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The Iberá Marshlands are located in the north center of the province of Corrientes and is one of the most important and large freshwater wetlands. Endless miles of streams, channels and lagoons can be fished along the western boundary of the Marshlands in an unspoiled natural environment. The dorado that inhabit these waters are between 4 and 15 pounds in size, with the possibility of catching larger fish in surface fishing.
The Ibera Marshlands are located in the north center of the province of Corrientes and it is one of the most important and large freshwater wetlands. Along the western boundary of the Marshlands you can fish for endless miles of streams, channels and lagoons in an unspoiled natural environment. that inhabit these waters are between 4 and 15 pounds in size, with the possibility of catching larger fish in surface fishing. The season runs from SEPTEMBER to MAY. From JANUARY to mid-MARCH the weather is very hot and humid. Average daytime temperature will be in the 80s to 90 ° F and 70 ° F at night. From the end of APRIL to MAY the daytime temperature is between 70-80 F and night temperatures in the 50 and 60 degrees F. From SEPTEMBER to DECEMBER the temperature is around 70 to 80 F with nights still a bit cool. Fishing is done in 17-foot Carolina Skiff boats, 4-stroke engines and electric motor. The guides are all professionals who know the area very well.
Packages can vary from 3 to 6 fishing days depending on the Lodge availability. The typical package is 7 nights and 6 fishing days and goes as following:
DAY 1 Saturday: Arrival at Corrientes Airport by direct flight from Buenos Aires. Private transfer to the lodge (approximately 2 hours trip). Registration and explanatory meeting. Welcome dinner
DAY 2 to 7 Friday: Breakfast. Six (6) full days of fishing with lunch in the Marshlands or returning to the Lodge. The time of breakfast and dinner will be agreed with the guide depending on the weather and fishing conditions. Dinner at night.
During your stay, and weather permitting, an outing to the 2 lodge Camps is organized, to reach remote areas of the marshlands. The fact of being located further from all population, allows extended channel fishing zones and lagoons filled with almost virgin golden dorado, surrounded by untouched nature and its wildlife.
DAY 8 Saturday: After breakfast private transfer to Corrientes
LA ALONDRA is a reconditioned colonial house that is located in a colonial town known as Concepcion del Yaguarete Cora. An enclosed patio offers the ultimate in privacy and an ideal place to relax after a day of fishing. There are two separate dining rooms where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. Additionally, the small chapel located inside the courtyard is another distinctive feature that symbolizes the colonial traditions of the city. LA ALONDRA has 4 double rooms with a private bathroom, air conditioning and all the amenities. The meals are very particular because it has typical dishes of the area combining with haute cuisine dishes.
The CAMP is located in an island in the middle of the marshlands, far away. It has 2 safari style tents, with wooden platforms. There's an extra construction used as the living-dining sector, to gather and socialize. The camp has a generator, ecologic bathroom and shower.
We recommend # 8 rod 9 foot for casting large flies, a reel with good brake, and no less than 150 yards of 20 or 30 pound backing. WF Tropical type line and another Sinking Tip or Full Intermedia line. We recommend Deceivers or Andino pattern flies with different lengths and weights, tied in hook # 2/0 to # 3/0 in varied colors. Hopper and mice pattern as well as poppers are fine. 7 to 9 foot leaders of 0.60 or 0.70 monofilament and 30 and 40 pound steel shock tippet.
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Transfer in/out Corrientes City. 7 night accommodation with all meals and beverages (wine and beer). 6 fishing days with 1 guide x 2 anglers, skiff, fishing license, fishing gear and flies.
Rates do not include: Personal health insurance, laundry, gratuities.
Notes: You can combine 3 fishing days in the Ibera Marshlands and 3 fishing days in Itati Lodge.
Really good golden dorado fishing weighting between 6 and 15 lbs., with streamers on floating floating line. The weather change with cooler mornings had its effect in the fishing, but got better during the afternoons. The new camp led to a satisfactory fishing in remote and unexplored places.
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