Uruguay, kilometers of coastline and rivers to fish in
For lovers of both fresh and salt water fishing, Uruguay presents itself as a destination with many competitive advantages. Unlike other countries in the region, the best freshwater fishing in Uruguay takes place between 200 and 500 km of Montevideo, the capital of the country. In clear water, streams tiger fish can be found weighing over 5 or 6 kilos, while in Río Uruguay, in the Department of Salto, you will find the best fish in the entire Paraná River Basin. There it is often possible to catch golden bream weighing over 15 kilos.
In Uruguay, tourists can enjoy this activity in a natural setting, with beautiful scenery, a range of flora and fauna and pleasant climatic conditions. Moreover, from the border with Brazil to Montevideo, the Uruguayan coastline has a variety of species with a stable or migratory presence of high sporting value. Black croaker, sole, bream, white croaker, southern kingfish, forkbeard, grouper, whiting, silverside and anchovies, are some of the most attractive species for fishing enthusiasts. The majority of these species can also be caught from land using a rod and line. The large black croaker, as well as sole, can reach weights of over 10 kilos, belong exclusively in the sea coastal region of Uruguay and are one of the greatest trophies for fishermen.