Los Barcinos

LocationBuenos Aires Province / Argentina

SeasonApril thru July

SpeciesDucks

HostMartín Puig

Duration4 days

Description

Estancia Los Barcinos, with 8 bedrooms and 8 baths is offering world-class gunning just 60 miles south of Buenos Aires, is situated in the Salado River Basin near the historic town of San Miguel del Monte, home to numerous educational institutions, including the National University of General Sarmiento. The area is also known for its many polo ranches and country estates—and for being home to abundant game birds. Estancia Los Barcinos is a newly refurbished headquarters estate of a 2000 acre working cattle ranch and farm. The main lodge had five private bedrooms with baths plus outbuildings with three bedrooms and baths.
Just 80 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, the fertile lands of this vast river basin with its many potholes, river channels, and canals are the winter home to millions of ducks and is some of the most fertile land in Argentina producing corn, soybeans and other cereal crops. Duck varieties include speckled teal, silver teal, cinnamon teal, ring teal, Brazilian teal, brown pintail, white cheek pintail, and rosy-billed pochard. Hunters can expect eight boxes of shells per day on ducks. Virtually all shooting areas are within 30 minutes of the estancia.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival day. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by one of our English speaking guides at Buenos Aires’ International Airport. From there, you’ll have a 2 ½ to 3 ½ hour drive to one of the three selected estancias, followed by an afternoon shoot for high-volume ducks . Following the hunt, enjoy cocktails and a gourmet dinner at the estancia.
Day 2 and 3: Enjoy morning and afternoon high-volume shooting for ducks over daily fed areas. Blinds are 10-40 minutes drive from the estancia. Between hunts, you’ll have lunch and time for a siesta. The evening will feature cocktails, dinner and lodging at the estancia.
Day 4: You’ll enjoy a morning shoot prior to your departure. Following the hunt, you’ll have a delightful lunch at the estancia, then transfer to the Buenos Aires’ International Airport for your overnight flight back home.

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