Argentina Dorado Fishing

Some of the countries strongest populations are found throughout the Argentine and Uruguay River systems. Adult Dorado ranges in size from 4 to 20 pounds with an occasional fish being caught in the 40 pound plus range. These aggressive fish have a voracious appetite and eat nearly everything including fish, frogs and believe it or not birds that are unlucky enough to fall prey to them.

Our Dorado Fishing Lodges:

Santa Adela

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Beautiful historic lodge just miles away the Uruguay River and its many tributaries. Easy to combine fishing trip to create the perfect cast and blast combo! Santa Adela is suitable for all ages, shooters and non-shooters. Offering bait casting, spinning and fly angling excursions.

El Carmen Dorado Fishing

El Carmen

ENTRE RIOS, ARGENTINA

Beautifully restored estancia just west of the Uruguay river. El Carmen is suitable for smaller groups and this location is well suited to mix dorado fishing with dove shooting.

Estancia Chacu

SALTA, ARGENTINA

Superb Dorado fishing rustic style for the more experienced angler. At Chacu we primarily fly fish wading the local waters seeking the monster dorado common to this area.

Flyfishing Dorado

San Fernando

Salta, Argentina

Sister lodge of Chacu used for our most dedicated and experienced fly anglers. Catch and release only in the waters of Rio Seco and del Valle rivers.

Some of the countries strongest populations are found throughout the Argentine and Uruguay River systems. Adult Dorado ranges in size from 4 to 20 pounds with an occasional fish being caught in the 40 pound plus range. These aggressive fish have a voracious appetite and eat nearly everything including fish, frogs and believe it or not birds that are unlucky enough to fall prey to them.

There are 2 main fishing areas that are fished, which are the Del Valle River and the Juramento River. In the Del Valle River you will wade into the temperate mountain waters in search of the elusive Dorado. This area presents the most difficult challenge, but the rewards are well worth it, as the Dorado in this river run between 4 and 6 pounds. Fishing in the Del Valle is recommended only for the more Southern Outfitting Dorado fishing trip experienced fly fisherman. The Juramento is wider and deeper, and the fishing is done in a boat or on the river banks. It is easy to use both spinning rigs and fly rods in the Juramento, and because the Dorado are very plentiful in this river your chance of Dorado Fishing in South Americasuccess is high. The Dorado in this area run generally between 12-15 pounds, and if you are lucky you may catch one of the 40 pound monsters that are known to frequent this river.

In Rio Negro Uruguay fishing is year round with the best fishing in September through May. Fly fishing is done from the shallows of the Rio Negro and its tributaries while spin/bait casting is done by boat in the turbulent, deeper and wider areas of the Black River. Fly fishing is recommended only for the most experienced anglers, while the less experienced anglers will have great chance for success by boat casting large plugs into the fast flowing rapids.

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