Discover the Pyrenees with Iván Tarín
Guiding, at its essence, is a selfless endeavor, geared to the happiness and success of the guest. But for Iván, the rush is finding the perfect spot, being on the water, and figuring out the puzzle of wind, clouds, fish, while encouraging the angler’s ability. The climax, that final piece, is hooking and landing the targeted fish. He cannot live without that rush.
“I’ve fished in many places, but in the Pyrenees, a peaceful serenity takes possession of your soul. There’s nothing like fly fishing in the beauty of this unique place.”
IVÁN TARÍN, FOUNDER OF SALVELINUS
The Iván Tarín's Experience
Iván is undoubtedly the top connoisseurs of the most hidden corners of the Pyrenees, and his knowledge is matched by his passion and enthusiasm to continue exploring and sharing them with his guests. His innate will for discovering places where others cannot reach as well as his craving for adventure to unveil unique destinations have pushed Iván to scout not only the Pyrenees but also much of Patagonia in Chile and Argentina over 15 southern hemisphere seasons, always in search of unaltered ecosystems, pure waters inhabited by his favorite species, the trout.
What they've said about fly fishing with Iván Tarín
Fly fishing with Iván Tarín is an experience in itself. Those who have tried it, tell us about it.
““Iván often said, "You can't be lazy in fly-fishing," well Iván walks the walk. Top-notch friendly and extremely professional service.””Jason AragonUtah, USA
“Iván Tarín is the perfect host and is as keen a fly fisherman as you’re likely to encounter. His enthusiasm is welcoming and is quite infectious and makes for engaging days on the stream.”Marc C, HobartAustralia
“I was impressed by Iván's knowledge of the local rivers and the selection of opportunities available to me. He had driven for some 150 miles the day before my arrival assessing the waters and planning our fishing. Consequently, with little action in one area, he always had options available and we frequently moved to try a new area or a new river.”Chris PullenDunstable, UK
“Iván teaching capacity shows how to improve the fishing technique analyzing and correcting the angler to achieve one upper level in one amusing way that allows you to improve as if you were playing!”Jose MongeBarcelona, Spain
Hosted Trips by Iván Tarín
Every year Iván Tarín personally organizes a series of customized, handpicked adventures aimed to scout unexplored fly fishing waters for Salvelinus’ recurrent guests only. A unique way to enjoy a fantastic fishing adventure with a group of fellow anglers and a professional fly fisher who knows the area, the techniques, the requirements, and the overall operation. New hosted fly fishing trips are designed annually, if you have already discovered the Spanish Pyrenees with Salvelinus and are interested in the adventure of a lifetime, contact Iván Tarín.
Coyhaique area is located in the far Patagonian south of Chile. A fly fishing paradise for those keen on wild brown and rainbow trout where to find a wide range of waters in unbelievable natural surroundings.
The Last Frontier
A journey of exploration to waters where no other lodge operates. Fish with Iván Tarín in some of the most secluded waters of Patagonia, an area considered to be a natural jewel on its own with fishing spots located between Chile and Argentina.