Dove Hunting in Argentina or Uruguay? Know What to Pack for Your Dove Hunt with Los Gauchos Outfitters -

Dove Hunting Checklist: Argentina & Uruguay

What to Bring for Dove Hunting in Argentina or Uruguay

Pack light. Please check with us about laundry services. Most lodges are able to wash - small fee for most laundry services. Comfort is key.

  • 12, 20 or 28 gauge shotguns - Please let Los Gauchos know if you will be dove hunting with a 28 gauge shotgun. The shells do cost more than the 20 gauge or 12 gauge. Los Gauchos uses top quality 28 gauge shells, that are 21 grams - the best for dove hunting in Argentina or Uruguay.
  • Recoil reduction equipment. Shoulder pads, Kevlar lined vests, etc.
  • Lockable travel gun case (stainless steel or heavy duty fiberglass)
  • We have cleaning rods & patches; but please bring oil, choke tubes, tools, and accessories
  • Bring modified chokes, improved cylinders, or improved-modified
  • Dark colored, or camouflage hunting clothes and hats
  • Any gun cleaning equipment you might need
  • Upland hunting boots (preferably waterproof, sometimes there is standing water)
  • Be prepared for temperature changes: we recommend both wool and cotton socks
  • Hearing protection: Earplugs
  • Side carry shooting pouch for shells, or shell vest
  • Leather shooting gloves are an absolute must! Or you will have blisters! Please see the hunting video of dove hunting in Uruguay and Argentina.
  • Lightweight rain suit, and waterproof hat. You won't need it unless you don't bring it !
  • Shooting glasses, sunglasses, 30spf sunscreen or stronger, and Chap Stick
  • All electricity is 220 in Argentina (European style) we have converters for your 110 stuff like: laptop computers, digital cameras, Palm devices, electric razors, etc. But the hotels in Buenos Aires and the airports do not. With more and more people traveling with Iphones, Blackberrys, and such, the converters can come in short supply. Most drug stores or Radio Shacks carry a good selection of travel plugs that are good to have with you to stay charged up and in contact with your family, friends, Facebook friends, Twitter followers, and such.
  • Shaving kit: Mylanta, Advil (or preferred painkiller), Neosporin, Band-Aids, vitamins, prescription medications, etc.
  • Insect repellant
Uruguay Perdiz Hunting

Upland Hunting Packing List

Uruguay Perdiz hunting is part of either Uruguay dove hunting OR Uruguay duck hunting. The Upland hunting in Uruguay is limited to a short season - May 1st to July 31st. The bag limit for Perdiz is 10 Perdiz per hunter per day. At the Fortin Lodge you will hunt ducks in the morning and then spend the afternoon with the Upland dogs, guides, and quick Perdiz.

Uruguay Perdiz Hunting:
  • Upland Hunting Season: May 1 - July 31
  • Perdiz Bag Limit: 10 Perdiz per hunter - per day
  • Combine with Uruguay Dove Hunting - all lodges
  • Combine with Uruguay Duck Hunting - Fortin Lodge

Los Gauchos offers more Uruguay bird hunting safaris than any other South American hunting outfitters. Not only are our Uruguay bird hunting trips excellent; they represent the ultimate in wingshooting value for the dollar. All of our Uruguay bird hunting packages include shotguns and tips (gratuities that can cost hundreds of dollars at other destinations.

Worry free bookings, excellent guides, tasty beef, and fine wines--are these a few of your favorite things? If so, you will want to book your Uruguay dove hunting or waterfowl hunting trip with us as soon as possible. Availabilty for the prime dates are limited--so be sure to make your reservations early.

Convenience: with new non-stop flights from Miami to Montevideo, it has never been easier to book a Uruguay hunting trip.

You can be in the field hunting the very afternoon that you arrive. The new terminal in Montevideo International airport (Carrasco), is open, and it has made traveling through Uruguay a pleasure.

In fact, it's safe to say that the lines at the airport in Uruguay are probably shorter than in any other airport in South America--ease of travel should be a consideration, and anyone who has ever waited in line to obtain a hunting license or gun permit in Argentina understands this.
Los Gauchos does not focus on just one bird. No, you can enjoy high volume doves, but why not also add in dorado fishing or Perdiz (Upland) hunting. The Cast & Blast is a favorite with Uruguay dove hunting and high action dorado fishing right out of the Mercedes Lodge in Uruguay. Contact Los Gauchos Outfitters today to find out about a dove hunting trip to Uruguay.

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