Capt. Martin Carranza

Martin is the managing partner of Chime Lodge and Dorado Lodge in Argentina and was born in Buenos Aires 50 years ago.  At age 5 his fly fishing fanatics Grandpa and Dad brought him to Patagonia and taught him how to fly fish and the learning never stopped.   He moved to Patagonia in 1987 to work and raise his family.  He has guided part time for several years until he decided to start Andes Outfitters; mixing the great fishing and friendly attitude of Patagonia with the professionalism of Western USA guides.  In 2007 he accomplished his long time goal of building his own lodge on the banks of the Chimehuin River, Chime Lodge

He guides/hosts in Northern Patagonia out of his Chime Lodge and in NW Argentina for BIG golden Dorado; during off season in the Southern Hemisphere he lives in South Florida where he guides in Biscayne Bay and the Everglades.