Program URUGUAY RIVER
Dorado (Salminus Maxillosus):
Our emblematic fish is the Dorado, of river or Tiger of the rivers as we know it, it is a salmonid, Salminus brasiliensis. The nearest destination is 45 minutes from the city, it is Ciudad de Tigre. The largest are not fished but there is a variety of fish. The other options are Rio Parana, 4 hours from Buenos Aires, and the Rio Uruguay also 4 hours, the latter with possibilities to fish the largest in the country. In addition there are other species such as tararira, piranha, pacu all species that can be fished with fly. Very sporty.
It has sharp teeth and a spectacular jaw that it uses as a hunting weapon. It is called golden because of the gold color of its scales and it is also known as the Paraná tiger, due to the extraordinary strength with which it resists fishing. It can weigh more than 20 kg and can measure up to 12 dm. It is a natural and aggressive predator, jumps very high and before being caught, offers a formidable fight where strong shakes are conjugated. It is also characterized by being a good swimmer, it prefers waters of strong currents, where it finds good quantities of oxygen and better chances of hunting and finding food. They can reach 14 years of age.