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A little River fishing near the Andes in Chile


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#1 BullsEye

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 09:16 PM

I had to make an emergency trip to Chile. But things calmed down and was able to get to play a little. I met a guide at a fishing tackle store that was going rafting down the BioBio River targeting trout and was invited to tag along. I had 4 strikes along the 30 km stretch but didn't land anything myself. But the trip was awesome. Small rapids beautiful countryside and I was sent home with a few fish for dinner that evening too. It was nice to be able to feed the family even though I didn't catch the fish. Anyway I will have to come back sometime and redeem myself with some fish. :)

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 09:21 PM

Nice pictures Alex! It's good to hear everything was okay down there.

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 10:41 PM

Absolutely beautiful scenery!

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Posted 02 October 2012 - 11:51 PM

Awsome looking place.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 03:48 AM

Looks like a great river and a good place to fish.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 08:03 AM

Very nice pictures,
Thanks for the report.
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Posted 03 October 2012 - 08:56 AM

Thanks guys. The fishing is supposed to be amazing come November December. This was Davids first time out for this season on the river and we knew the fishing was going to be slow but it really was a beautiful place and it was a lot of fun on the inflatables.

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 12:48 PM

WOW !!! Sorry to hear about " emergency " trip .Hope things worked out .

And it's stories like yours that make me regret never fishing when I was in Europe .

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 03:56 PM


I understand your sentiments. I use to live there and never did any trout or salmon fishing. I was fortunate to get some fishing in on this trip considering the circumstances.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 04:04 PM

Cool place, I haven't made it there yet.

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 05:26 PM

Those pics look like an incredible fishing experience!




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