A beautiful spot of Argentine Patagonia that will be present in your memories for ever…



Enjoy its stunning landscape, fabled waters, culture and culinary delights. At Andes Drifters, our entire organization is committed to providing our guests with the adventure of a lifetime.
Our northern Patagonia headquarters, Spring Creek Lodge, is home to some of the best trout fishing in the world. Discover this unique environment and experience firsthand its crystal clear rivers, pristine mountain lakes, numerous streams and magical spring creeks. Our seasoned guide team would love to show you this angler’s paradise.

Fishing Season

BEGINS: November 10
ENDS: May 30

During the beginning of the season can be expected cold days, rainy and somewhat windy rivers with high flow rates generally offer higher chances of finding large migratory brown trout.

Mediating season temperatures are very pleasant and mostly sunny day, during which we can practice different fishing techniques under different environments.

Towards the end of the season and as autumn approaches the days become shorter and nights to become cold. It was during those days that we will find the best “hatches” for dry fly fishing.


Junin de los Andes, Patagonia.
Closest Airport: San Martin de los Andes


Close your eyes, take a deep breath – you´ve just arrived to the most relaxing and enjoyable place in northern Argentine Patagonia

In the Chimehuin river valley, north of argentine Patagonia, with a privileged view of Lanin Volcano, Spring Creek Lodge offers you first class lodging and gastronomy, attending every detail.


Fishing near Junin de los Andes, means having access to one of the highest concentration of trout in the world

Near Spring Creek Lodge you will be able to fish in rivers and lakes with a good population of brown and rainbow trout. Testing dry flies and nymphs and streamers in rivers in lakes will increase your chances of capture.

Fishing times:

It is flexible but usually starts after breakfast between 8 and 8:30 am. The norm is to have them for lunch on the bank of the river, and fishing continues well into the evening. The seasonal changes take into account the duration of the light, but fishing in the early season can continue until 22 pm, and arriving at the end of the season can end early, around 19 pm.

Fishing Equipments

Rods and weight 9ft 4-7 for dry fly, wet fly weight and 5-8 for streamers.

Floaters and tip lines deepen and deepen fast lines.

Ends 8-12 feet that are tuned to a point (2 pounds) for dry flies and (6 pounds) for streamers.

Contact us

+1 (718) 710 4977
+54 (911) 4440 9156
Skype: Franmariani

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