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A 5-Star Amazon Peacock Bass Adventure
Since its inception in 1973, Trek International Safaris has hosted sensational couples adventures blending elite sporting action with a fascinating cultural experience. Trek owners Milton and Cara Hanburry continue to honor that tradition each year, most recently hosting a group aboard the luxury Zaltan peacock bass fishing mothership. Meeting up in Manaus, Brazil, the group […]
Where on Earth do You Want to go?
Our team at Trek International Safaris is tracking a number of indicators pointing to a terrific year for the international sporting industry in 2024. Trek’s 2024 Adventure Catalog highlights some of these positive developments, including Trek’s partnerships with some exciting new lodges, increased international route expansion among major U.S. air carriers and the stabilization of global […]
Returning to Trek’s “Secret” Lagoon
In the early 1980s, Trek International Safaris Founder Bob Cloaninger identified a pristine saltwater lagoon located just 20 miles north of Cancun and stacked with gamefish. The term “hidden gem” is perhaps too often used in our industry these days, but the place was such an unknown entity at the time that Cloaninger rightfully touted […]
50 Years of Trekkin’: 2023 Annual Catalog
Throughout Trek International Safaris’ 2023 Annual Catalog, we celebrate the thrilling journey we’ve shared with our clients over the past five decades. From the very first group Trek Founders Bob and Shirley Cloaninger hosted in 1973 to our clients currently experiencing new Trek programs in Colombia and Uruguay, our team has served seven generations of adventurous travelers. […]
Strobel’s monster trout are an otherworldly experience
By Jason Luther Trek International Safaris Argentina’s Lake Strobel is among the most truly magnificent angling destinations on earth— not just for its insanely large resident rainbow trout, but also for a surreal natural environment you’re unlikely to experience anywhere else. You’re not quite to the end of the earth here— the tip of Antarctica […]
It’s Not Just Fish We’re After at Mexico’s Grand Slam Lodge
Thoreau wrote that “many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” Among many interpretations of this quotation is that fishing connects anglers with nature and one another in a way that traces back to the origins of mankind. Connecting with our fellow anglers is an edifying […]
Family, Fishing and Fun in Costa Rica = The Best Father’s Day Ever
Trek and our partners in Los Suenos, Costa Rica, have your Father’s Day hook-up this June. And we can assure you the pun is not only intended, but also a certainty— as Los Suenos offers both an unparalleled blue-water fishing experience and a host of exciting activities that do not involve a rod and reel.
Morocco is THE Global Hotspot for Cultural and Sporting Adventure
Morocco is having a moment right now, as it sits atop nearly every published list of the hottest international destinations for adventure travel. Having experienced this majestic country extensively in planning and hosting adventures for numerous Trek client groups, we can confirm the acclaim is long overdue. Riding in a caravan of camels across the […]
Cordoba’s Dove Season Pause is an Investment in the Future
Cordoba, Argentina — Trek International Safaris is proud to support an agreement to a dove season contraction in Cordoba, Argentina, which all regional outfitters unanimously and voluntarily entered into last year. As a response to Argentina’s worst drought in a century in 2017-‘18, this agreement effectively pauses all dove hunting in the Cordoba province during […]
EXCLUSIVE EXPLORATORY BRAZIL PEACOCK BASS ADVENTURE and 2019-20 REGULAR SEASON DATES
No visa will be required for US citizens traveling to Brazil after June 17, 2019. In addition to our regular season Amazon Floating Cabins Adventure dates listed below, we are excited to offer a few lucky anglers a rare exploratory peacock bass fishing expedition into the relatively untouched waters of Brazil’s Rio Preto. The Rio […]
SIX REASONS WE LOVE BOLIVIA FOR SPORTING ADVENTURES
The picturesque country of Bolivia has long been a popular destination for adventurous anglers and wingshooters alike. A crown jewel among Brazil, Peru, Chile and Paraguay, this country is rich in agricultural and natural resources and lays claim to being one of the most biodiverse locations on earth. With altitudes ranging from just under 300 […]
WRAPPING UP AN INCREDIBLE Nicaragua Duck and Dove Season
From the questions the Trek team received during the recent SCI shows, one may have surmised the story of the 2018-19 Nicaragua duck and dove season actually played out in the spring of last year. In Reno and Dallas, we continued to receive a high volume of inquiries about the country’s sociopolitical climate; meanwhile an […]
