Published on 10-24-2014 06:22 AM
by Kyle Wintersteen
The Argentine sun gently bathes the wetland in soft, orange light, revealing quality waterfowl habitat in all directions, most of it full of birds: several thousand rosybill pochard, five species of colorful teal, white-cheeked and yellow-billed pintails, and red shovelers.
This is the real reason to visit Argentina—*for the unique and diverse species. But I’m also here for the country’s promise of high-volume shooting, which is why I am surprised when, on my first morning, I do not fire a single shell.
If the remainder of my hunt is to be salvaged it will require adjustment, and a reliance on a few waterfowl basics that don’t change according to hemisphere.