Alto Paraná Lodge

Alto Paraná Lodge is based out of a traditional northern Argentinean tropical estancia located in Corrientes province by the legendary Paraná River. The river here marks the border between Argentina and Paraguay. This section of the Paraná flows clear along beautiful fishy banks, sand bars, and islands that create deltas and smaller “riachos” (streams). The Parana river, and its delta is the main system in the Rio de la Plata basin, the biggest in the country, and the main home of the Dorado (salminus maxillosus).

The lodge is only 10 minutes from the boat ramp at the shore of the river. The area offers good chances for two other great gamefish: pira pita and pacu.

Built in the late 1800’s, the lodge is a charming estancia in the most traditional style of that part of the Argentinean Litoral. There are plenty of things to enjoy in this place originally set up for a cattle ranch. There is a swimming pool, horses to ride, and good chances for birdwatching just surrounding the main house.

Fishing :

Dorado

The guides have been exploring the area and Dorado fishing itself for more years than most operators.  Their experience and knowledge of these waters ensures the best possible fishing for angling guests.

The Dorado (salminus maxillosus) is an aggressive fish, and once hooked makes impressive and acrobatic multiple jumps.

This complex and challenging fish can be found near confluences, on edges of eddies, riffles, sharp bends in the current, and close to overhanging carpets of water hyacinth. It can be fished in narrow runs or skinny water, Large fish are hooked in a multitude of differing locations, so let your guide show you the multitude of ever-changing locations where you can make contact with these fish.

Pira Pita

Practically all species of the Brycon family are extremely cool and appreciated for fly fishing anglers. There are two species in the area of our Alta Parana program: Brycon Orbignianus and the commonly named Bazil Pira Putanga. Both are, pound for pound, two of the most combative freshwater species, plus they take surface flies.

Pacu

Considered by many the fresh water Permit, Pacu is the tough one of the Parana river grand fishing slam. Incredibly strong, and complex in their feeding behavior, this omnivorous round shaped fish can provide sight casting opportunities and dry fly action. Not only that, they can get big, in this area 20 plus pounders have been caught.

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Getting There :

Guests fly into Buenos Aires and typically overnight.  There are daily flights available from Buenos Aires Aeroparque Domestic Airport to Posadas Airport

The non-stop flight takes around 1hr-20 minutes.  From there it is a 1 hour ride to Alto Parana Lodge.

Packages :

  • 7 nights, 6 days  $4,900.00
  • 6 nights, 5 days  $4,200.00
  • 5 nights, 4 days  $3,750.00
  • 4 nights, 3 days  $3,000.00
  • 3 nights, 2 days $2,250.00

Prices quoted as double occupancy, fishing singles add 75% surcharge

  • Fishing License $50.00

Contact Fishabout for Availability and Booking.

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