What You Need to Know When Taking Your Guns To Argentina
Shortly after booking his first dove hunting trip to Córdoba last year, our client Mike asked about taking his own gun with him on the adventure. We typically recommend that our clients leave their guns behind when traveling to Argentina, to minimize stress and time required for the day of travel and customs experience. Having […]
Thirty Years of Peacocking: What We’ve Learned
“Bebê!” the guide exclaims in Portuguese, excitedly pointing to the water a few meters ahead of the boat. A succession of small bubbles rise up through the root beer-tinted water, each one delicately popping as it reaches the surface. On Brazil’s Rio Negro, this effervescence is an indication of baby peacock bass schooled up beneath […]
Nicaragua Teal: Early Season Update
Nicaragua Teal Season Off to Typically Strong Start Chinandega, Nicaragua — As the first major migration of ducks flock to their wintering home on Estero Palo Grande Lagoon in northwestern Nicaragua, Trek’s first groups of duck hunters of the 2018-2019 season are returning home with reports of robust blue-winged teal action. With Nicaragua’s rainy season […]
Nicaragua’s Road to Recovery
I write to you from the beautiful city of Granada, Nicaragua, offering a first-hand report of the current situation on the ground here. In case you are unaware, this spring brought demonstrations against Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega’s government, leading to clashes that resulted in tragic loss of life. Trek Safaris has maintained a hunting presence […]
Argentina’s Fly Fishing Gold Rush
For anglers, Patagonia’s trout are unquestionably the fish species most closely associated with destination travel to Argentina. But if you prefer your sportfish with a more savage disposition capable of producing drag-melting runs and tarponian acrobatics, Argentina’s Paraná River is, quite literally, a gold mine. Golden dorado appear to have an inferiority complex about their […]
Secrets for an Unforgettable Fly Fishing Trip to Cuba
Few destinations in the Western Hemisphere evoke as much curiosity as Cuba. And even fewer deliver an experience that so closely matches what resides in your imagination. Some friends and I recently returned from a fly fishing trip to Cuba organized by TREK International Safaris. It’s a journey we will always remember for the incredible […]
Driven Pheasant, Mallards and Partridge in Northern Ireland
Eight Couples are hosted by the Duke and Duchess of Abercorn at their Baronscourt Estate. One last spot remains! Trek has contracted with the famous Baronscourt Estate in Northern Ireland for a line of eight guns on October 9-13, 2018 to hunt driven pheasant, mallard and partridge. This is a very rare opportunity and one we are pleased to offer our […]
Bolivia Summer Openings
American Airlines Launches Non-Stop to Bolivia As recently reported by Trek Safaris, American Airlines has established non-stop service from Miami to Santa Cruz Bolivia starting July 9. Lucky for you, our longtime partner in Bolivia, Jorge Molina, has a few dates remaining this season allowing us to take advantage of this incredibly easy trip. With […]
Brazil Peacock Bass
$555 Price Reduction for the 2018/19 Brazil Single Occupancy Floating Cabin Season Of all the “bucket-list” destinations Trek offers, fishing for peacock bass in the Amazon is near or at the top of the list. Anticipating a violent hard hitting strike from one of these monsters may be the most thrilling fresh water experience you […]
Introducing: My Trek Profile
Trek has launched a new website feature that allows you to update your information, view trip details and pay online! We’re taking things digital! Welcome to the official launch of the Trek Profile! We’re excited to annouce that Trek has been working hard to make the pre-trip planning process easier for you by providing you with instant […]
American Airlines announces non-stop flights from Miami to Cordoba, Argentina starting May 2019!
The new schedule, to be implemented in early May 2019, will make travel to Cordoba much easier. No more need to fly into Santiago or Buenos Aires, just board your flight in in Miami and arrive early the next morning in Cordoba where staff from our partner, H&H Outfitters, will greet you with smiling faces. This also great news for those you […]
American Airlines will soon begin non-stop service to Bolivia!
American Airlines will soon begin non-stop service to Bolivia! The new schedule, to be implemented in early July, will make travel to Bolivia even easier. The new American Airlines schedule to Bolivia is a direct, non-stop flight Miami-Santa Cruz-Miami with total travel time about half of that to Argentina or Uruguay. Quality lodges, high-volume shooting, ease […]
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