Trip Reports 2012 — trout

All Rainbows/All Fun - Again!

All Rainbows All The Time bows Copper on the Fly moose rainbow rainbow trout The Little Copper River trout

Lots of nice bows, lots of weather, and lots and lots of fun again this year at Copper on the Fly. What a great little place! Just my favorite type of small lodge with lots of personal attention, wonderful food, a cozy cabin, and super-dooper fishing. We arrived on Iliamna Air Taxi at the pick-up location on the lake just a short ride from the lodge and the boat was right there to pick us up. It didn’t take long to gobble lunch and head to the water. The river was fairly high, as was every river in the State...

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Awesome Argentina

2012 All Rainbows All The Time Alumine River Argentina brown trout Chime Lodge Collon Cura River Lake Tromen Lanin Volcano rainbow rainbow trout trout

Although volcanic eruptions in Chile continued to send ash-laden air into Argentina from time to time, we still had a great time on this year’s January trip. Luckily, the fishing was not affected, and we all caught rainbow and brown trout just as large and just a feisty as in past years.   We started out the adventure with a three-day camping trip on the Alumine and Collon Cura rivers. High winds drove us off the water and into camp, one afternoon, but a few hours later it was so calm that the bugs were biting! The staff made us...

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