Set on fire. On Fireland.

Some while ago, we travelled to Chile to visit a friend in Santiago de Chile. Already beeing there, I decided to take my rucksack, tent and sleeping bag with me to go for a quick excursion to the south. And while family and friends went to see Patagonia, I rented a car in Punta Arenas to drive to the famous Rio Grande on the chilean side of Tierra del Fuego, this famous river for sea run brown trout, that is every flyfishermans dream, with its peaktime in march. Now it was the 2nd on January. So I knew that there was only little to no chance of catching such an amazing fish ...


 
I had no idea about the situation, the river, the fishing regulations, the fact that this is the back of beyond and so on. So I searched the internet and met Fernando in a forum. He had visited that place many times and gave me - besides other invaluable tips - the best tip I could get: "If you arrive on Rio Grande, ...