The USA is a major destination for the hunters of all kinds and ages. This country has set up high standards of conservation and sustainable nature management. It has a great variety of game species big and small and offers hunting with a rifle, with a bow, on a horseback, from a boat or quads and many more. Comfortable accommodation and easy traveling allows meeting requirements of any type of a hunter.
Some of the hunts are allowed all year long, for example Alligator and Wild boar.
March - April: Turkey
July - January: Deer, Elk, Pronghorn
August - September: Grizzly and Black bear
September - January: Mountain goat
December - February: Puma
Depending on the trophy desired and the hunting area chosen, you will arrive at one of the international airports of the US: Orlando, Los Angeles, Anchorage, New York or Dallas. From there you will take a domestic flight to the hunting area, followed up by a car transfer to the camp.
It is possible to hunt both for certain game species and their combo in the US. The main hunting method is spot and stalk. Bow hunting is allowed. The 4x4 vehicle is used for transportation around the area; each hunter is accompanied by a PH. You will cover several miles daily. The average shooting distance for the big game is around 100-150 meters/yards.
Small boats are used to hunt the alligator at the rivers. The turkey is hunted by calling during the lekking time.
USA has all kinds of accommodation for the hunters: from high quality hunting lodges with en-suite bedrooms, separate dining and living rooms, and a cook, and to the very simple panel cabins with cots and a stove. Sometimes the tented camps are used, especially on the river banks.
The hunt in the United States is organized in all corners of the country, with various climates and landscapes. The main territories offered for hunting are located in Alaska, Wyoming, Florida, Montana, North Dakota, Nevada, California, Texas.
BARBARY SHEEP (AOUDAD)
Cougar or Mountain Lion
Alaska Brown Bear
Coastal Black Bear
Common Grizzly Bear
Continental Black Bear
BIGHORN SHEEP ROCKY MOUNTAIN
BIGHORN SHEEP CALIFORNIA
NELSON DESERT BIGHORN SHEEP
American mountain goat
Rocky Mountain Elk
Roosevelt Elk or Wapiti
Alaska-Yukon Barren Ground Caribou
Rocky Mountain Mule deer
Desert Mule Deer
Columbia Black-tailed Deer
Sitka Black-tailed Deer
Northeastern White-tailed Deer
Northwestern White-tailed Deer
Southeastern White-tailed Deer
Texas White-tailed Deer
Midwestern White-tailed Deer
Coues White-tailed deer or Arizona whitetail
Columbia White-tailed Deer
Thanks to a great variety of hunting areas and their location in the different parts of the country, the United States offers a superb choice of activities before and after the hunt. Firstclass fishing, both freshwater and saltwater, is available. The country has many unique sites and entertainments, from casinos in Las Vegas to all kinds of shows and conventions.
“A lioness will use all of her strength even when hunting a rabbit.” Kazuki Nakashima
Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of Bear species can I hunt for in the USA?
Those are: Alaska Brown Bear, Black Bear and Grizzly.
Is it hard to win a pronghorn hunting license?
There are not so many licenses issued each year, and their number depends on the state. However, if you fail to win and try again next year, then your chances are almost a 100%, because the second year applicants have a priority.
Is there a universal hunting license that works in all hunting areas of the United States?
If you confirm your hunting skills in Texas, you can hunt basically in all states.
Can I hunt in Hawaii? What species are available?
Yes, you can. Most hunting in Hawaii is organized at the private farms; introduced game species are available: ibex, mouflon, wild boar.
Do I need a visa to go to the USA?
Nationals of Canada, Israel, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, and countries in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program may visit for up to 30 days without an entry permit. Please check if your country is on the list.