FAQ´s

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15 YEARS GUIDING IN PATAGONIA

Massive Trout Fly Fishing is located in Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina. A unique place worldwide recognized by fly fishermen not only for the fishing itself but also for the beauty of its rivers, lakes and landscapes. For more than 120 years, this region has provided to all the different trout species a fabulous place for their growth and reproduction because of its great number of lakes, rivers and water quality.

MTFF was born in 2009 based on three main pillars: quality, security and professionalism to provide professional and amateur fly fishermen a guiding service of excellence. All of this makes MTFF one of the best outfitters of the region.

Is it necessary to have previous fly fishing experience?

No, it is not necessary to have previous experience. Every year we introduce clients of all ages to fly fishing and the beauty of the fishing environment. We can provide all necessary equipment as well.


What is the age limit for a minor to be able to take a fishing trip?

For safety reasons children must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by a responsible adult.

Is it mandatory on boat trips to wear a Lifejacket?

MTFF provides life jackets on all float trips. It is reccommended that everyone wear a life jacket. However, if an angler prefers not to wear one, they do so at their own risk. In conditions where the Guide feels all anglers must wear a life jacket (inclement weather, rough water conditions, etc.) The Guide will inform the anglers to put on life jackets. If the Angler refuses, the trip will not commence

Is a fishing permit required to practice fly fishing in Patagonia?

Yes, it is mandatory in Patagoina to carry a Continental Patagonian License. The license available on a daily, weekly, biweekly or seasonal basis and is good throughout Patagonia. Although the license fee is not included in the package price, MTFF can arrange for your license as a separate charge.

The minimum number of days for an overnight excursion is 3 days - 2 nights? The maximum?

The minimum number of days for an overnight excursion is 2 days/1 night, These destinations are closer to the city to minimize travel time. The maximum number of days is 5 days/4 nights, which allows us to go further into the wilderness in pursuit of big fish.

Can we bring our own fishing equipment?

Yes, the client can bring his personal fishing equipment. Please let us know in advance so we can recommend what is best to bring for the season and fishing conditions, and/or provide any additional equipment.

Flies / lures are included in the rate?

Yes, flies are included. In the event that the client wants to use another type of fishing method with his own equipment, such as spinning, he must bring lures.

Can we contract accommodation through Massive Trout?

Yes, it is very common for MTFF to provide all-inclusive services, including lodging, dinner and airport transportation. We can provide personalized recommendations based on your needs, i.e in town or the tranquil countryside. We work with many lodges, cabins and other types of accommodations, and can make recommendations with confidence.

Can Massive Trout suggest activities for non-fishermen?

Yes, we work with trusted local agents and guides who can provide many activities such as horseback riding, trekking, diving, skiing, snowboarding, bird watching, wine tasting kayaking, and more.

How far in advance do I need to book? Do you require a deposit?

We recommend our fishermen friends book a minimum of 60 days in advance. The months of December and January are usually very busy, so it is very important to notify in advance. The minimum deposit requested to reserve a date / excursion is 30% of the total value.

What is the minimum number of days to contract with Massive Trout?

The minumum is a half a day of fishing, in the morning or in the afternoon.

Are MTFF excursions only from a boat, a boat, floating a river or lake?

No, depending on the time of year you can wade rivers in the area of Bariloche, such as Rio Pichi Leufu, Caleufu, etc.

Is it possible to fish all year round in Patagonia?

90% of the environments in the North Patagonia (Rio Negro-Neuquen) are only fishable from November to May. Some lakes in cordilleran zone are fishable throughout the year.