Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Argentina Report

We just had a group that got back from Argentina, this is what they had to say and some pics:

Still have room for a couple of folks to join the groups that I am hosting next month.


Just writing to send a big thank you your direction. The trip was fantastic. I must admit, my true passion in life is bird hunting, and with everything you hear about the hunting in Argentina, my expectations for a good hunt were very high. After the first hunt I realized that all of the talk was true. 

Like one of the other hunters in camp mentioned, the quality of hunting there is impossible to over emphasize. You really can't over sell it. I had heard from other hunters that had duck hunted in Argentina that all the hunting was done over corn piles and the ducks poor in from all angles all day. However, I was pleasantly surprised that this was not the case with Pampa Adventures. I figured we would have bird boys that carried the stools and decoys to the corn pile and gave us shells when we needed more. But that simply was not the case.

 The men we were paired with were not bird boys at all. They were guides, they were duck hunters, and they knew what they were doing. They had scouted, found where the birds were feeding and resting, and put us in positions to kill decoying birds. The birds responded well to their calling, and the guides knew how to build the blinds and set decoys in a way that made the hunting both productive and enjoyable. As a duck hunter, it warmed my soul to see men share my passion for waterfowling even on the other side of the globe. 
I truly felt privileged to have had the chance to hunt with them. 

The dove shooting in Cordoba was equally as impressive. Like my brother said, "It's like going to the arcade with unlimited tokens." It was like nothing I have ever experienced. The TV shows I have seen simply did not do it justice. It is something that must be experienced to comprehend. Jorge, Nacho, and all the staff made each of us feel at home the entire stay. It was very nice to sit and discuss politics, hunting, and life with Jorge, Nacho and their family. They are both great men and their dedication to their business shines through.

 The food was absolutely incredible. We're all big guys and can put away some food. We were all impressed by the quality and quantity of the food and wine provided. Attached is a picture of me with about a 1lb T-bone that we were served for lunch one day. Not only was it huge, it was also cooked and seasoned to perfection. You have to know what you are doing to cook a steak that big to medium rare. 

I could ramble on and on about how great every aspect of the trip was, but I don't have the time. I will say that I had no complaints what-so-ever. 

Thanks again for setting up this incredible trip for us,