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Golden Dorado

Fishing for Golden Dorado

Are found in South American rivers living in and around structure which allows them good ambush opportunities. They also follow runs of prey like sabalo, which provide a good diet over a period of months. They are one of, if not the hardest hitting, freshwater fish along with the tiger fish and require a wire trace. They are very colorful with green and gold coloring and yellow eyes.

How Frontiers Can Help Your Dream Golden Dorado Become a Reality

We have five decades of experience and our services are free. There are no surcharges for our efforts and advice. So why not give our team a call! Remember, we want to speak to you so we can best advise you! Below you will find a list of our fishing experts. Contact one of our consultants and they will do the following for you:

  • Talk you through the options and provide you with impartial advice that you will not receive directly from a lodge. We have 50 years of sporting travel experience!
  • If you like what you hear, we will book your trip and assist with all preparations.
  • Frontiers will provide you with our industry leading pre-trip prior to your departure, which will tell you what to pack and how things will work.
  • If you need equipment, we will put you in touch with some of the most knowledgeable people in the business. They will provide you with exactly what you need.
  • While you travel, Frontiers provides 24-hour emergency contact.

Where can you fish for Golden Dorado?

Fishing for golden dorado is done in the rivers of Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia and Brazil. 

What tackle for Golden Dorado?

8 to 10 weight rod with wire trace – bring a spare fly-line in both floating and sink-tips.

What flies for Golden Dorado?

Golden dorado fishing is done with various streamer patterns imitating baitfish of various sizes.

Ask The Expert


Senior Program Manager

Specializes in Alaska and Canada fishing, and South America fishing and big game programs.


Department Manager

Specializes in South America fishing and shooting departments. Plus, fishing in Mongolia and Canada.


UK Managing Director


Sporting Travel Specialist

Destinations

Tsimane - Pluma Lodge

Three unique golden dorado rivers from one premier eight-guest lodge

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Tsimane - Secure Lodge

Fly Fish for Golden Dorado in the Jungles of Bolivia

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Suinda Lodge

DORADO, PIRA PITA AND PACU ON THE UPPER PARANA RIVER, CORRIENTES, ARGENTINA

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Tsimane - Agua Negra Lodge

National Park and Indigenous Territory Bolivia; fly fishing for Golden Dorado.

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Delta Lodge and Program

Unspoiled golden dorado fishing and eco-lodge under the Buenos Aries skyline

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Pira Lodge

Stalking golden dorado on the fly in the vast Ibera Marsh, Corrientes, Argentina

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