishing in Patagonia is a challenge that more and more fishermen around the world want to do. Climatic factors, long distances and a exhaustive knowledge of the region must be taken into account to organize a fishing tour. Calafate Fishing is in constant search of new fishing spots in the Santa Cruz province along its extensive geography of wild places and often unexplored.
In El Calafate, fishing lovers have the opportunity to make a day or half day tour with Calafate Fishing, who provide everything needed to enjoy the experience.
Once agreed the departure time, fishing guides will pick you up in 4×4 vehicles and take you to the place where the activity takes place. The guides of this agency have extensive experience in the area and the particular activity. Miguel Ángel Almandoz, head of Calafate Fishing and Los Glaciares National Park fishing guide will lead you to fishing spots, will tell you stories about the estancias in the south and will provide his vast knowledge of these places.
After traveling 60 Km from the city center, we will arrive the at the estancias near the Perito Moreno glacier, one of the most beautiful places in the area with an impressive flora and fauna. You do not need to be fishermen and beginners can also perform the activity. Areas: lakes Argentino, Rock, Rico; rivers Santa Cruz and Rico. Species: Rainbow trout, Lake (big mouth), Perch, Chinook salmon.
Departure time: 8:30
Arrival time: Variable
Service provider company: Calafate Fishing.
Minimum group size: No.
Annual availability: All year. During winter only in the afternoon.
Requirements: Vestir calzado, en lo posible zapatillas o botas para trekking y pantalones cómodos, guantes, anteojos, protector solar y abrigo. Para participar no se necesita experiencia previa. Guía y ayudante ofrecerán ayuda e instrucción cuando sea necesario.
Time needed: Full day or half day.
Included: Transfer from the hotel, refreshments and everything needed for fishing: guide, equipment, drinks and insurance. Typical lunch in the field, steak and salads.
Not included:Sport fishing license.
Difficulty: Low. It is not necessary to be a fisherman because they can teach you.
Available languages: Spanish, English.