Charly from Jurassic Lake Lodge shares the full story today how it came to be and what you can do to put together a great trip to Argentina.  Charly has put in a ton of work improving the infrastructure so this trip is more doable than ever.

Jurassic, know locally as Lake Strobel, produces some of the largest rainbows in the Stillwater world.  Charly shares the background on the old camp that was the destination before upgrading to a lodge.


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Jurassic Lake Show Notes with Charly

08:00 – Charly worked at Untamed Angler before going for going all in on building up the Jurassic lake lodge.

36:30 – I noted Dennis Isbister from Wild Fish Wild Places who has been down south.

38:00 – I noted the George Cook Podcast episode 179 where he covered lake fishing from the bank.

45:46 – The Justin Spence was on the podcast in episode 57 here.  Justin also covered Argentina and some DIY tips.

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53:00 – Alberto Rodriguez was the owner and the person who brought steelhead from the Santa Cruz River.  Here’s a Fly Fisherman article that talks about Jurassic.

55:00 – We note christer Sjöberg from Loop and the first exploratory trip to Strobel lake.

1:00:30 – The F3T and the Taiman video in Russia



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Videos Noted in the Show

FREAKS OF NATURE from Gin Clear Media on Vimeo.


Jurassic Lake with Captain Jack


River Tigers Trailer from The Fly Fishing Film Tour on Vimeo.


Related Podcast Episodes

George Cook on Lake Fishing from the Bank


Justin Spence on Argentina Fishing


Jurassic Lake Conclusion with Charly

Charly is here to break down the steps to putting together a major trip to Patagonia and Lake Strobel, one of the great destinations in the world with huge rainbow trout.  We find out how Rodriguez first brought steelhead in from California and the Santa Cruz River.




  1. El único problema de este lugar es que resulta excesivamente asequible. Con unos precios tan bajos es como para no fiarse.
    La pesca deportiva debería encarecerse mucho más. No puede ser que la plebe acceda a cualquier buen lugar de pesca, como si tal cosa.