About Us

Welcome to David Denies Bird Hunting, a family of bird-hunting lodges across Argentina & Uruguay. From high-volume dove & pigeon shooting in northern Argentina, to duck hunting in the wetlands of Buenos Aires province and mixed-bag hunting in the rolling pastures of Uruguay, we bring you to a wing-shooting paradise, with attention to detail and dependable outfitting that is simply not found elsewhere. As part of The Kautapen Group collection of lodges, we’re also proud to offer world-class Big Game Hunting – with Red Stag Patagonia – and Fly Fishing experiences – with Nervous Waters – across Argentina, Chile, and The Bahamas.

Our lodges are beautifully appointed and staffed with the finest chefs in South America, who will delight your taste buds with exquisite cuisine. Join us for a one-of-a-kind bird hunting adventure, where our passion for hunting is matched only by our commitment to exceptional service and unforgettable experiences.

Our Collection


The Kautapen Group (TKG) is a boutique collection of 25 fishing and hunting lodges spanning Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, and the Bahamas. Since 1984, we’ve built decades of experience as industry leaders in luxury sporting travel. We are proud to continue to offer our guests a level of service matching and exceeding the finest boutique hotels in the world, each with a unique personality.

Attention to detail is our highest priority in the lodge and the field. Every property has been carefully curated to give our guests direct access to the highest quality sporting opportunities, and luxurious accommodations that allow guests to unwind and recharge after the day’s adventures.

Giving Back

David Denies has a rich history of social responsibility in the communities where we work and live. Since 1985, our motto has been “investing money in people”. This guiding philosophy is all about enriching the lives of local youth and elderly people in need. It means encouraging employee voluntarism in the region. And it’s a mission that’s constantly evolving. Our commitment to being great corporate citizens takes place in four core areas.

From Our Social

When the doves are flying there’s just enough time to smile between birds...some days, barely so. 🙂 ...

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Our Field Chef...making magic in Córdoba.
#birdhunting #argentinahunting #daviddenies #dovehunting #doveshooting #cordobadoveshooting

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Los Crestones Lodge...stately, fashionable, and perfectly located for the sporting pursuits that surround it.
📸: @fabian_a.photos

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A spectacular sunset, a dog on point, a perdiz about to explode out of the cover...
Los Crestones Life is Good!!!

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The ultimate combo for the complete sportsman.
Enjoy 4 days pursuing the quintessential argentine sport fish, Golden Dorado, at our spectacular Suinda Lodge, before transferring to the productive fields of Santiago del Estero Lodge for two full days of high volume shooting.

Contact us today for more information on this “Fin & Feather” adventure!

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Santiago del Estero Lodge, located in the northern province of the same name, is a new frontier in dove and pigeon shooting, in an unpressured, rural area where the local folks are happy to make your acquaintance, where the pace of life is still tied to the land, and where the doves and pigeons can at times literally darken the sky.

DM for more information or to book your hunt today!

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DISCO DE ARADO... a traditional style of preparation, originating in the Patagonia region.
Originally, repurposing a steel agricultural implement into a nearly perfect culinary tool.

The epicurean experiences at our lodges go well beyond the ordinary, an adventure in their own right.
📸: @agustinbranaschef

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Perdiz over a staunch pointer makes for another great afternoon hunt at Los Crestones Lodge.
#birdhunting #upland #uplandhunting #hunting #huntingdog #huntingdogs #wingshooting #daviddenies #daviddeniesbirdhunting

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Hunting by Species

One of the most populous game birds in the world, the flocks can darken the skies, and provide challenging, high volume shooting in a number of scenarios.
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From the coveted Rosy-billed Pochard, to the super fast flying and agile Speckled Teal, you will see species only found here in South America, in fantastic numbers.
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Wild and wary, the Perdiz is the perfect upland species to pursue with pointing dogs. Fast, hard flushes are the norm, and the Perdiz offers a sporting challenge like no other upland bird.
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Considered one of the most challenging sporting birds in the world, the Picazuro Pigeon is a big, hearty bird capable of flying at incredible speeds. More akin to a dry land duck hunt, than a dove shoot, they offer a very different experience for the traveling wingshooter.
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Big Game Hunting
Red Stag Patagonia outfits some of the best Red Stag hunts in both Argentina and Chile as well as best free-range Black Buck and Axis Deer hunting in South America. All of Red Stag’s hunts are fair chase, open country hunts in magnificent terrain, and their success rate speaks for itself.
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Fly Fishing
Nervous Waters is the leader in international luxury fly fishing destinations, with a collection of 9 lodges spread out across Argentina, Chile, and the Bahamas. We offer a plethora of coveted gamefish including bones and tarpon, sea-run and resident brown trout, and golden dorado, and more.
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Hunting by Country

From Our Blog

Stuff, By Doug Larsen

By Doug Larsen, For The Retriever Journal. Recently I was over at my mother’s house and found myself flipping through a heavy old photo album that

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