Dorado Fishing, Iberá Wetlands

Argentina

Enjoy warm temperatures, amazing culture, gorgeous surroundings, and delicious food with this deluxe all-inclusive itinerary. 

This 7-night program immerses you in new rich experiences that include cultural delights, incredible birding, and fly fishing in Argentina’s unpressured Dorado waters. A great experience for anglers and their partners to enjoy together.

  • Airport: Arrive at Corrientes International Airport (CNQ) where you will be met by a representative. 
  • Activities: Fly fishing for Dorado, kayaking (optional), guided bird watching (optional) and cooking lessons.
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Itinerary

Saturday: Fly from Buenos Aires to Corrientes Airport (CNQ). You will be met by a representative of the La Alondraí Lodge (2 hrs drive from the airport). Settle in with a glass of wine and meet with your guides to learn about the upcoming week’s adventure over a welcome dinner. 

Sunday-Friday: Enjoy six (6) full days of guided fishing in the Ibera Wetlands. 

Located in north central Corrientes Province, Argentina. Iberá is one of the most important and largest freshwater reservoirs in South America offering anglers 5,000 square miles of exclusive  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. Much like a flats, fly fishing experience, guides pole the skiffs while anglers take their turns on the bow either sight or blind casting.

Saturday: After breakfast at the lodge your private transfer will chauffeur you to the Corrientes local airport for your return flight back to Buenos Aires. 

Accommodation

La Alondra

La Alondra Lodge offers excellent cuisine and spacious accommodation that is joint to gallery and patio that provides the ideal setting for ending the day, relaxing or enjoying the company of your seasoned hosts. Carefully preserved, La Alondra lodge has a historic legacy that offer the perfect experience and charm when visiting the Iberá Wetlands. 

What's included

  • Meals & accommodation as listed. 
  • No hassles with all logistics planned, special activities, reservations, and excursions as listed in your itinerary. 
  • Connections to the best local travel tribe guides of the area. 
  • Detailed packing checklist. 
  • Maps of destination. 
  • Complimentary beer and wine. 
  • Use of flies for the duration of your 7 night fishing adventure.
  • Quick access Google shared folder for your convenience, anywhere. 
  • Guidance on travel policies, do’s and don’ts. 
  • A consciously designed itinerary using best industry practices.
  • Our transformative process which includes:
    • Pre journey interview (1-hr). 
    • During Journey support. 
    • Post journey reflection (1-hr). 
  • Complimentary Travel with H.E.A.R.T. gift packages before departure (includes over $50 worth of travel goodies and printed essentials for your journey!)
  • Applicable taxes & credit card processing fee are included. 

The place

Iberá Wetlands

Our water conditions are stable and predictable throughout the season therefore every month fishes equally well. However, the outside temperatures and humidity are something to consider when planning your visit.

Gear

Fishing gear

8 weight, 9 foot, fast action 4 piece fly rods with a good fighting butt are the norm at Iberá.

As anglers are expected to cover water while casting heavy flies. It is also recommended that anglers bring at least two rods. One with a floating line and one with a clear intermediate tip. 

Why this journey?

  • Explore your personal passion of fly fishing for the legendary Dorado, cultural interactions, culinary experiences, and outdoor adventures. 
  • Immerse yourself into the philosophies and stories of the north central Corrientes province and it’s people that offers fresh perspectives into day to day life.   
  • Structured, yet flexible guided activity schedules, leaves the planning to us while you engage in exclusive access to one of the most significant and largest freshwater reservoirs of South America that offers anglers some 5,000 square miles of clear, creeks, channels and lagoons. Rich with wildlife that includes an array of birds. 
  • Anglers can expect a flats fly-fishing type experience at Iberá. Guides pole the skiffs, while anglers take their turns on the bow either sight or blind casting. 
  • Suitable for anglers of all skill levels, beginner included, will enjoy this unique fishery and rich ecosystem.
  • End each day with deluxe amenities, meaningful conversation and reflection at the historic and boutique La Alondra lodge that sits on the edge of Argentina’s prolific Iberá wetlands

PACKAGE PRICING

Please note that all booking are subject to availably during the time of deposit. 

8 days

$ 5,750
Per angler
  • Saturday to Saturday.

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