Where to hunt Goose Geese
Geese, like other waterfowl, can be found pretty much all over the world. Light geese and Canada geese are iconic species for waterfowlers in the USA and Canada; grey, bean and barnacle geese are prized by hunters all over Europe from Russia to Bulgaria; exotic geese species grace the skies of Argentina and South Africa.
For the amount of equipment, knowledge and skills that go into this hunt, guided goose hunts are rather affordable. You can find your adventure for well under $200 a hunter a day; this would typically mean a group hunt without lodging. Hunts with lodging on private land and/or in the areas known for abundance of birds may reach $700-$800 a hunter a day.
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With abundant feeding opportunities provided by modern agriculture, there are now more light geese in North America that the tundra can manage. A special hunting season known as Light Goose Conservation Order was established; it provides an excellent opportunity for waterfowl hunter, but doesn't do much to reduce the numbers of light geese. But why?8 Feb 2018 White Alert: Light Geese Hunting in North America
When to hunt Goose Geese?
Goose hunting season in the Northern Hemisphere usually starts in September and targets local populations. It gains tempo when the geese begin their migration to warmer places, and on wintering grounds continues through the winter. Spring goose seasons are open in some Eastern European countries, and in North America under Light Geese Conservation Order. Throw in exotic species in Argentina and Africa, and a goose hunting aficionado may pursue the birds pretty much all year round.
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Hunting from a blind with decoys and calls is by far the most popular way of goose hunting worldwide. Elaborate spreads of many decoys and artistic calling is usually required to overcome the alertness of large migratory flocks. During a guided goose hunt, choosing the right place, setting the decoys, and In the blind, try be as inconspicuous as possible (as if you’re sitting in an open field), don’t open fire without the command from the guide, and don’t try to kill all birds at once: select one goose and make sure you hit it well.
Why hunt Goose Geese?
A goose is a big bird, and a delicious one at that. No wonder that many creatures, from grizzly bears and polar foxes to people, would like to dine on one. Centuries of evolution developed in geese extraordinary alertness, eyesight, and collective intelligence: it takes just one educated bird for the whole flock to escape danger. A successful goose hunt is quite a challenge, especially for beginners. A goose hunt with a good guide is the perfect way to start you waterfowl hunter’s career. Get a taste of this exciting adventure with BookYourHunt.com!
Wing shooting in the Western Cape South Africa
Wing shooting in the Western Cape Wine Region! GAME BIRD SPECIES AVAILABLE: Doves/Pigeons (colombes/pigeons) - available all year, bag limit - 40 Egyption Goose (oie égyptienne) - available all year, bag limit - 10 Spurwing Goose (oie à ailes) - available all year, bag limit - 03 Guinea Fowl (pintade de numidie) - available all year, bag limit - 10 Ducks (canards) - hunting season: 01 Jan – 30 Jun, bag limit - 6 Cape Spurfowl (cap spurfowl) - hunting season:01 May – 31 Jul, bag limit - 6 Guinea Fowl and Cape Spurfowl are hunted with German Shorthair Pointers. Ducks, Eqyption- and Spurwing Goose are hunted with hides and decoys.
Trip duration: 1 - 5 days
Hunting season: 1 Mar 2021 31 Oct 2021
Geese Hunt at the Warta River Mouth Poland
The area is located near the Warta River Mouth (estuary) National Park. It's a unique, remarkable place where birds live & migrate to in the hundreds of thousands. More information here: https://www.pnujsciewarty.gov.pl/118,general-information-about-the-park The best time to come would be 2nd half of November, that's when we can expect bean geese to arrive in large numbers. The closest airports are Poznan or Berlin-Schonefeld. Price for 1 goose downed is 32 EUR. Ducks optional at a price of 19 EUR per animal.
Trip duration: 5 - 9 days
Hunting season: 1 Oct 2021 19 Dec 2021
Goose Hunt Package for min 3 hunters Romania
Over the years, Romania goose hunting has become a highly specialized sport. It takes a combination of hunting savvy, good equipment, and persistent effort to consistently outwit these challenging game birds. The hunt starts in the morning before sunrise and can last all day and is done by attracting geese to fields through the use of goose-calls and decoys. Depending on the quantity of geese and their timidness hunting can also be done in the afternoon at the lakes where they go to rest. Wild Goose or Greylag (anser): The greylag is the largest and bulkiest of the grey geese of the genus Anser, but is more lightly built and agile than its domestic relative. It has a rotund, bulky body, a thick and long neck, and a large head and bill. It has pink legs and feet, and an orange or pink bill with a white or brown nail (hard horny material at tip of upper mandible). It is 74 to 91 centimeters long with a wing length of 41.2 to 48 centimeters. It has a tail 6.2 to 6.9 centimeters, a bill of 6.4 to 6.9 centimeters long, and a tarsus of 7.1 to 9.3 centimeters. It weighs 2.16 to 4.56 kilograms, with a mean weight of around 3.3 kilograms. The wingspan is 147 to 180 centimeters. Males are generally larger than females, with the sexual dimorphism more pronounced in the eastern subspecies rubirostris, which is larger than the nominate subspecies on average. Documents required are : passport, hunting license, gun license
Trip duration: 4 days
Hunting season: 15 Nov 2021 15 Feb 2022
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