Friday, June 27, 2014

DIY Fly Fishing Patagonia Argentina: Why DIY Fishing, Part 1

If you spend any amount of time reading the information on this blog, you'll should come to the quick conclusion that I am a DIY fishing/traveling expert.  What can I say, I like to travel independently and create my own experiences.  You should also come to the conclusion that I am direct, honest and wiling to share as much information as possible.  That being said, regarding DIY Patagonia fly fishing trips, I would like to share some thoughts, based on my personal and professional experience.

Before I begin, the below links discuss the differences between a DIY float trip vs. a private lodge float trip; and the differences between a DIY float/drift boat guide vs. a private lodge float/drift boat guide. These post's may help you fully understand the features/benefits of working with us; a DIY Patagonia fly fishing specialty company.

Part 1: http://firstcastflyfishing.blogspot.com/2014/06/diy-fly-fishing-patagonia-argentina_25.html
Part 2: http://firstcastflyfishing.blogspot.com/2014/06/diy-fly-fishing-patagonia-argentina_9377.html

DIY angler enjoying a day exploring a Patagonia river.

Why Anglers Choose DIY Fly Fish Patagonia

I don't claim to know every reason why an angler prefers a DIY vacation, or more specifically, our DIY Patagonia fly fishing programs, but I believe the following to be true:

  • DIY anglers are focused 100% on fishing.
  • DIY anglers enjoy the freedom and flexibility of our walk-wade, and float programs.
  • DIY anglers would like to have the opportunity to engage in the local scene (e.g. cultural events, restaurants, bars, shops, etc).
  • DIY anglers do not like spending money where they see no value (e.g. fancy lodge). 
  • DIY anglers do not like to stay at lodge that sleeps up to 20 anglers.  
  • For peace of mind, DIY anglers enjoy walking, exploring, and wade fishing.
  • DIY anglers enjoy fishing waters with little or no pressure.  
  • The majority of our DIY clients can afford, and have stayed at lodges before.  They generally state, 'I did not have a bad time at the lodge, but I would not return because I prefer the value of a DIY program...you know, the freedom/flexibility to do what I want...on my time and dime.'  
  • Our DIY clients know that our programs are typically 50% less than a lodge program.

Final Word

In Part 2, I'll focus on what I believe to be the two most important issue's for DIY anglers (cost and personal experience); and how to make the best of your DIY vacation with FCFF.  The following link will bring you to part two: http://firstcastflyfishing.blogspot.com/2014/06/diy-fly-fishing-patagonia-argentina_25.html

We hope that you found this post helpful.  If you are searching for more information, please feel free to contact us; or, use the search bar engine, located above, on the right side.  To use the search bar engine, for example, simply type in key words like DIY Patagonia Float Trips.  

Muchas Gracias,

Mark

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