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Corrientes, the paradise of sport fishing

Corrientes is the pole of sport fishing in Argentina, it has hundreds of kilometers of rivers and unique specimens for practice.


Corrientes has more than 750 kilometers of coastline on the rivers Paraná, Corrientes and Uruguay. This transforms the province into an ideal choice for sport fishing practitioners. Corrientes has the second largest freshwater reserve in the world in  the Iberá Esteros .

The peak season for current fishing is from March to November. Turistically it is important for  Corrientes , as it guarantees that most of the year has a convening activity. Fishing is an activity that can develop competitively or personally as leisure or  relaxation .

The Paraná and Uruguay rivers host the most important fishing tournaments. The protagonists are also fish: golden, surubis, pacu and bogas are the most sought after species.


 Modalities of sport fishing 

  •  Spinning : Its translation means  spinning , refers to the movement that makes the lure underwater imitating the movement of an animal. It is used to attract surubies and gilded.
  •  Trolling : It is a drag technique where the lures are mobilized by the boat. It is ideal for fishing for salmon, and large surubies and gilded in Alto Paraná.
  •  Fly or Flysifying : It is a traditional modality, widely used for catching salmon, in summer, and tiger from rivers, in winter, in all the rivers of the coast.

Fishing in Corrientes is regulated, that is why it is necessary to count the appropriate permits to practice sports. There are different levels in the permits granted and in the categories of practitioners as well. Local residents have a different permit than tourists who practice sport fishing. Licenses are also issued on the vehicles used and the copies that are captured.

If fishing is your passion, you have to visit  Corrientes , sport fishing will take you to unique destinations within the coast. Prepare your cane, come for a different adventure.


Publication Date: 23/01/2020

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By: El Xeneize 02 October, 2020

Ninguna duda! Aguante Corrientes!! es la mejor provincia para la pesca deportiva. Se pueden hacer todas las modalidades y hay muchísimas especies. Los paisajes y la naturaleza son increíbles.

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