At 32-square miles, Lake Thingvallavatn is the largest lake in Iceland. The huge and fertile water mass provides an excellent environment for giant, wild native brown trout up to 36-pounds.
Atlantic Salmon Fishing Trips
The Rio Grande is regarded as the best river in the world for sea-run browns. The largest and widest river in Tierra del Fuego, the Rio Grande originates in Chile and then travels west to the Atlantic.
The Rio Simpson is probably the most famous river in the Aysén region; it has significant caddis and mayfly opportunities. Browns and rainbows from 14-22 inches are the norm.
Estancia del Zorro Lodge is situated on 15,000 private acres. Many large browns and rainbows are on the property. The Rio Simpson, the crown dry-fly jewel of the Coyhaique region, is an hour from the Lodge.
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If you are especially interested in big browns, the Beaverhead produces more large browns than any other river in Montana. With limited public access, fishing from a drift boat proves best.
Poronui Lodge is a luxury fishing lodge is located on 16,000 acres of wilderness on the spectacular North Island and was voted one of the top 10 fly fishing lodges in the world by Forbes in 2010.