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Ready to embark on an unforgettable hunting adventure in Turkey? 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 hills, we've got you covered. Click the button below to start your search for the perfect hunt in Turkey.

Turkey is known for its diverse wildlife, including the bezoar ibex, Anatolian mouflon, and wild boar. Hunting in Turkey 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 hills, providing a unique and diverse hunting experience.

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Shikar Safaris

Based in Turkey, Shikar Safaris has been in continuous operation since 1996, and I’ve known its founder and owner, Kaan Karakaya, since he first started. Turkey is, of course, a very important hunting country. Shikar Safaris is the largest outfitter in Turkey, controlling a majority of the permits in the finest areas.

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Ibex, Sheep, Argali, Chamois, Deer, Bear, Gazelle
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the popular game species to hunt in Turkey?

Turkey is renowned for its wild boar hunting, as well as the iconic Anatolian chamois and Bezoar ibex. Additionally, hunters often target the native red deer and various bird species.

2. How can Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters help with my hunting trip to Turkey?

Through Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters, we can connect you with some of the finest hunting outfitters in Turkey, ensuring you benefit from their vast experience and local knowledge.

3. Which seasons are best for hunting in Turkey?

Hunting seasons vary depending on the species. For instance, wild boar hunts are popular during summer nights, while the Bezoar ibex season typically runs from October to May.

4. Why choose Turkey as a hunting destination?

Turkey boasts diverse terrains, ranging from mountainous areas to lush forests and vast plains. This biodiversity provides a unique hunting experience combined with the rich cultural heritage of the country.

5. Are there specific hunting regulations in Turkey?

Yes, hunting in Turkey is regulated by strict laws. Hunters need appropriate permits and should be familiar with the hunting seasons, zones, and bag limits for their target species.

6. What should I bring on a hunting trip to Turkey?

A reliable rifle or shotgun (depending on the game), comfortable boots for varied terrains, suitable camouflage clothing, and high-quality optics are a must.

7. Apart from hunting, what can visitors explore in Turkey?

Turkey offers a rich historical and cultural tapestry. Tourists can explore ancient sites like Ephesus, Cappadocia, and the grandeur of Istanbul with its Hagia Sophia and Blue Mosque.

8. Is there a unique hunting tradition or etiquette in Turkey?

While there isn't a strict hunting tradition, it's essential to respect the local customs and always prioritize ethical hunting practices.

9. Which regions in Turkey are most popular for hunting?

Taurus Mountains are renowned for Bezoar ibex, while the Konya and Afyon regions are popular for wild boar hunts.

10. I'm interested in a Bezoar ibex hunt in Turkey. Can Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters suggest a reputable outfitter for this?

Absolutely! Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters works closely with top hunting operators in Turkey, experts in Bezoar ibex hunts. With their guidance, you're sure to have a memorable hunting experience.