duck hunting lodge, is located on the delta of Parana river, in
Entre Rios province, Duck hunting is the main activity in
this area and our country is, without a doubt, a great choice particularly
duck hunting. Reserves in Entre Rios province are a permanent habitat
for the different duck species of Argentina, such as: White-faced
Whistling-duck, Yellow-billed Pintail, Speckled Teal, Red Shoveler,
Cinnamon Teal, White-cheeked Pintail, Silver Teal, Rosy-billed Pochard,
Brazilian Duck, Ringed Teal, Black-headed duck, etc. The unique
grounds, the water wealth and this great delta of streams, lagoons
and marshes, turn this area into a particularly attractive habitat
for the variety of aquatic animal species.
For the duck hunting, that takes part in the morning or in the afternoon;
local hunters are placed individually or in pairs in different areas
previously selected by the head guide. Every hunter is accompanied
by a guide and a bird boy, to the hunting place in 4x4 light trucks.
Hunters may be shooting by a lagoon side from blinds located in
the water. Every spot will have decoys set up and every hunter will
be assisted by a bird-boy whose job is to make sure the hunter's
needs are catered for. Bird-boys will use typical calls.
The dove shooting, takes part usually during the afternoon, and
in this area you
will have the chance to experienced the famous Argentina high
volume dove shooting. Millions of birds roost in this area,
been Los Laureles roost one of the most important in the province.
Same volume shooting as dove shooting in Cordoba. Guarantee!!!
In addition to the duck hunt and the dove shooting, Perdiz hunt
is the other option to complete your mix bag hunt. Done over dogs,
Perdiz hunt is very similar to the Quail hunt.
Dorado fishing is also available all year round.
May - August for Duck, Dove and Perdiz
September - April for Dove shooting and Dorado fishing
resort is located on the banks of the Parana river, close to Cerrito
town. Los Laureles lodge has all the necessary services to accommodate
12 guest. Six double rooms, all en-suite with private bath with
AC and Jacuzzi, a big dining room with an adjoining grill, a sitting
room, a rest room, another rest room with satellite TV and music
and a swimming pool.
The recommended package is 5 hunting days / 5 nights. Includes round-trip
transportation from Santa Fe or Parana airport, full board accommodation,
fishing on boat and well qualified fishing guides with a wide knowledge
of the river.
Los Laureles Lodge the activity starts early in the morning. Breakfast
is served at 5.00 am consisting of coffee, toasts, jams, bacon and
eggs, fruits, etc. Morning activity, mainly duck hunt or perdiz
goes on until 10.00 am, when you go back to the ranch to have lunch:
a starter, a main course and dessert, served with wine, beer, fizzy
drinks or mineral water.
Then, you can rest or even take a short nap. After this, you can
go out dove shooting or to the river to keep on fishing until dark.
Before dinner you may try a wide variety of cheese, ham, olives
and drinks; dinner consists of three courses (starter, a main course
Duck, Dove, Perdiz hunt + Dorado fishing
High Season from May to August
5450.- Package / Per person
hunting days / 5 nights
Bag Programs at Los Laureles are usually 5 full days (10 hunts).
Of said hunts, only 3 mornings –maximum- will be dedicated to Duck
hunting, the other two mornings can be dedicated to Perdiz hunting
over dogs or high volume Dove shooting. The afternoons will be dedicated
to high volume Dove shooting, Perdiz hunting over dogs and Pigeon
shooting or Golden dorado fishing if available at the time.
Cast & Blast: Dove shooting + Dorado fishing
Season from September to April (except Dec.15 to Jan 31 the lodge
will be closed)
3000.- Package / Per person
hunting days / 4 nights
Ground transfer, Santa Fe or Parana airport / ranch round trip;
accommodation in an exclusive ranch with all meals and beverages
(wine & beer); hunting days or fishing with qualify guides. Not
Hunting and Fishing license, fishing equipment and flies; gun rental,
shells, gratuities, clothes, personal insurance and gratuities.
TO GET THERE
Los Laureles Lodge is located at 550 kilometers from Buenos Aires.
It is accessible by domestic flights to Santa Fe airport, where
a member of the staff will be waiting to drive you to the ranch.
Domestic and private flights can be arranged.
From May till August: The weather is cold during the morning/evening
and warm during the day. For this time of the year, in Argentina
is fall / winter. The climate in Entre Rios during our mixed bag
season is mild winter in nature. Expect the possibility of light
rain and lows at night to dip down to the mid 40's with highs during
the day in the low 70's. Your are going to wade during the hunt.
Clothes: Boot-foot hunting waders or hips, hunting jacket,
shooting gloves for low temperatures (neoprene), leather gloves,
cap (all the mention items, requires camo), Blaze hunting shirt
or jacket for Perdiz Hunting, Lightweight boots for perdiz and doveshooting,
a polar sweatshirt or warm jacket (the temperature decreases at
night). Other equipment: polarized sunglasses, insect repellent,
sunblock SPF 40 or higher, hunting trousers, shirts and vest, set
of underwear, good comfortable socks, an extra pair of sandals or
From February till April and from September till December for
those that only hunt for doves or fish: Clothes: Light shirt and
trousers for tropical weather (Exoficcio, Patagonia, Columbia, etc.),
cap, boot-foot hunting waders or hips, a camo light waterproof jacket,
a polar sweatshirt or warm jacket (the temperature decreases at
night), a good pair of sandals or sneakers.
Miscellaneous: photo camera, video camera, batteries, prescribed
medicines, personal effects.
If you wish,
you can bring your own equipment.
Fly Fishing tackle:
Rods: Two, if possible. 9ft, 7 and 8 weight. 3-or 4- piece, if possible.
Reels: A reel with a good drag system, holding at least 80 yards
of 20-pound test backing.
Lines: WF floating line and a sinking tip line.
Leaders: for 5- to 7-foot floating lines with strong butts to turn
big flies, 16-pound test tippets with 20 cm of 20-pound test steel
Flies: Sizes 2/0 and 3/0, Deceiver patterns. Also poppers and divers
with muddler head, weighted. Colors: black, black and red or black
and yellow, chartreuse, white and yellow and white and olive have
proved good options.
Accessories: tweezers, hook sharpener, nippers, boga grip, etc.