The region of which has extensive and fast-flowing rivers and lakes, ideal for fly-fishing. That is why many fishermen choose to spend their holidays in Mendoza. The excursion to Valle de Uco starts at 8 in the morning, when the Group part from Mendoza City until you reach the historic Manzano, near 10 AM. The Quebrada Arroyo is a very mighty stream that descends through the Valley, connecting Argentina with Chile. Is in this beautiful stream where visitors spend the day fishing for trout and admiring the landscape, stunning and seductive in its entirety.
Success in the fly fishing in these places requires a high degree of precision and, for the convenience of the fisherman, floating lines with appropriate flies. Trout are abundant in these waters and their sizes range from medium to large, depending on whether it is rainbow trout or Brown, some with weights exceeding kilo. Past noon, around 1 in the afternoon, the fishermen take a break and enjoy the traditional Argentine, accompanied by Roast with some bite, empanadas meat and, of course, inevitable and exquisite wines produced in the region. The trip to Laguna del Diamante begins a little bit earlier, at 6 AM, arriving to the lagoon at 10 o’clock in the morning. This place is one of the most beautiful in all Mendoza and is, moreover, a special fishing ground. In the Southwest direction, the Group of tourists delves into the heart of the Andes. The crossing must be carried out in 4 4, due to the dirt road to 3800 meters of height.
Finally, vehicles are relegated to a beautiful valley and there the altitude of the Lake can be seen 3300 meters, completely overshadowed by the snow peak of the volcano Maipo. In these crystalline waters, visitors are preparing to fish the coveted rainbow trout. Also used to make time to enjoy a picnic consisting of cold cuts, cheeses and, obviously, regional wines. The scene couldn’t be more picturesque: a delicious lunch framed in the natural scenery provided by the Majesty of the Andes and the species typical of the region, like the Eagles, the the guanacos and condors. After lunch, the day of fly fishing continues in the Diamante River, until evening falls and the Group embarks on his way back to the hotel in Mendoza, at 5 in the afternoon.