Wild Boar and Feral Goats

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The unexpected and oddballs of British stalking, feral populations of wild boar and goats offer some of the most amusing and unlikely sport short of cockroach racing and dray poking. For those looking for something different, these two quarry offer a chance to defend the countryside against the herbivorious onslaught and bag an unusual trophy for the lounge wall.

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On moonlit nights in selected secret pockets across Britain, intrepid stalkers take to their highseats in pursuit of the latest invader to join the quarry list: escaped wild boar.

These aren’t your garden pigs gone feral, but fully tusked beasts on the rampage.

Some 300 years after the last wild boar roamed free in Britain, escapees from wild boar farming are rapidly recolonising Britain, taking advantage of the absence of mainland predators like bear and wolves to stake their claim. Pursued for millennia by man for food and fun, native or feral the wild boar offers great sport.

Without a doubt, stalking goat is guaranteed to put a smile on your face and give you tall, if odiferous, tales on which to dine out for weeks.

The experience is much as you’d imagine, and is best undertaken as a delightful add on to a more conventional stalking excursion.
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Outside Days offer both wild goat and wild boar stalking in Dumfries, Scotland.

Season

England and Wales

No close season for either species

Scotland

No close season for either species

KIT & CLOTHING

Stalking goats is undertaken on foot. Therefore clothing should be suitable for prolonged spells of walking. Dull neutral tones are essential to help you blend into your environment of heather and white grass.

Boar stalking is undertaken from a high seat, normally at night so comfortable warm clothing is essential
Footwear dependant on time of year, but good strong boots or wellingtons, ideally one which you can feel the ground beneath your feet with.
A pair of binoculars is always useful when stalking.

Rifle and Ammunition

No calibre restrictions for goats, we do recommend 0.240 or above.
Wild boar requires a minimum calibre of 0.270.

Group Size

All stalking is sold on a one to one basis unless otherwise requested

VISAS & LICENCES

Travelling to the UK from within the EU needs no visa
Travel from outside the EU may require a visa at the port of entry
You will need a licence to bring a gun into the UK and Outside Days can arrange visitor’s permits for you or provide rental guns on your arrival.

MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS

None

INSURANCE

We require all our guests to have third party insurance, this can be obtained by membership to any of the British sporting organisations.

TIPS

It is standard practice to tip the stalker at the end of a day’s stalking. £20 is considered average but we believe the tip should also reflect how well you believe you have been looked after.

CURRENCY

GBP sterling

TIME ZONE

GMT
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