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Fallow Deer Hunt in Croatia
The Fallow Deer (Dama dama) is a ruminant mammal belonging to the family Cervidae. This common species is native to western Eurasia, but has been introduced widely elsewhere. It often includes the rarer Persian Fallow Deer as a subspecies, and was initially held only in fenced hunting grounds.
Ways to hunt fallow deer are by stalking, waiting, luring, and horse-drawn carriage. Rifled-barrel weapons are used, and lowest allowable kinetic energy of grain on 100m is 2500 joules, minimum allowable weight of grain is 8.20 grams, with maximum shooting distance of 150 meters.
Red deer hunt season lasts from August 16 till January 14, roe hunt is from October 1st to January 14, and calves are being hunt from October 1st to January 31st. Hunt on males is forbidden from January 15 to September 15, and hunt on roe and calf from January 1st to September 30.
Other hunting targets
- Woodcock are hunted as game, and their size, speed and flight pattern makes them a very challenging shot.
- Seeing, hunting and shooting a wild bear is one of the most impressive experiences a hunter can have.