Beyond Argentina Dove Hunting: The Art of the Pigeon Hunt in Argentina
Most avid wingshooting aficionados are well aware of the long standing tradition and history of dove hunting in Argentina. Argentina dove hunting is world renowned, in part because of the sheer number of birds that can be found in a large swath of land in Cordoba, Argentina. However, a new bird hunting escapade is quickly taking hold as the new undisputed king of outdoor adventure: Pigeon hunting.
Any outdoorsman who has spent time dove hunting in Argentina would be quick to tell you that they’ve seen their fair share of pigeon along the trails. While pigeon hunting has been practiced for decades, it is now finding an increase in interest and popularity. With no limits on the number of trophy’s a hunter can take home, the Blue Rock Pigeon provides hunters with a challenging shot and a limitless amount of game to bring home at the end of the day.
Of all of Argentina, one location stands above all others for quality and quantity when it comes to pigeon hunting: Cordoba, Argentina. The Blue Rock Pigeon, also known as the Blue/Gray Spotted Pigeon, or “pichon” in Argentina, as well as the Picazuro pigeon, tend to gather in the thousands, allowing for hunters to shoot their fill. Due in large part to the favorable climate, there are well over 20 million Blue Rock Pigeon in Cordoba, Argentina alone. Since the pigeons have been a nuisance to the local farmers, the Argentinean government has made pigeon hunting open all year long and with absolutely no limits. This no limit open season means that some hunters can expect to leave a day of pigeon hunting in Cordoba with well over 250 birds.
Beautiful country side, over 9,000 acres of worth, along side a challenging hunt makes pigeon hunting in Cordoba, Argentina a special adventure. The ideal weather and climate has allowed the pigeon population to explode, and the open season on pigeon along side the limitless amount of game that can be taken makes Cordoba the only place for your next hunting adventure. And for those who are looking to take on a new challenge and walk away from Argentina dove hunting, we say welcome: There is plenty of pigeon to go around.