Though Africa may be the top destination for big game hunting, there are some awesome places to hunt elsewhere in the world. Here are the top big game hunts in places other than Africa.
Looking for a place to go on a fantastic big game hunt outside of Africa? Well, have no fear. Africa (justifiably) gets lots of attention for being an outstanding destination for big game hunting. However, there are plenty of other places for a hunter to go if they are looking for an incredible hunt.
Try one of these four on for size, they should end up satisfying your desire for an overseas hunt..
New Zealand Red Stag Hunt
Though they are native to Europe, red stag are very resilient and adaptable creatures and have been introduced in various countries all over the world. With no natural predators and generally better nutrition, red stag grow to gigantic sizes in New Zealand.
Because of this, it should come as no surprise that New Zealand is the crown jewel of red stag hunting outside of Europe. In addition to a very large population of outstanding red stag trophies, New Zealand also offers excellent hunting for fallow deer, chamois, Caucasian tur, and even wapiti (American Elk) in some places.
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Argentina Wild Boar Hunt
Though Argentina is perhaps best known for its fantastic dove hunting, the country also has some incredible big game hunting opportunities. Red stag, fallow deer, wild boar, and puma (cougar) are just a few of the big game animals that hunters can pursue in Argentina.
Of these, hunting wild boar (especially with dogs), is perhaps one of the most exciting and adrenaline filled experiences out there.
Russia Brown Bear Hunt
With a population of over 100,000 brown bears, Russia has more of the species than all other countries in the world combined.
Partly due to this, the bear is strongly associated with Russia as a symbol of the country. With this in mind, it should come as no surprise that Russia offers outstanding hunting for brown bears. Though the Kamchatka Peninsula in far Eastern Russia is home to some of the largest brown bears in the world, it is far from the only place in the country where bear may be hunted. Russia’s bear population is not only large, but is also widely distributed and there are populations that may be hunted all over the country.
England Fallow Deer Hunt
Introduced to England over a thousand years ago, fallow deer populations are well established in England and Scotland. Though not as large or as well known as the red deer, fallow deer are still a beautiful animal and their large, palmated antlers are a great trophy for the successful hunter.
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Traveling afar for big game hunts is one of the coolest ways to experience all that hunting has to offer on this great planet of ours. Try one of these and you’ll be sure to have a once in a lifetime hunt.