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Highland Hills Ranch Named 2012 Orvis Wingshooting Lodge of the Year


Written by: Phil Monahan

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A guest a Highland Hills Ranch takes a nice crossing shot on a hard flying chukar.


photo courtesy Highland Hills Ranch

Highland Hills Ranch, located in north-central Oregon, was recently named 2012 Orvis Wingshooting Lodge of the Year at an event held in Key Largo, Florida. This is the second time that Highland Hills Ranch has been awarded this honor, making it only the second two-time winner. This award is based on. . .

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Los Ombues Named 2012 Orvis International Lodge of the Year

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Los Ombues guest looking to bag one of the many species of ducks in the
Parana River floodplain, Entre Rios, Argentina.

photo courtesy Los Ombues

Los Ombues Lodge in Entre Rios Province, Argentina, is the first wingshooting lodge to receive Orvis’s International Lodge of the Year award. The award is based on customer feedback sent to Orvis and reflects customers’ recent experiences at a sporting destination. Carlos Sanchez and his associates at Los Ombues cater to Orvis customers who travel to hunt ducks, doves, and perdiz on their 37,000-acre property bordering the Parana River. Those customers routinely rave about. . .

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