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The Best 5 shotguns 2015

1. Benelli 828U

A shotgun that feels and shoots like a Benelli from the moment you pick it up to the moment you break it open. When innovation and inspiration collided the 828U was born – the first over/under Argentina dove hunting
worthy of the Benelli badge. With the strength of steel and the weight of aluminum, the 12-gauge 828U has redefined the category. The 828U features:

Patented steel locking system and plate Easily removable trigger group receiver
Adjustable drop and cast
Ergonomic opening lever
Impulse activated ejectors
From butt to barrel, there is nothing about the 828U that hasn’t been rethought and improved.
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Argentine Asado

The asado is the most popular social gathering in Argentina and no weekend is truly complete without it. It’s a celebration of seared meat and flame, filled with good times and liberally Argentina dove hunting asadodoused with Malbec and Fernet and coke.

Traditionally the vast grassy plains (la pampa) which extend outwards for hundreds of miles from Buenos Aires have gifted the surrounding communities with an impressive abundance of top quality beef. The cows and horses that thrived on these very plains gave birth to the gaucho culture where the open fire was the only cooking option and meat the only dependable source of food.

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Argentinean Empanadas


dove hunting in argentina500g pastry dough (in Argentina you can buy pre-made discs – tapas para empanadas – if you don’t want to make the dough by hand.)
Egg yolk for brushing the tops of the empanadas
1kg beef
500g onion
300g boiled potatoes
3 hardboiled eggs
250g spring onion
1 tablespoon cumin
1 tablespoon red chilli powder (less if you don’t like it spicy)
1 tablespoon paprika
Olive oil
Warm water
Salt to taste


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Saskatoon Berry Smothered Duck Breast


4 duck breasts halves, filleted from the bone
1 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 Tbsp. Kosher salt
2 tsp. black pepper
Canola oil

2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 small onion, sliced thin
½ cup port or bold red wine
1 cup Saskatoon berries
½ cup duck (or chicken) stock
1 Tbsp. butter


With a sharp knife, score the skin of the duck breasts, being careful not to slice into the meat. In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, salt, and pepper. Rub this mixture into both sides of the argentina duck huntingduck breasts and let rest for 30 minutes.

Set a cast-iron pan or other heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add a little bit of canola oil to the pan to coat it and when it just reaches the smoking point, add the duck breasts skin side down. Let the breasts sear until the skin is crisp, about 3 to 5 minutes. Turn and sear the other side for a minute or so. Be careful not to overcook the breasts. You want them medium-rare. Remove to a warmed plate and tent with foil.

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The best 5 Waterproof Breathable Wading Jackets

According to the best waterproof Breathable Wading Jackets are:

1- Simms G4 Pro Jacket

duck hunting in ArgentinaDress for absolute angling success in Simms’ versatile, stormproof G4 Pro™ Jacket. Featuring updated GORE-TEX® PRO SHELL fabric, new G4s are 15% lighter than previous incarnations, while boasting an increase in bomber abrasion resistance and tear strength from top to bottom. Slip your hands into the drink, caress the tail of a two-footer, and keep inner sleeves dry thanks to the highly water-resistant Dry Cuff™ system. And source savvy architectural accents via nine storage pockets, including fly-box friendly bellowed and zippered chest options, two tippet pockets, a convenient sleeve stash, internal woven stretch storage, and one heaping back compartment—big enough to swallow your lunch, and then some. Welcome to the unmatched G4 Pro™.

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What a daypack needs a woman for hunting?

argentina dove huntingA daypack for a woman hunter is a regular hunting companion. Lightweight and durable, the Huntress features a slim and trim frame that’s made for a woman’s build, and yet the pack holds plenty for a day’s hunt. There are also compression straps on the outside to lash on additional gear, such as an extra outer jacket should you get cold mid-hunt.
For that reason, c offers a new companion for women hunters.

Capacity: 2200 in³ / 36L
Weight: 2 lb. 14 oz.
Vented back for air flow
Padded waist belt with two pockets
Bottom and side compression straps.


Grilled Doves Teriyaki

Serves 4.

12 doves, 8 squab or 4 pigeons
1/4 cup sake
1/4 cup mirin, a Japanese sweet wine
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 heaping teaspoon sugar
About 2-3 tablespoons vegetable oil
Sesame oil to coat doves
Black sesame seeds (optional)

Mix the sake, mirin, soy sauce and sugar in a pot. Heat just to the point where the sugar dissolves. Turn off the heat and let cool. Submerge the birds in the marinade — breast side down — for up to 24 hours and at least 4 hours. About 30 minutes before you plant to cook, take your birds out and let them come to room temperature.

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Top 5 Shotguns

According to Game and fish mag the top five shotguns are:

Benelli | Ethos

Dove Hunting in Argentina

The ETHOS is an elegant new semiautomatic 12-gauge shotgun that is the culmination of Benelli’s latest innovations, refinements and design superiority, all centered around the core—Inertia Driven® System.

Progressive Comfort recoil reduction system
Beautifully figured AA-Grade walnut stock
Cycles the lightest loads, even 7/8 ounce
Improved ergonomics
Two-part carrier latch for quick and easy loading.

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Roast Pigeon

Cook Time: 1 hour, primarily for the vegetables

2 to 4 pigeons, plucked and dressed
1/4 cup melted butter or olive oil
Salt and black pepper
2 large carrots, peeled and cut into chunks
4 to 6 Jerusalem artichokes, cut into chunks
2 parsnips, peeled and cut into chunks
2 to 4 salsify roots, scrubbed and cut into 2-inch lengths (optional)
1 or 2 roots of Hamburg or root parsley, cut into chunks (optional)
3 tablespoons chopped parsley
Beer vinegar or malt vinegar, for garnish

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Spinning Tackle Setup 2015

According to Game and Fishing Mag the best new spinning tackle setups for 2015 are:

HM85 Million Graphite Series

Fishing in Argentina

The Lew’s Team HM85 Speed Stick Series Casting Rods offer high-end tournament caliber performance for a range of bass fishing applications. Premium lightweight HM85 graphite blanks feature multi-layer, multi-directional 85 million modulus graphite that is reinforced with premium resins to furnish incredible sensitivity and the backbones necessary to stop big fish dead in their tracks. Premium Fuji Tangle-Free KR-Series Guides with Alconite Inserts are also precisely positioned along each blank using Fuji’s Concept Spacing to provide optimum rod curvature for increased casting distance and fish fighting power.

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