Hunt Hungary – Big game

Red Stag, “the king of the forest”

A beautiful stag from the Gyulaj Concession

A beautiful stag from the Gyulaj Concession

Golden Stag offers some of the best free range, natural Red Stag hunts anywhere. The trophy fee is based on the weight of the boiled and cleaned skull and antler, measured 24 hours after harvesting the game. Hunters with a very tight budget may want to take a stag in the 5-7 kilograms range.
Those who can afford more can target stags in the 7-9 kilogram bracket.
There are much bigger trophies, up to 12 kilograms and even above, but you have to be also lucky to get such a big one.
Stags are bigger in body and carry larger trophy in the Southern part of the country where the mating period starts early September, while in the Northern part it is mid-September to early October.
In the late season you can still harvest stags, but not the best ones, and it may also take longer to be successful.

Fallow Buck

Fallow Buck in Guth
No doubt that Hungary has the best fallow deer on the Globe. The present- and the previous CIC world records have been taken here. The Fallow deer herds and the excellent habitat are promising further success. In the top concessions the average trophy size of a whole season is stronger than the best local trophy in most other places in Europe, and world-wide.
A hunt in the rut in October is an experience you don’t want to miss.

Roebuck

Two days bag of two hunters in Southern Hungary

Two days bag of two hunters in Southern Hungary

The Roebuck population is tremendous in Hungary,both in numbers and in trophy quality. You can find and hunt Roebuck almost anywhere. The smaller forest Roebucks are a tough sport to hunt as they are difficult to spot and follow in the thick forest cover. Even people on their own club’s territory may stalk for 10 to 20 times to have a chance to shoot the small deer. The field variants are living on agricultural land, have lots of nutritional feed, and sunshine, so they can grow larger body and antlers. Starting April 15th the early season makes it easier to hunt them as there is no undergrowth, and you can see them from long distances. Hunting them this time makes it long range shooting, considering the small body size, and distances around 250-300 meters.
If you are at the right place, at the right time, you can stalk 2-3 Roebucks in a morning, or you may have to come back next morning, if Diana did not awarded you with the hunters’ luck.
It is not only the big ones you are looking for. So many strange shapes and antler formations occur that chasing a new buck is always on the agenda.
Don’t miss a hunt, or more hunts on this gracious small deer, once in Hungary.

Mouflon Ram

The Bajna Ram

The Bajna Ram

The smallest of the wild sheep of the World lives in Hungary after it has been introduced centuries ago from the Mediterranean. Hungary still has fine free range population, but governmental regulation prescribed perimeter fencing for some of the strongest herds. Even the fenced areas are large enough not to feel like being in a small garden. Trophy qualities are medium to good with the eventual big ones like the ram on the picture above.
The season is open all year, but shedding the fur in March-April and in November-December must be taken into account when timing a Mouflon hunt.

Wild Boar

 

Budakeszi CIC World Record tusks

The Budakeszi tusk

The Wild Boar population is huge, and still increasing. It is good from the point of view of the trophies. The picture above shows the present CIC World Record, taken in Budakeszi.
Even with huge numbers the taking of a large trophy tusker is never easy. It is a smart elusive animal, and we often call it the ‘academician’ of the forest. Sitting long nights in the blind or stalking at first light in the forest makes a Wild Boar hunt a joy.

The Gyulaj tusk

The Gyulaj tusk

Late Fall, and during the Winter the driven Wild Boar hunts are not only hunts per se, but real social events of both hunters and communities.
If you have never experienced such a hunt, you better prepare for doing it safely.

Other game

Due to the large population of the game and for agricultural as well as forestry related damage control purposes a large number of females and young animals have to be also harvested. Such hunts can be added to your trophy hunts with proper time management.
Red Fox, Golden Jackal, badger, and a few more species can be hunted, and if you are lucky, trophies of those animals can make a good addition to your trophy room.

Accessible Hunts

Two Golden Stag partners Gyulaj State Concession and Hunters’ Villa offer hunts to handicapped hunters, with accessible premises in the hunting lodge and special arrangements to hunt both safely and efficiently from a wheel chair. The two partners and Golden Stag are launching a project to improve the access of handicapped hunters to the hunt.

Small game

Pheasant

Late Fall and early winter masses of hunters go for bird shooting in driven hunts. The bag in a small group can be a dozen or so, but 200-to 500 can also be achieved in good areas and by good shots.

Pheasant

Pheasant

many of the best driven hunts are booked well in advance, so if you are interested, ask gfor a quote for yourself and/or for your friends.

Hare

Hare hunts are mixed with Pheasant hunts as the habitat is not much different. Hare hunt is more physical, needs walking in a wide lane over meadows and ploughs, or in the reed.
Some of the best driven hunts can reach 300 bag with 10-15 gunners shooting.

Hare

Hare

At the Neighbors

Golden Stag is present in the neighboring countries for species unavailable in Hungary, or for larger trophies.

Hunt Romania

The Southern Carpathians

The Southern Carpathians

In the Southern Carpathian region the very best of Chamois can be taken in the Fogaras and the Retyezat Mountains. The same areas offer big European Brown Bear and Wolf. Golden Stag partners are there to help your hunts for these exciting trophies.

Carpathian Chamoisfrom the Fogaras Mountains

Carpathian Chamoisfrom the Fogaras Mountains

Hunt the Czech Republic

Just North of Hungary the Czech Republic offers the best Mouflon Rams. Even the magical 1 meter is surpassed quite frequently.
Golden Stags partner hunts in the Beskid Mountains bordering with Poland, and you can take your great trophies there.

A strong Mouflon Ram from the Beskids

A strong Mouflon Ram from the Beskids

Hunting World-wide

Hunt Argentina

As the first step going out of the Carpathian basin Golden Stag Offers premium hunts in Argentina by TGB Outfitters. Golden Stag represents TGB in Eastern Europe and in Russia.

A nice Axis Buck from the Pampas

A nice Axis Buck from the Pampas



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