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Picheuta Creek

Fishing on this river is exiting because some people have caught huge brown trouts. The reason for this size is because the creek ends in the Mendoza River, so with a percentage of luck we can have the opportunity of catching a real trophy.

General Information

Location: Cordillera de Los Andes, Uspallata, Mendoza, Argentina

Transportation: private

Estimated time of departure: to be agreed with passengers, depending on the season.

Estimated duration of activity: 2 hours of driving each way, plus the fishing time.

Best time to go: from September to December and from February to May.

Recommended equipment: 3 weight rod and floating line, 7 feet leader and 4 X tippet.

Flies: Stoneflies, Montana, bitch creek, May flies, hare's ear, prince, zug bug, black gnat, irresistible, Adams parachute, elk hair caddis, stimulator, hoppers.

Type of trout: rainbows and brown

Average size: 1,2 pounds.

Physical condition

Sedentary to Good (Sedentary: person with lack of training or walks gently one or two times a week. Good: person who trains systematically not more than three times a week).


Please, contact us


One fly fishing bilingual guide every two fisherman
4 steps lunch
Premium wines and beverages

Not included

Fishing license
Fly fishing equipment (rods, reels, leaders, tippets and flies)

You can rent the entire fly fishing equipment needed for U$D 75 per day per fisherman.


Discover the Andes, Expeditions: tel +54 -261-156571967, EVT Legajo 16431