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Who We Are

Patagonia Outfitters

Fly Fishing in Patagonia. A mythical destination with true stories of giant trout, virtually no pressure on the rivers, incredible landscapes, friendly people and, of course, some of the finest fly fishing in the world for browns and rainbows.

Patagonia Outfitters, led by fly fishing legend Jorge Trucco, has pioneered and perfected the guided trout experience in Argentina from scratch running world class customized fishing programs for well over four decades now. That was 1978 when we were the first to bring fishermen from abroad to experience Patagonia fly fishing. Since then, our goal has been to improve and refine the Patagonia fly fishing experience in order to make sure our clients will truly experience the trip of their dreams. Guests who have joined us for more than 20 years, including many celebrities, speak for the quality of our program.

From the very beginning we have been at the forefront of outfitting in this superb fly fishing region. We offer the finest English speaking guides, incredible lodges, service, equipment and, most importantly, access to the finest rivers in the region. Through rigorous scouting we open up new virgin fisheries that provide our clients with unique experiences on the river. So we are not just one lodge: we manage the finest lodges in Patagonia in 4 different watersheds, Tierra del Fuego included, in a territory covering over 10,000 square miles.

Having access to the best stretches of the best rivers in Patagonia, we can put you on the finest dry fly fishery with easy wading, float you down secluded stretches of some of Argentina’s greatest waters, or just hunt big trout if that’s your focus. We will customize your trip whether it’s 4 days or 2 weeks, whether you are a hard core angler or if you are traveling with your family and want to combine exciting trout fishing with great non fishing activities.

Come join for the experience
of a lifetime…

an experience that will bring you back again to join on the river and at the lodge for many years to come.

Ines Philip

Ines Philip

BA Office Manager

“I feel truly fortunate that I work in a field where every day I can live my passion – a constant connection with the outdoors in my beloved Argentina. Patagonia Outfitters has provided me the opportunity to channel this passion by creating amazing programs to visit this beautiful country. I even had the opportunity to live in San Martin de…

Joaquin Lynch

Joaquin Lynch


“I worked many years for a corporation which was definitely not my thing, but there is one key thing that I learned from that, which is what it means to work as a team. I am extremely passionate about organizing fishing and outdoor operations and programs but what I love the most is to provide the most outstanding service, always…

Jorge Trucco

Jorge Trucco

Founder – Co-owner

A native of Argentina, Jorge pursued his passion at a young age even before fly fishing became fashionable as a recreational opportunity. He grew up with the other legends guiding some of the most famous including Lefty Kreh, Mel Kreiger, Art Lee, Billy Pate, to name just a few. Serving as their guide was a profession but secondary to the…

Diego Gonzalez del Solar

No matter what happens he will never lose his sense of humor “I’ll never lose my feeling for the outdoors or my love for fishing. … I feel fortunate that I have been able to turn that passion into my livelihood and what I love the most is sharing it with others”

Gustavo Mezza

An excellent fly tyer who loves sharing his knowledge of local waterways. Fly fishing is his passion. Gustavo is also known as a friendly and patient guide that cherishes each opportunity to be on the water sharing his passion with others. He thinks like a fish, he makes people catch fish, he’s got that touch.

Hernando Fernández Beschtedt

Nando is a Patagonia native and has worked in fly fishing since a young age. He was born into this, grew up with it, and lives for it. His personal passion for fly fishing is matched with a deep appreciation for his role as a guide, enjoys helping people enhance their angling skills which he is so good about. Guests…

Nestor Zuñiga

Nestor Zuñiga

PO Head Guide

“I am so thankful to have been born, raised, and to live in this special part of the world, Patagonia. My passion has given me many great moments on the water. I enjoy sharing my knowledge of fishing and the outdoors, so, basically, today I am a fishing guide since 1998 (At present Head Guide of Patagonia Outfitters). I am…