Where to hunt Hare
Different varieties of this rodent can be found almost all over the world. They tend to be more tolerant to low temperatures than rabbits, and their large ears work great for thermal regulation in the hottest climates. Where hares never existed, like in New Zealand, they were introduced by humans, but wherever you find them, you will find them an object of an interesting small game hunt.
Hares are often included in a package along with other animals, like Rusa deer in Madagascar, hogs in New Zealand, and roe deer in Russia, to name just a few. In such a case the more expensive animals determine the price. True and affordable small game hunting opportunities start at about $200-$300 a hunter a day, while packages may go way beyond this.
When to hunt Hare?
Exotic locations, such as Mauritius, New Zealand and South Africa, offer hare hunting all year round. In the native range the hare season usually starts at September or October, and may run until January or February. The best time for hunting is in most cases on the break of autumn and winter, when the hares are in prime condition (in winter coat and with a lot of fat stored for winter), while bare woods and/or light snow make finding them easier.
Hunting methods All hunting methods (11)
Humans have invented many ways to hunt this tasty and quickly multiplying animal. Before firearms were invented, hares were taken by coursing with sight hounds, sometimes accompanied by scent hounds to drive the animals into the open. You can even find such hunts on BookYourHunt.com. Today hares are mostly hunted with a shotgun or small bore rifle. The hunt can be over scent hounds, by tracking through the snow, stalking, driving, or simply walking them up without dogs.
Why hunt Hare? All hunts (31)
A hare may have up to four litters a year, and large numbers of them can be very irritating to farmers. Add to this a couple of pounds of good eating, and a light if not very durable fur, and you can easily see why farmers and landowners of all lands pursued hares with zeal. Hares are what many a young hunter in the old days honed their skills on before graduating to big game; tracking through the snow in particular is invaluable as a tool for learning the art of finding animals by their spoor. Few people would travel long distance solely for the sake of a hare hunt, but if you find yourself in an area where they abound, don’t deny yourself the pleasure of diversifying your hunting experience and bagging a few hares of the local variety.
Wildlife Reserve Hunt 1x1 /Clifton Lodge South Africa
We offer conservation-based safari hunting at a beatiful Karoo private reserve. A safari hunt of a lifetime awaits you on 12,000 hectares with no internal fences allowing for free roaming and fair-chase pursuit. Experience safari hunting on foot, the way it’s been done for centuries, and enjoy the great and healthy outdoors the way it was intended.
Trip duration: 5 - 14 days
Hunting season: 1 Mar 2019 30 Nov 2019
Northern Reindeer (Siberia, lake Baikal) Russia
The most interesting and effective way of hunting in winter snow, under the wind hunting down the binoculars and carefully concealing the beast. Trekking is possible from 1-6km from base camp. A sound approach to the animal will provide our guides-the Evenki, the experience of hunting which is thousands years old. The approach depends on the weather conditions and the potential for a good shot, usually up to 100m. Winter hunting is the most interesting, dynamic and profitable because in this time is the migration of large forest deer in places they can access and quick snowmobile gives you a sure chance to get a decent copy. Hunting is carried out by the method of stalking the herd and surge hunters exactly exhibited at the rooms. Individual hunting with the approach on skis 1PH/1Hunter. For hunting in a forest reindeer, it is necessary to have rifles of a calibre not less than 7,62х51мм, optical sight. Camouflage color hunting season, warm, not rattling comfortable clothes designed for pace. to -5°C and fall to -30°C in winter.
Trip duration: 7 - 10 days
Hunting season: 1 Sep 2019 28 Feb 2020
Roe Deer male (Siberia, lake Baikal) Russia
Hunting is carried out in the Republic of Buryatia, Kabansky district, close to lake Baikal. Distance from Ulan-Ude to the hunting area 150 km tour lasts 3-7 days. Accommodation in the hunting area with minimal amenities in a log cabin. Hunting with experienced hunters – huntsmen.
Trip duration: 5 - 8 days
Hunting season: 25 Aug 2020 30 Sep 2020
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