Estancia San Jose, Rio Grande

Fantastic location, fishing and value for money…

Sea trout fishing Estancia San Jose Rio Grande TDF Argentina. Fly fishing for huge sea trout on the revered Rio Grande on Tierra del Fuego in Argentina. Estancia San Jose has exclusive rights to 12 miles of the Rio Grande on both banks and is limited to just four rods per week. Amazing location, fishing and value for money.


The finest sea trout fishing in the world…

The fishing at Aurelia is on the prime middle reaches of the Rio Grande and is located immediately above Aurelia Lodge. The sea trout average close to 10 lbs and do reach weights in excess of 30 lbs. The lodge has access for fly fishing on both banks of the Rio Grande for 12 miles rested. This is all reserved for just 4 rods! Meaning that the water gets well rested throughout the day.

The Rio Grande offers easy wading, with the riverbed being mainly fine gravel.

Following your morning session you will usually return to the lodge for lunch, which is then followed by a siesta. The afternoon fishing session starts in the mid-afternoon to capitalise on the magical dusk fishing period.

Homely, comfortable and welcoming lodge environment awaits

Estancia San Jose comfortably accommodates four guests in single, en-suite bedrooms. The property was fully renovated in 1999 to a very high standard, being well kept and modernised to this day. Guests enjoy spacious rooms, large fully appointed private bathrooms, a warm and welcoming reception area, and a comfortable dining room with great views. There is a separate wader room where all your equipment can be stored safely before and after a day on the river.

Non-fishing guests are welcome at Estancia San Jose with an abundance of other outdoor activities available, such as; horseback riding, wildlife viewing excursions to see some of the abundant local wildlife, flocks of wild geese, plentiful herds of guanacos, grey foxes, many species of raptors and other Patagonian birds, and the magnificent condors, with an 8 foot wingspans.

Immediately above Aurelia Lodge on the prime middle reaches

Estancia San Jose is situated on the southern bank of the Rio Grande, close to the border with Chile. The lodge is around 90 minutes drive from the airport in Rio Grande. From the lodge, the river is some 15 minutes drive away, 25 minutes to the furthest beats.