Petrohué River

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Petrohué River
Petrohue river.jpg
The river features emerald color water.
Physical characteristics
 • locationTodos los Santos Lake
 • coordinates41°8′22.97″S 72°24′1.1″W / 41.1397139°S 72.400306°W / -41.1397139; -72.400306Coordinates: 41°8′22.97″S 72°24′1.1″W / 41.1397139°S 72.400306°W / -41.1397139; -72.400306
 • location
Reloncaví Estuary
Length36 km (22 mi)[1]
Basin size2,868 km2 (1,107 sq mi)[1]

Petrohué River (Spanish pronunciation: [petɾoˈwe]) is a Chilean river located in the Los Lagos Region of Chile. It originates from Todos los Santos Lake[2] in the Vicente Pérez Rosales National Park. At its origin are the Petrohué Waterfalls.

Sport fishing[edit]

The Petrohue River is well known for its recreational fishing;[3] the fishing season begins on November and ends in May.

Species found in the river include:


  1. ^ a b "Cuencas". (in Spanish). 1 May 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-05-01. Retrieved 2017-08-09.
  2. ^ United States Hydrographic Office (1920). West Coast From Corcovado Gulf to Panama. South America Pilot. III. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 106.
  3. ^ Rosenbauer, Tom (7 November 2010). The Orvis Encyclopedia of Fly Fishing: Your Ultimate A to Z Guide to Being a Better Angler. Thomas Nelson Inc. p. 47. ISBN 978-1-4016-0071-6.