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Ready to embark on an unforgettable hunting adventure in Scotland? Our website offers the best outfitters with access to the finest hunting grounds in the country. Whether you're after the thrill of the chase in the forests or a peaceful hunt in the rugged hills, we've got you covered. Click the button below to start your search for the perfect hunt in Scotland.

Scotland is known for its diverse wildlife, including the red deer, roe deer, and black grouse. Hunting in Scotland is highly regulated, with specific hunting seasons and limited quotas in place to ensure sustainability. The country offers a variety of landscapes, from the forests to the rugged hills, providing a unique and diverse hunting experience.

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First Class Trophy Taxidermy

First Class Trophy is probably the best taxidermy team in Europe…Their taxidermists have won the titles ‘BEST IN WORLD’ and ‘BEST IN EUROPE’ multiple times. Combine these skills with state-of-the-art logistic service and know-how and you have a safe full-service solution for your valuable hunting trophies when you hunt in Europe and Africa.

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Glacial Valley Hunting

Free Range Hunting in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains in the beautiful Glenmalure Valley of Ireland.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the primary game species available for hunting in Scotland?

In Scotland, hunters can primarily pursue Red Deer, Roe Deer, and various game birds such as Grouse, Pheasant, and Partridge.

2. How can Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters assist in securing a top-notch hunting experience in Scotland?

Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters collaborates with premier hunting outfitters in Scotland. By understanding your preferences and objectives, we can guide you towards an outfitter that matches your hunting aspirations.

3. When is the best time to hunt in Scotland?

The hunting seasons vary by species. For Red Deer, the season typically runs from July to October for stags and October to February for hinds. For Roe Deer, it's April to October for bucks and October to March for does. Grouse season starts on the "Glorious Twelfth" of August.

4. What makes hunting in Scotland unique compared to other countries?

Scotland offers a historic and rich hunting tradition set against the backdrop of its dramatic highlands, rolling moors, and dense woodlands. The tradition of stalking and the renowned "Glorious Twelfth" grouse shoot make Scottish hunting experiences truly iconic.

5. What are the hunting regulations in Scotland?

Scotland has specific hunting regulations, with different seasons for various species. It's crucial to ensure you have the necessary permits and licenses, and be aware of closed seasons and local restrictions.

6. Which gear should one bring for a hunting trip in Scotland?

Weather-appropriate clothing, including waterproofs, sturdy walking boots, and tweed where appropriate, are essential. Also, good quality binoculars, a suitable rifle or shotgun (depending on the game), and ammunition are recommended.

7. Apart from hunting, what else can visitors experience in Scotland?

Scotland boasts magnificent landscapes, historic castles, whiskey distilleries, golf courses, and vibrant cultural festivals. Exploring cities like Edinburgh and Glasgow or visiting iconic sites like Loch Ness and the Isle of Skye can enrich your visit.

8. Are there cultural aspects hunters should be mindful of in Scotland?

Respect for the land and its traditions is paramount. When participating in hunts, understanding and adhering to the etiquette of the Scottish hunting tradition is appreciated.

9. Which regions in Scotland offer the best hunting opportunities?

The Scottish Highlands are famed for deer stalking, while the moors of Aberdeenshire and the Borders are renowned for grouse shooting.

10. I'm keen on experiencing a traditional Scottish stag hunt. Can Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters recommend a specialized outfitter for this?

Absolutely! Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters has affiliations with expert hunting operators in Scotland who specialize in stag hunts. They'll ensure you have a truly authentic and memorable Scottish hunting experience.

The CBEO Experience

At Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters, we value transparency, integrity, and the absolute best in hunting experiences. We believe that each hunt is more than just a price tag - it's a personalized journey for every hunter while we cannot list specific prices like the impersonal hunting directories out there you may have seen, we want to emphasize that we hand-pick outfitters known for their impeccable service, expert knowledge, and fair pricing. We understand that a hunt is an investment and we are committed to ensuring our clients get the best possible return - in experience, satisfaction, and the thrill of the hunt.

What Does the CBEO Endorsement Mean?
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  • Endorsement by Craig Boddington, a hunting legend with over four decades of experience in outdoor journalism, is a testament to the quality and reliability of the hunting outfitter.
  • Our boots on the ground vetting means each endorsed outfitter is ensured to offer top-notch, expert knowledge, and a high standard of animal welfare and conservation.
  • Craig's endorsement are not influenced by sponsorships or partnerships. They are solely based on Craig's honest, personal experience and assessment.
  • Craig's endorsement outfitters understand that pricing is more than just a cost - it's the value you receive from a meticulously planned and executed hunt.
Booking and Pricing:
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  • We connect you with the outfitter directly for pricing and details. This ensures a personalized service tailored to your specific needs and expectations.
  • We ensure that all pricing is fair, competitive, and representative of the top-tier service offered by our endorsed outfitters.
  • By dealing directly with the outfitter, you avoid any third-party fees or commissions.
  • We are not a booking agency and accept no commissions. This means there is NO MARKUP on your hunt.
At CBEO, we're here to guide you to the right outfitter for your next great hunt. It's about more than cost - it's about Trust, Trophy Quality, Safety, and Your Reputation.