Río Pico is a beautiful region of Argentina that provides excellent fishing opportunities. Known for its crystal clear rivers, calm lakes and meandering streams, this area is home to a wide variety of species such as rainbow trout, brown trout, brook trout and salmon.

We offer this area as an add-on to our standard program or as part of our two-home week. Overall, fly fishing in Rio Pico is a wonderful experience for any angler, whether experienced or beginner. Rio Pico has something for everyone and definitely deserves a spot on your list of fly fishing destinations.

Pico River

The Pico River is a natural watercourse that originates in Argentina, flows westward, crosses the international border into Chile, and finally flows into the north bank of the Figueroa River.

Engaño Lake

is a glacial Andean Lake, located in the center of a valley that includes Lake Falso Engaño. The lake is oval-shaped and extends from east to west with a length of 2.5 km and an average width of 1.5 km. It is located approximately 3 km north of Lake General Vintter. The lake is surrounded by a beautiful Patagonian Andean Forest. On the north coast, the lake receives water from the mouth of Laguna Condor, located at an altitude on Cerro Condor. Its outflow is Lake Falso Engaño, located 1.2 km northwest. Like Lake Berta Inferior, Lake Engaño is an important component of the Engaño River, a tributary of the Corcovado/Palena River on its left bank. The lake is known for its richness in salmonids. Trout weighing several kilos can be caught, especially rainbow trout and brook trout.

Guacho Lake

Guacho Lake is an Andean glacial lake, runs northwest to southeast with a length of 4.6 km, it is located about ten kilometers north of the eastern part of Lake General Vintter. It receives water from Lake Guacho Superior, whose emissary has a length of only 150 meters, which contributes its waters at the northwest end, being its main tributary. Its emissary, the Guacho stream, originates in the southeast and converges on the left bank of the Corcovado River.

Lakes Pico Uno, Dos, Tres, Cuatro, and Cinco

Lakes Pico Uno, Dos, Tres, Cuatro, and Cinco: are of glacial origin and they belong to the Corcovado/Palena River basin, which drains into the Pacific Ocean. Brown trout, rainbow trout, brook trout, and Chinook salmon fishing are practiced in these lakes.

Lakes and streams

In this area one can fish several lakes and streams, with some of the best known being: Lago Guacho, Lagunas del Engaño, Río Tigre, Lago Berta, Arroyo Poncho Moro, Arroyo Comisario.


In the lakes you can find large Brookies and in the creeks, freestones in general, you can have a lot of fun doing spot fishing with dries.