8-DAY, DORADO FISHING, IBERA WETLANDS, ARGENTINA

The mythic Dorado is clearly the primary fish to be targeted on this trip.

Argentina’s network of some 35 National Parks is owed it’s great ecosystem as well as biological mega-diversity that includes vast plains, deserts, forests, mountains, rivers, tundra and thousands of miles of shoreline.

  • Buenos Aires, the multicultural, festive and lavish capital of Argentina is known for it’s fabulous night life, rich food, wine, elegant architecture. It is advised that travelers take a day or two to check-out this city by arrive a day earlier to help with jet-lag before embarking on your journey.

IBERA WETLANDS, ARGENTINA - 8 DAYS

OVERVIEW

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    • Advance Deposit: 50% (subject to availability)
  • Airport: Corrientes Airport (CNQ). 
  • Duration: 8-Days / 7-nights. 
  • Price: From $ 5,750 pp, double sharing.  
  • Activity Level: Easy. 
  • Capacity: 8 anglers. 

HIGHLIGHTS

FEATURES

8-DAYS aRGENTINA.

  • The Iberá Wetlands (Spanish: Esteros del Iberá, from Guaraní ý berá: “bright water”) located in north central Corrientes Province, Argentina, is one of the most important and largest freshwater reservoirs in South America.
  • It offers 5,000 square miles of exclusive – swamps, lagoons and lakes for Dorado fishing. Dorados ranging in size from 4 to 12 pounds are quite common and caught in good numbers.
  • Fishing is done from 14 foot Skiff style boats that are equipped with 40hp four stroke motors.
  • Fishing is very similar to a saltwater fly-fishing experience. Guides pole the skiffs while anglers take their turns on the bow either sight or blind casting. Anglers of all skill levels, beginner to expert, will enjoy this unique fishery and ecosystem.

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IBERA WETLANDS, ARGENTINA

DETAILED ITINERARY

day 1

Corrientes Airport

Day 1: Fly from Buenos Aires to Corrientes Airport – Private Transfer to La Alondra Lodge (2 hrs) for a welcome Dinner. We recommend you fly into Buenos Aires a night before and enjoy the city before embarking on your angling adventure.

  • Accommodation: La Alondra Lodge
  • Meals Included: Dinner upon arrival. 

DAY - 2 -7

dorado fishing

Enjoy six (6) full days fishing in the Ibera Wetlands.

We recommend #8 and #6 weight, fast action rods that are 9 feet long. Reels need to have good drag systems and include 30 pound backing. Fly lines should be tropical due to the warm water conditions and air temperature. Tropical WF Floating Line and Intermediate Clear Tip lines work the best. The typical leader set-up is 8-9 ft of straight 50-pound test monofilament followed by 6-12 inched of 40-50 pound test wire bite tippet. Strong leaders are required to help prevent accidental break- offs in the water-grass and lilly pads.

  • Accommodation: La Alondra Lodge. 
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. 

DAY - 8

depart corrientes

Depart after a hearty breakfast. Drive back to Corrientes airport to board your flight back home via Buenos Aires.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast. 

DETAILS

inclusions

what's included

  • Meet & Greet at Corrientes Airport (CNQ) with round trip transfers to and from the lodge.
  • All meals, beer & wine for the duration of your stay.
  • Full-time guide and coordinator for the trip.
  • Fishing license all flies and fishing gear.

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