Chile Fly Fishing: Tackling the Big Spaces

July 31, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

Joe Doggett fishes Chile’s Salmo Patagonia Lodge, where they seem intent on outdoing Texas at “Everything’s Bigger.” “[Owner Luis] Antunez purchased 450,000 rainbows from hatcheries in Chile. Most already are in the 10- to 15-inch range in length. To put Antunez’s stocking in perspective, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department releases about half that number across the entire state during the annual winter rainbow program.” In the Houston Chronicle.