Over the course of many years, Cordoba has established a reputation of being the best location in the world for hunting doves. Everyone that visits Cordoba is amazed at the sheer numbers and flock sizes for high-volume dove hunting; as well as the fact that there are no shooting limitations imposed by the State and Local Authorities.
Sierra Brava Lodge is located 15 minutes from the Macha roost, which is the largest dove roost in Cordoba. Over ten years ago, the dove population in Macha was estimated to be over 20 million and that number keeps increasing year over year. While guest hunters come from far and wide for the high-volume doves we have in the area, many of them also come for the challenge of shooting our fast and high altitude flying birds.
The variety of dove hunting we offer at Sierra Brava is ideal covering over 160,000 exclusive acres of fields for our guests hunting pleasure.
In contrast to many other dove hunting lodges, Sierra Brava has year-round access to the best dove hunting fields north of Cordoba. Our personal relationships with the local property owners guarantee Sierra Brava guests exclusive access to these flatland fields where the dove concentration is nothing less than incredible!
When it comes to dove hunting in Cordoba, Argentina, it is often said that you have to see it to believe it. Until you’ve experienced the high-volume dove hunting that we have to offer, it is impossible to fully comprehend. The sheer volume of birds can be both dizzying and awe-inspiring at the same time for first time visitors. With an estimated dove population topping over 50 million, with no bag limits and a season open year-round, Cordoba is the world’s most exclusive and revered dove hunting destination.
Why So Many Doves?
The golden eared dove is hunted in Cordoba. While this dove shares some qualities with doves in the northern hemisphere, it is distinct in a number of ways. First and foremost, the golden eared dove reproduces an amazing 5 to 6 times per year with 2 to 3 eggs per nest. With Cordoba serving
NO BAG LIMIT!
The Argentinian Government has designated the golden eared dove as an official "pest" due to the extraordinary damage these birds cause to crops. High-volume dove shooting is encouraged as it has proven to help farmers better maintain their crops and protect their harvests. There are no bag limits in Argentina,
Why Sierra Brava?
First and foremost, Sierra Brava hunters enjoy exclusive access to many of Cordoba's best dove hunting fields. In fact, Sierra Brava is the specific lodge that many extreme shotgunners visit in pursuit of Argentinian shooting records. In addition to the unmatched volume of birds, Sierra Brava
Years ago it was commonplace for wing-shooters traveling to Argentina to bring their own guns and only a small percentage would actually rent guns from the lodge. Although it is still possible to bring your own gun, today just the opposite is true and 80 percent of our guests are now renting guns from us.
Here at Sierra Brava Lodge, we offer a wide variety of guns to rent, with more than 100 guns in total, ranging from 12, 20 and 28 gauge Brownings, Berettas, and Binellis; as well as semi automatic and over and under pieces.
Due to the high volume of shells necessary to successfully participate in our “high-volume” dove shooting, we have a program in place to continuously add new guns to the gun room on a regular basis.
Renting vs. Bringing Your Own
Dove hunting in Cordoba, Argentina means ultra high-volume shooting. It takes the right gear and the right gun to handle the extreme shooting conditions. One of the most common dilemmas people have is whether they should bring their own shotguns or rent a gun at the lodge. In most cases we would recommend renting, but there are a couple of exceptions. Here are some common questions and important things to consider…