About hunting in Asia
Hunting in Asia is a grand adventure. The world’s largest continent, it holds more varieties of large animals than any other continent on Earth. Asia is a paradise for the mountain hunter, with the largest variety of wild sheep and goats found anywhere in the world. Asia also offers opportunities to hunt bears, gazelles, roe deer, stags, and other antlered game. The continent not only offers great hunting but also fantastic travel opportunities, with the chance to experience different cultures. In addition to wild country and lots of game, you will see mosques, temples, historic ruins, and ancient cities and towns. Some of the most sought-after species in Asia include the many species of ibex, from the bezoar ibex of Turkey to the mid-Asian ibex of Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan to the Altai ibex of Mongolia. Asia is home to the world’s largest wild sheep, the argali. Best known is the Marco Polo argali, hunted in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, but the Altai and Gobi argali of Mongolia are also impressive, sought-after sheep. The tur of the Caucasus Mountains are said to be among the most difficult animals in the world to hunt because of the steep terrain where they live. Huge red stags and large roe deer are found in many parts of Asia, as are massive brown bears. Travel in Asia can be challenging because of the large distances to be covered, so some patience and flexibility in your plans is helpful. In many cases there is also a language barrier, as English is not widely spoken in much of Asia. Most outfitters will provide an interpreter in camp, but it’s likely your guide will not speak English. Depending on the region and species to be hunted, the terrain can be very difficult, as Asia holds the world’s highest and most rugged mountain ranges. Asia is not an easy place to hunt, but it holds great rewards for the adventurous hunter.
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Punjab Urial Pakistan
Punjab Urial is a handsome sheep, with a redder coat than other urials. Males have a white bib and a long black neck ruff in the winter coat. Most Punjab Urials have a narrow, two-colored saddle patch (black in front, white behind), but in some individuals it may be all white or absent entirely. The rump patch, belly and lower legs are white and there is a dark, narrow stripe between belly and upper body. The horns are cervical, curving tightly in some animals and less so in others. The average trophy size 24-30 inches/60-76 cm Hunters are will drive about 30-40 minutes every morning in comfortable 4x4 trucks to get to the hunting area. Since the animals are in good numbers it does not take long before the first bands of rams are spotted. Hunting is generally done by stalking while observing the feeding and rest areas. As soon as you spot the desired trophy you complete the stalk on foot. Long range shooting
Trip duration: 7 days
Trip available on: 15 October 2017 31 March 2018
Anatolian (Bezoar) Ibex (46”-48”) Turkey
Ibex hunt is a typical spot and stalk hunt. We start the day very early and drive to the mountain for around 30-45 minutes from the hotel/lodge. As it gets light enough, we start glassing and try to find the best trophy. It is very common to see 10-15 male ibex a day if the hunt takes place during the rut. Spotting scopes are very important to judge the trophy size and compare with other males. After locating the desired trophy, the final stalk is carried out on foot. The shooting distance is usually around 200-250 meters (220-275 yards). The altitude is around 1,500 – 2,750 meters (4,900 – 9,000 ft at most of the hunting areas. Snow is expected on the ground in January, February and March, but most of the areas do not have snow during November-December hunts. The terrain is relatively easy in some areas. However some areas may be little bit more rough than the average.
Trip duration: 8 days
Trip available on: 1 August 2017 31 March 2018
Ultimate Ibex Hunt 2017 Tajikistan
You will hunt in the famous Bartang valley, the longest in Tajik National Park. An experience you will never forget! Discover the breathtaking beauty of never-ending landscapes, high peaks and the traditional inhabitants of Tajikistan. Ibex are offered only in very limited numbers to avoid negative impact on the population which also serves as an important prey for the snow leopard. To ensure sustainable use and minimal impact on the population, we concentrate on old class animals at least over 8 years. Ibex horns are above 41,5 inches (105 cm). Day 1-2: Arrival at the airport, Transfer to the hunting territory, acclimatisation and setting up of the camp. Day 3-9: Dedicated to the hunt. Day 10-11: Transfer back to Dushanbe We are ready to tailor your hunt to your wishes. Flexibility in the number of hunting days as well as on species. If you are successful within the first days, we also offer the possibility to combine your trip with an unforgettable big tusker hunt, with no additional costs besides the shooting fee. Family and friends are very welcome. We would be delighted to organise special hiking tours and sightseeing programs for your family while you are on your chase. Just ask! for individual services & hunts.
Trip duration: 11 days
Trip available on: 15 November 2017 28 February 2018
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