Jonathan Heames recently sent this photo along in an email entitled “virgin waters”. Jonathan has been down in Chile for the past two months guiding at Isla Monita Lodge on Lago Yelcho. Jonathan returns this weekend and then, at the end of the March, we are heading out for Argentina.
In exactly two months, I will be headed to Bozeman for a flight to Argentina. Myself and Jonathan Heames are hosting eight anglers for a fishing trip of a lifetime – 10 days of fully guided angling with Pesca Patagonia, owned and operated by our good buddy Justin Spence. While Jonathan has spent enormous amounts of time in South America as a traveler, climber, angler and fishing guide, I have never left this great continent of North America. Needless to say, I’m a bit excited. We are heading down for Argentina’s Fall – streamer fishing and BWO’s will dominate our angling. For the next two months, my nights will be filed away at the tying bench, preparing for an experience I don’t even understand yet. Lots of my fishing buddies have been down to South America…….the stories I hear would keep most anglers up at night. Since I still have over half of my winter guiding season to go, I am trying to get some sleep.