Located between the towns of San Martin and Junin de los Andes in Argentina’s northern Patagonia is Estancia Collon Co. 50,000 acres on which to hunt Big Game in Argentina. Here is where the very first Red Stag were introduced in Patagonia nearly a hundred years ago. Today, Patagonia is world famous for its high-quality stag population and many top record book animals. The ranch borders lakes and rivers, for example- the Quilquihue and Chimehuin Rivers and Lake Lolog. There is a unique mix of vegetation on the propertymaking it the premier habitat for Stag of the area. This is a semi-arid region of high desert and mountains which still supports larger trees, providing great cover.
Hunters will stay at Collon Co Lodge at the estancia. It is ideally located for hunting groups. The Lodge was originally the main “Estancia House”; it has recently been turned into a lodge and renovated. You will find it tastefully decorated and well appointed. There are four double bedrooms and one single bedroom, all with private baths. The bedrooms are comfortable and, for stag hunting, each hunter will most likely have a private room. A maximum of three hunters are accommodated each week.
International flights into Buenos Aires are available from the U.S. and are typically overnight flights. You will connect with a local commercial flight to San Martin de los Andes. Bariloche; then transfer to the estancia.
Typically you will hunt from horseback affording more mobility than a vehicle and it will get you closer to the animals to begin your stalk. (Vehicles are available depending on preference or physical needs.) Due to a strict management policy, only a limited number of trophies are allowed to be harvested each season which ensures the best quality of the herd, in general, plus age structure, antler development,
Estancia Collon Co is the place where every hunter wants to be — it’s a Patagonian classic that offers some of the most awesome wild Stag that can be found in a 100% fair chase hunt.
Sightseeing, shopping, hiking, fishing (in season)- are among the activities in the area in addition to hunting.