argentina duck hunting FSA coverArgentina duck hunting. The showstoppers—the mallards of Argentina—are rosybills. They’re big and noisy and work into decoys just like greenheads, even though they’re divers, closely related to bluebills and canvasbacks. The multiple species of teal here still spring skyward when you shoot into them. Chilean wigeon whistle and laugh and commit from out of the clouds like their American cousins; yellow-billed pintails circle and tantalize, just like a flock of northern sprigs.

I had envisioned pushovers, ducks that we could kill with tennis rackets while standing in the decoys…Read more: STUDY ABROAD

Referenced hunt: Argentina duck hunting at Las Flores