Maullin River: Good Fishing Nearby Puerto Varas

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For most fishermen, there exists the idea that to fish for big trout you have to travel far. Most fishermen believe you need to seek out remote places very inaccessible, where only a lucky few can ever hope to arrive. 
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This Country is Not For Sale

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The date January 20, 2010, should be remembered as the Maritime Miracle Day. For on that day occurred what was least expected -- the end to the process of the “privatization of the sea” and a happy adios to the so-called “progressives” and “socialists” of the Michelle Bachelet government.
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Springtime in Tantauco

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This past spring was one of rainiest on record in Chile. The ground was wet and oozing. The sun—when it surfaced—a frail lemon ray lost in grey horizons.
 
But I found myself on the way to Parque Tantauco to backpack with a friend. Of our original group, four had already bailed. Yet we persisted, probably against better judgment. 
 
It was simple: the southern winter is long. We wanted movement. We wanted outdoors.
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New Regulation to Continue Abuses in Salmon Farming

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On November 27, the Santiago daily El Mercurio published an article which announced that the changes to the General Law of Fishing and Fish Farming had been given the go ahead, which will allow, amongst other things, the privatization of the sea of all of us Chileans.
 
The newspaper was reporting, believe it or not, that the senators of the Treasury Commission had achieved consensus on an instruction to eliminate, as the cause for termination of a water concession, the reiterated breach of labor laws by companies, a requisite pushed mainly by the socialist Senator Pedro Muñoz in order to win approval of these reforms.
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Legendary Polar Explorer Set to Complete Traverse of Northern Patagonia Ice Field

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There are few people today – or in history - who can compare with Borge Ousland. National Geographic has called him “the most accomplished polar explorer alive.” The track record for this 47-year-old, Norwegian-born adventurer speaks volumes: the first to ski across both the North and South Poles alone and without outside support (1994 and 1995); the first person ever to ski across the entire Antarctica continent alone and without outside support, crossing over nearly 2845 kilometers in 64 days (1996); the first to cross the Arctic alone, from Siberia to Canada via the North Pole (2001); and the first to reach the geographical North Pole during winter.

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