About Small Game hunting
The division between small game and big game is not so straightforward. Usually, the ‘big game’ are ungulates and the bigger predators (from about the bobcat and coyote upwards), while ‘small game’ are birds and rodents (such as squirrels, rabbits and hares). Some kinds of small game hunting - for example, wild pheasant hunting in the American Midwest, partridge hunting in Spain and dove and pigeon hunting in Argentina, attracts hunters from far away, and may cost thousands of dollars. But usually when we’re talking about small game, we mean something that is common, abundant, and close to home. Small game is often a beginner’s hunt. Traditionally, young hunters began their hunting careers with game like squirrels and rabbits, and once they have sharpened their teeth on them, ‘progress’ to big-game animals. Small game is the great educator. With large numbers, you can count on numerous encounters, and with small relative price of mistake, small game birds and animals are good objects for trial and error. Many hunters become so absorbed in the education, that they continue to prefer small game to pursuit of bigger animals. Small game hunting opportunities exist almost everywhere, and the game birds and animals of this class don’t usually require special licenses and permits to hunt. You can see small game hunting can be seen as a quick and easy way to harvest dinner, a diversion from a big-game hunt, or an introduction to the wonderful world of hunting. But in any case, you shouldn’t look down on it.
African Plains Game Safari 1x1 '2021 South Africa
We offer packaged as well as custom made hunting safaris across the entire Southern and Western Africa, which includes countries such as South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. We offer fair chase hunting in both fenced and unfenced areas, depending on the hunter’s needs.
Trip duration: 5 - 10 days
Hunting season: 28 Mar 2021 31 Oct 2022
Gold Red Stag + Tahr + Shoot + More! New Zealand
The NZ mixed bag package: hunt for a Gold Medal Red Stag (up to 365 SCI), a Tahr (best available) plus one day of Duck Hunting and one day of Fishing as additional free of charge add ons. A bit of everything “Kiwiana”..... 6 day’s total including the 2 free days all inclusive. 1 Hunter, 1x1 guiding, Trophy fees, lodging/food, ground transfers, field preparation, use of firearms if required. No date restrictions. The best and most exclusive hunting territories in the Southern Alps of New Zealand’s South Island. $10,500
Trip duration: 6 days
Hunting season: 1 Mar 2021 31 Aug 2021
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