María Behety Lodge Fishing Report
Week 8 February 23rd/March 2nd
By Federico Molinolo –
Another great fishing week has ended. We had the visit of some old friends and some new guests from
156 fish landed. 40 fish over 15 pounds, 5 of them were over 20 pounds.
Mike Bay was our top rod with 21 fish in the net!!
Water temperature: 5° C and 10° C
Wind speed ranges through the week: Up to 50
Air temperature ranges through the week: -4°C to 15°C
Flies that are working the best: We used mostly small flies. EMB, Red Butt, Green machine, prince nymph, fast water prince.
Sizes 12, 14 and 16
Tube flies on top and under. Intruders and leeches.
Fly lines (tips, heads, lengths, densities, etc) that are producing the best: We are using T-11 (10 to 15 feet), T-14 (10 to 15 feet) and T-17 (10 to 12 feet)
Length and strength of tippet and leaders: 4 to 15 feet. 10 to 15 pounds.
Fish catch statistics
Number of anglers for the week: 12
Total number of fish landed for the week: 156
Weight of the biggest fish landed for the week: 21 pounds
Number of fish landed over 15 pounds: 36
Number of fish landed over 20 pounds: 5
Kevin Bitmead landed a 21 pounder.
Bud Crist landed a 20,5 pounder.
Mike Bay landed a 20 pounder and a 20,5 pounder.
Jordan Brodie landed a 20 pounder.