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John Bilotta, the certified master casting instructor and two-handed spey casting instructor, hosts destination fly fishing experiences around the world, from Christmas Island to Alaska, India to Greenland to Mexico. We're incredibly excited to share his upcoming trip to Argentina (January 23-30, 2021) along the Rio Gallegos at Estancia Las Buitreras.

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Certified master casting instructor and two-handed spey casting instructor John Bilotta.

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Please see below for more information on this Bucket List trip chasing world-class Argentinian Sea Trout.

Just north of Tierra del Fuego and the Straits of Magellan in Southern Patagonia lies the Rio Gallegos. Hosting some of the largest and strongest Sea Trout in the world, this river is as respected for its beauty as its bounty.

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With private access to 290,000 acres and 25 miles of the Rio Gallegos fishery, Las Buitreras Lodge does the location justice. The lodge is quintessentially Patagonian, with modern comforts and conveniences including comfortable, spacious rooms, a large covered veranda, a wind-protected courtyard, a fully-stocked wine and beer bar, and a covered veranda with a stone grill put to use weekly for traditional Argentinian asado cookouts.

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Nestled in the heart of the Rio Gallegos ecosystem, anglers can expect to cross paths with Silver Foxes, Guanacos, Rheas, Flamingos and Wild Horses.

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The fishing is challenging, technical, and rewarding. Explore the best of Southern Patagonia at Las Buitreras Lodge January 23-30 with John Bilotta. Please see below for a detailed itinerary, and please reach out here with questions or comments.

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ITINERARY JANUARY 23-30 -2021 | Rate: $6,990

January 21 (Thursday): Depart home.

January 22 (Friday): Arrive to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Overnight in hotel.

January 23 (Saturday): Depart Buenos Aires for Rio Gallegos and transfer directly to Las Buitreras Lodge.

January 24– 29 (Saturday - Friday): Six days of guided fishing on the Rio Gallegos.

January 30 (Saturday): Depart the lodge in the morning for return flight to Buenos Aires. Return flight to US.

Included: Seven nights at Estancia Las Buitreras, return transfer from Rio Gallegos domestic airport, all meals, snacks, soft drinks, wine and beer during your stay, fishing, guiding.

Not included: Flights, accommodation and meals during your travel, fishing tackle, spirits, gratuities / tip.

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