Limay river

limay river

Only 2hs from San Martín de los Andes, you will find.
The lower Limay River which is a tailwater, flowing out from the Pichi Picun Leufu dam and running approximately 60 miles before emptying into the enormous Chocon Reservoir. This is a very large river, with typical flows anywhere from 7,000 cfs to 16,000 cfs depending on electrical demand
Our fishing focuses on this 50-mile stretch, . It ends at Ezequiel Ramos Mejia Lake, the Limay River system’s largest reservoir. And the most dynamic river in the province, offering anglers a rich and varied river system supported by the crystaline, cool waters emmited by the dam.
In addition to the impressive rainbows, the lower Limay offers huge resident and migratory brown trout running between 20″ to 30″ +
The trout in the Limay are divided into two different groups, resident fish and migratory fish.

The resident fish can be found throughout the entire 50-mile stretch of the tailwater. These trout range from 19 to 22 inches.
However, the migratory fish are the reason to float this section of the Limay. Large browns have made the river famous.. Trophy fish on the Limay average 36 to 40 inches and are measured in double digits when it comes to pounds. The river also has a large population of migratory rainbows that will travel as far as 20 miles up the river. They average between 24 and 28 inches, with trophies over 30 inches.
We recommend to bring 6 , 7 and 8 wth rods, you are going to be using , shootinglines, thinking lines and big dry flies, wind can be a issue.
It is not an easy game but if you target right it can be the fishing of your life, it is always good to spend some time in this kind of water

GPS coordinates ( Lat: -39 54′ 23″ S, Lon: -71° 16′ 31″ W )