Flying on the Futa!

Come and explore the river of Patagonia Chile with Emergent Expeditions partner lodge Matapiojo Anglers, learn more about the expedition on our destinations page about booking a trip to fish southern Chile at a extraordinarily low price for the next season starting November 2017 and running though May 2018!

Exploring Chilean Patagonia Fall Season - Part III: The Lower Rio Futaleufú and Lago Yelcho

Exploring Chilean Patagonia Fall Season - Part III: The Lower Rio Futaleufú and Lago Yelcho

We want to finish this three part series of Emergent Expeditions posts on: Exploring Chilean Patagonia Fall Season with the third and final segment featuring the Lower Rio Futaleufú as well as the amazing fishery that is Lago Yelcho.

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Exploring Chilean Patagonia Fall Season - Part II: The Upper Rio Futaleufú

Exploring Chilean Patagonia Fall Season - Part II: The Upper Rio Futaleufú

"Imagine the river child spawned from the union of the infamous North Umpqua and Madison Rivers, only a bit bigger and with 1000 times less people fishing or floating and that is what the Futa River embodies."

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Exploring Chilean Patagonia Fall Season - Part I: Lagos Remotos

Exploring Chilean Patagonia Fall Season - Part I: Lagos Remotos

"The float tubes were pumped up and an old handmade wooden boat that was tied to a lonely old tree was considered for “rental”.  To rent this mighty three meter long craft it required the whole team to work together to empty out the water that had collected in it from the waves lapping over the stern.  A long stout log, a big rock and some teamwork did the trick and allowed us to lift the bow and slowly dump out the water.  The boat was made of shaped plywood and had hand carved oars set in hand forged steel oarlocks. Two small bench seats provide just enough room for half of our group. After a short test float she was deemed seaworthy by myself and our brave guide Nestor. "

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Book One - Hook One Program

Book One - Hook One Program

"Here at Emergent Expeditions we have teamed up with a local Portland non-profit Soul River Inc. in a agreement to assist our clients with supporting a great cause of getting US Veterans and Intercity youth out onto a river for a chance to fly fish and learn about conservation! Through our pioneering Book One - Hook One campaign we are making it easier than ever for you to give back in a big way."

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