Hook & Gold

Owner & Head Fishing Guide


I am a certified fishing guide , certified rafting guide , boat captain , first aid & CPR training certified , fly cast instructor and for the last twenty years I have been a fly fishing guide .

I was Former President of the North Patagonian Association of Professional Fishing Guides (2002-2007).


I have been named President of the Sport Fishing Bureau by the state of Rio Negro one of the 6 patagonian provinces in Argentina (2002-2005).


This Bureau is in charge of the policies regarding protection, use of resources, research and rules of the sport fishing in the province.


I contributed on different publications, local magazines ( Weekend, Aire Libre, Gente, Vida Salvaje, and tourist brochures), books Fly Fishing Patagonia the Lake District by J.P. Reynal , Fly Fishing Patagonia the South by J.P. Reynal, The Best Rivers by Francisco Bedeschi, American publications Fly Tying Journal,, Fly Fishermen Magazine, Outside, Texas Sporting Journal , and newspapers The Orange County (California), The Observer ( Rhode Island), The San Antonio Express (Texas)  , and The New York Times


I contributed also on some TV shows, Pesca Vision, Fly Cast Argentina, Fly Cast Latinoamérica, Patagonia Aventura y Naturaleza, El Espejo in Argentina and for ESPN, OLN, Fly Fishing Video Magazine and LL Bean Outdoor Show in the States.

 I participated on fly fishing conclaves, and fishing resources management congress also. 


Former member of the Thomas and Thomas Rod Makers endorse fly fishing guides program (1994-2002) 

Member of the Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Program since 2002 www.orvis.com

Member of FFF (Federation of Fly Fishers) www.fedflyfishers.org

Member of TU (Trout Unlimited) www.tu.org

Member of TFO (Temple Fork Outfitters Fly Rods) Fly Fishing Guide Program www.templeforkflyrods.com


(2002-2012) Director of Fishing Operations and Head Fishing Guide of  Estancia Alicura Lodge .www.ealicura.com.

Owner and Head Fishing Guide of  Hook & Gold Outfitters.