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82 hunting trips from 46 outfitters starting from $528

82 hunts
$528 starting from
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Where to hunt Wolf

Wolf hunting opportunities exist in many European and Asian countries, including Spain, Bulgaria, Macedonia, the Baltic states, and Belarus, as well as Russia and Kazakhstan. In the USA wolves are considered an endangered species and are protected in most states, excluding Montana and Idaho. However, in most Canadian provinces and Alaska wolves are abundant (some Canadian provinces still pay bounty for wolf harvest).

Price distribution

The most affordable wolf hunting opportunities are to be found in Canada and Belarus, where they start an about $1,000. Due to difficulty and unpredictability of wolf hunting, there are two kinds of offers. Some outfitters add wolf hunting to a combination hunt offer for the price of a tag. If you insist on having a dedicated wolf hunt with a high probability of success, you will have to be ready to pay $3,000-$5,000 to an outfitter who has sufficient ability and experience.

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Historically, most nations considered wolves as unwelcome species, encouraging wolf hunting by bounties and other means. However, many sports hunters took to this hunt, attracted by the challenge and responsibility of the pursuit. Today, wolves are treated as an essential part of the ecosystems, and when their numbers are believed to be over the threshold, they are mostly managed by sports hunters. Read about a traditional method of wolf hunting that was developed in the XIX century and still practiced in Russia

28 Jun 2018 Flagging: A Russian Classic Wolf Hunt

When to hunt Wolf?

The main trophy of wolf hunting being the skin, guided hunts are usually scheduled to periods when the wolf fur is in prime condition, which would naturally be in winter. In the late winter months wolves may be especially vulnerable to hunters due to lack of food, but high snow in typical wolf habitat limits the hunters’ mobility. November and December typically offer the best compromise.

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Hunting methods All hunting methods (12)

It takes a lot of work to outsmart such an intelligent predator as the wolf, and all hunting methods are used in various times and locations. A lot of combination hunts are opportunistic, where the hunter and guide just keep their eyes open and if they see a wolf they try and get it. Calling, both by imitating prey animals and doing the wolf howl to make the resident pack think someone intruded into their territory, works well, and so does biting. Last but not the least, driven hunts, with or without dogs, or limiting the animals’ movements with a line of flags on a rope, is highly successful in Europe. Often guides practice a combination of methods, e.g., attracting wolves to the area by bait, locating them by calling, and then put the hunter on a high seat or arrange a drive.

Why hunt Wolf?

Similar in size and behavior (being social creatures), humans and wolves have always competed for food and territory. The conflict led to wolves’ extermination in most of the so-called civilized countries, but it wasn’t easy. Harvesting this intelligent predator taxes the hunter’s ability to the maximum, and deeply embedded memories of the age-long conflict make wolf hunting a highly emotional pursuit. This makes a wolf skin – provided you were the person who harvested the animal - much more than just a rug.

Wolf hunt Season 19-20

Wolf hunt Season 19-20 Spain

Complete a unique wolf hunt worldwide! This hunt is for adventure hunters who want to experience the thrill of hunting the hardest species to bag in Spain. Upon arrival at Madrid´s airport you will meet our outfitter/PH and after paperwork is done, we make a 4h car drive to Zamora where we will hunt wolf. Wolves in Spain are very scare due to the much reduced hunting quotas set by the government due to ecologist organization pressure, despite it is a big problem for local people´s cattle. Usually the hunts are very early in the morning or very late at night due to the fact wolves are very clever and that´s why they are the hardest species to bag. This hunt is usually done in long stalks or waiting in high seats in transit areas or with bait most of the times under cold temperatures. Before every hunt we test rifles. We use car to arrive into the hunting areas, starting the stalk on foot. The hunt is exciting truly testing the hunter’s nerve system. After approaching a lonely animal, there will be very few time to make a decision and to take an opportunity to find support for the rifle when you are shooting. After successfully taking the animal we will pick the trophy, measure it & tag it. We strongly recommend to have insurance and to book at least 3-4 days for this animal. An honest and clear fee system with a painless booking & administration process. Note** This hunt must be booked with at least 6 months in advance due to the limited tags and the preparation needed** Note** The trip can be arranged upon request & combined with tourism** After you successfully taken the species we will transfer you to Madrid for departure! Do not hesitate to contact us with your concerns.

Trip duration: 3 - 7 days

Hunting season: 1 Nov 2020 15 Feb 2021

Price from $16,271 for 3 days, 1 hunter
WOLF HUNT

WOLF HUNT Canada

The wolf can be one of the hardest animals to harvest in North America. After having great success ourselves over the years on our trap line, trying different tactics , calling , baiting and covering a lot of ground spotting I have learned a lot about these illusive animals and truly feel I have them figured out and can provide a high quality , high % hunt of a lifetime. There are no quotas on this hunt , you may harvest as many wolves as cross our path. Numbers have never been higher and the opportunity never better.I promise this hunt will not disappoint. We are not restricted to units on this hunt , we can hunt anywhere in the province but we choose to hunt the northern Boreal Forest where we feel our success will be the greatest. Package price per hunter is $3000.00 usd .

Trip duration: 6 days

Hunting season: 24 Feb 2021 20 Mar 2021

Package price $4,500 for 6 days, 1 hunter
Spring Bear Hunt 2021

Spring Bear Hunt 2021 Canada

Experience the excitement and exhilaration of a real Canadian bear hunt. With us you'll trek into the Alberta wilderness for a six-day camping and hunting adventure. While there, you will enjoy all the savage beauty of a Canadian forest filled with moose, deer, grizzly and black bears, and even wolves. If you've always wanted to experience hunting bears in the wilderness, our hunters will be happy to be your guides. You'll experience our North-Central Alberta, Canada, hunting zone, where there is little local pressure on the bears since it is a non-baiting zone. It is also a two-bear area, and even better, choosing this region for a black bear hunt gives you a chance of finding a color phase bear, since some of the rare colorings can only be found farther north. We also include a wolf license in the price of your hunt. Our hunts are six days long, from Monday to Saturday. We also provide a hotel room in Barrhead the Sunday night before the hunt and the Saturday night after the hunt.

Trip duration: 6 days

Hunting season: 17 May 2021 29 May 2021

Package price $3,500 for 6 days, 1 hunter
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