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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.

Featured Outfitters

Istanbul for Hunters
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-Istanbul for Hunters offers 24 hour and 7 day a week service for all of our clients. -We offer assistance for all hunters traveling with firearms and we are happy to answer any questions you may have.

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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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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.

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.