Tag Archives: Argentina

She’s Not A Hunter? Not A Problem In Cordoba

“I’m not sleeping in a tent or going without a proper bathroom.”

That’s the first response many of us receive when asking our wives to come on a hunting adventure.  Hunting with your buddies is a ritual most often enjoyed without Continue reading She’s Not A Hunter? Not A Problem In Cordoba

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Argentina Asado – The Pleasures of Argentinian Beef

Argentina-Asado-ornate-interiorIt has often been said of Argentina that it maintains the traditions of Europe before the war. If proof were needed, a visitor to one of the fine hotels around Cordoba, where one can enjoy the very special dove hunting of the region, would find it here. The quality of the hospitality and the food is like something out of the 19th century. Continue reading Argentina Asado – The Pleasures of Argentinian Beef

Argentina Bird Bonanza

argentinabirdbonanzashotshellsThe swish of feathers brushing up against pale green leaves sets the pace for your rapidly beating heart and twitching trigger finger as you stand center stage in the breezy fields of an afternoon dove roost. Anticipating the first dove to emerge from the adjacent brush at any second, you suddenly, without hesitation, mount your gun and “bang! bang!” a dove drops to the ground. The bird boys are calling in true Spanish Continue reading Argentina Bird Bonanza

Argentina Adventure

ARGadventuredovehuntforever061014“Shoot, shoot!” Augusto implored as the doves bore down on us in an endless stream. We were in the La Pampa region of Argentina, taking a break from big game hunting to enjoy a day of high-volume bird shooting. My wife Jackie was to my left, and another hunter, Ed Reich, a resident of New York State, was on my right. Like an Alfred Hitchcock movie, the birds kept coming as we fired an incredible amount of shells.   If you fancy yourself a good wingshot, a few hours spent trying to connect with these Argentine acrobats will adjust your opinion. They are a real challenge, despite their numbers. Continue reading Argentina Adventure