This activity which has such a wide acceptance in our country can
be developed in different ambits of Argentina. Because its geography
and climates it offers a great variety of options that allows doing
successfully the main fishing modalities like spinning, trolling,
fly cast and so on.
The different lakes of Buenos Aires province as well as the River
Plate and the Parana´s Delta allows to fish the "pejerrey"
(silverside) during the winter which is probably the most popular
species among the local fishermen who love to do it from the cost
or embarked in small boats either, using living bait and floating
- Fresh water fishing
The Argentinean North East area is one of the main fishing
destinations of the country. The Parana and Uruguay rivers are two
traditional fishing spots for fresh water fishing where the golden
dorado is one of the highlights as well as the surubi (type of big
catfish) and the pacu (type of big piranha) among other interesting
The dorado is called "The tiger of the river" and many
people believe that there isn´t any other fishing species
so aggressive and wrestler. Owner of a powerful denture, once you
nail it, it starts to do big jumps as a self defense mechanism providing
great excitement to the fight which use to last many minutes of
tension and adrenaline. This fishing is considered one of the best
around the world. The fishing modalities of this fish are very wide,
trolling, spinning with lures, fly cast o living baits are the most
common of them. Argentina Big Hunting’s favorite fishing
areas are placed over the Uruguay River shore due to upstream of
Salto Grande dam in Concordia, the habitat for this strong fish
is unbeatable because the high population of forage fish stopped
by that mentioned dam and for the permanent oxygenation of the water
caused by the turbines. All this result in an incredible number
of daily bites and in an obvious oversize of the dorados caught
in this area.
Downstream the dam, the environment is wilder and golden dorado
fishing over there is also very interesting with a valuable advantage
to be located at a short distance from Buenos Aires city.
Fishing season covers most of the year except for the months of
closure fixed by the local wildlife authorities which change according
to each region but usually go from October 15th to January 15th
of each year. Minimum size of a dorado catch is about 65 centimeters
Depending on the season the average size of dorados change given
that they use to move in shoals generally of similar individual
Given the aggressiveness of this species, the hardness of its mouth
and its furious runs trying to break the hook, our guides will advice
to our fellow anglers how to manage each bite in order to be sure
to make productive each fishing day.
- Fishing trips to Buenos
Argentina Big Hunting offers golden dorado fishing
trips at two hours by car far from Buenos Aires over the Uruguay
River shore and its tributaries.
The fishing zone is joined by the capital city of Argentina by a
brand new four lanes highway which guarantees a safe and fast ride
The quality of our fishing trips, the size of the fish catches,
the kindness and professionalism of our guides, the comfort of our
boats and the beautiful natural environment make this fishing expeditions
highly appreciated among our customers.
The fisherman looking for a fishing trip for one day can book it
with us. He will be picked up at a meeting point in Buenos Aires
city and will be transferred to the fishing area in one of our vehicles.
Once there, he will board our fishing boat and will go fishing for
the rest of the day.
Visitors don’t need to bring any fishing gear since ABH will
provide first quality fishing equipment.
Food and drinks are always available on board. When the fishing
day is over, the anglers will be taken back to Buenos Aires wherever
they decide to go. For those who like to stay longer, we count with
many different lodging choices close to the fishing area. All of
them reach the standards that we demand for our customers.
Golden dorado fishing trips organized by ABH are thought for two
or three fishermen per boat and they are performed only if weather
and river conditions are favorable for fishing activity.
- Salt water fishing
Our wide maritime littoral, with more than 3500
kilometers of coast over the South Atlantic Ocean offers excellent
opportunities of salt water fishing on board in the Argentinean
Sea which provides high quantity of different species, like sea
salmon, grouper, black grouper, red porgy, white croaker, yellow
tail amberjack, pompano, bluefish, Atlantic bonito, flounder, white
sea bream, silver side, mackerel, sea trout and different kind of
ABH put at the angler disposition last generation's fishing boats
equipped with the most advanced navigation systems as well as the
most modern equipment with proved efficiency for each type of sea
The fishing methods vary according to the different species to be
captured silverside requires floating or bottom fishing with bait,
different species of sharks demand bottom fishing with living bait:
other species such as amberjack can be caught using fly cast, spinning
or trolling with special lures.
Bottom fishing is the most traditional way to do it in a deep sea
fishing trips. Since it is a simple modality the technical requirements
are basic and it doesn't needs previous experience or knowledge.
Our fishing tips from Mar del Plata city are organized for groups
of up to eight fishermen per vessel. We coordinate the departure
for first time in the morning and the ship sets sail to the offshore
fish stocks where catches are guaranteed.
Anglers always have available drinks and snacks on board. ABH also
offers sailor service that helps to our customers to put the bait
in the hook and bring the catches on board as well as fish cleaning
service once the fishing party arrives back to Mar del Plata’s
Due to the rough nature of the South Atlantic Ocean our fishing
trips are conditioned on the state of climate and sea.
Salt water fishing season is open all year round.
- Trout fishing in Patagonia mountains
Argentinean Patagonia with its incomparable natural beauty is without
any doubt one of the main and well known fly fishing destination
among the circle of anglers; in that sense our country receives
a high number of foreign sportsmen eager to visit us for trout fishing
trips in the lakes and clear water rivers of that region. Fly Fishing
the rivers and lakes of Argentina is an experience that a fisherman
Avid anglers will be able to fly fish from the rivers’ shore
as well as the coast of the lakes. They will also enjoy this type
of fishing, floating along scenic Patagonian Rivers in comfortable
rafts which allow the fishermen to take pleasure of the beauty of
different places. They can also practice trolling while navigating
the Southern Argentinean lakes or to try spinning with lures.
The source of the Chimehuin River in the Huechulaufquen Lake, custody
by the Lanin volcano in Junin de los Andes area is a place of cult
for fly fishing fans. The Limay river near Bariloche city with its
famous floating trips in fishing rafts and the Correntoso river,
the smallest of the world in Villa La Angostura area are two of
the most attractive streams connected to the Nahuel Huapi lake which
in addition of a great number of lakes of that beautiful region
is considered another outstanding destination because the size and
weight of the brown and rainbow trouts. Further South, along the
Andes mountains we find an endless quantity of fishing places until
arriving to Tierra del Fuego province which guards inside it one
of the most precious treasures: the famous Rio Grande, considered
for most of the anglers of the world like the best river in the
world for sea trout fishing. It is a variety of trout that lives
in streams connected with the Argentinean Sea which remarkably affect
in the size of them, reaching weights over 10 kilos.
For those sportsmen looking for big trophies ABH also counts with
excellent choices in the province of Santa Cruz, among them one
of the highlights is Lake Strobel where the trout size average caught
by the fishermen exceed five kilos.
Trout fishing season depends on the exact place of fishing but it
goes at large from November to April of every year.
In all these areas of Argentina, ABH
guarantees the professional fishing assistance by the very best
guides, organizing each fishing trip in the best fishing spots of
the moment, providing first class fishing gear y custom made programs
according to each angler's request.
LODGING / FISHING
The lodges of the different fishing areas
are varied but they keep the high standards of quality that ABH
insures to the clients. They go from first class hotels, elegant
country houses or fishing lodges located in the heart of high mountains
where the angler will receive best services as well as the typical
meals of each region always served with quality Argentinean wines..