Rincon de Luna is located in the Calamuchita Valley of the Province of Cordoba. Seiden says the property is a remote ranch with no fences, except around the garden where they grow fresh vegetables. The lodge is a brand new facility cut into the side of a 5,000-foot mountain. Seiden says the ranch is so large that he hunted it for five days and never reached the property limits.
Hunting was done on foot, climbing the mountain to elevations of 7,000 to 7,500 feet, where Seiden says the best trophy quality stags are to be found. He says hunters may also take horses or four-wheelers if they cannot walk. He reports seeing quantities of stags and says it was just a matter of finding one he liked and getting in position to shoot it. He says he passed on several shots at good stags that were 300 to 400 yards away with a cross wind blowing between them. Eventually, he shot his stag at only 160 yards. He warns to be prepared for steep up- or downhill shots as well.
The hunting for fallow deer at Rincon de Luna was on lower, relatively flat ground, where Seiden also hunted blackbuck antelope. He says the fallow buck were not as easy to find as the red stags, and that he only saw a handful. The blackbuck were more plentiful, but he says they were so wary that they would spot hunters at 400 yards and flee.
Seiden gives the guides excellent marks and says the lodge is a wonderful place, serving excellent meals and wines. He warns, however, that there is no internet or phone service except for a satellite phone and that the electricity is a combination of solar power and generator. He reports a........(continued)