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Why United States

Hunting in United States: Vast selection of species

Vast selection of species

The United States offers a vast selection of species to hunt, many of which cannot be hunted anywhere else in the world

Hunting in United States: Variety of hunt options

Variety of hunt options

The United States features diverse terrain, and different regions of the country use different hunting methods. This allows hunters a wide variety of hunt options to suit their physical abilities and preferred method of hunting. From the Eastern hardwood timbers to the plains and Rocky Mountains of the West, picturesque scenery and unique challenges await the hunter venturing to the United States

Hunting in United States: Safe destination

Safe destination

The United States is a safe destination that is easy to get to from nearly anywhere in the world

About hunting in United States

The United States is a huge country with diverse terrain, almost two dozen species of big game, and a wide variety of waterfowl, small game, and upland birds. There are few places in the world more exciting and challenging to hunt. From the snowy peaks of the northern Rockies to the deserts of the Southwest to the hardwood forests of the East and Midwest, the wide variety of landscapes provide a breathtaking array of hunting experiences for a plentiful selection of game animals. Whether you desire pronghorn, mountain goat, moose, white-tailed deer, bighorn sheep, black bear, mule deer, elk, or mountain lion, each offers a different adventure. Because hunting in the USA is managed on a state-by-state basis and the game and terrain is so varied, it’s easy to find a trip perfect for your skill level, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced hunter. From stand hunting for whitetails to spot-and-stalk hunting for elk to pursuing mountain lions over a pack of hounds, there is something for every hunter in the vast forests, plains, and mountains of the United States.

What you need to know

  • 1. Planning your trip
  • 2. Upon arrival
  • 3. Hunting
  • 4. After the hunt

Planning your trip

Visas, laws, and regulations

The United States requires a visa for entry, but citizens or nationals Canada and Bermuda, as well as of countries participating in the Visa Waiver Program, are exempt from the requirement if they are traveling to the United States for 90 days or less. Find the list of countries eligible for the visa waiver here.

Travelers must have a passport that is valid for at least 6 months from their planned departure from the USA, and those using the Visa Waiver Program must have an e-passport.

Importing Firearms

Visiting hunters who are not citizens or legal residents of the United States are required to obtain a federal permit for their firearms and ammunition in advance of their arrival through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and firearms (ATF). You will need to obtain and complete ATF Form 6NIA (5330.3D Application/Permit for Temporary Importation of Firearms and Ammunition by Nonimmigrant Aliens) to apply for the ATF permit. Contact ATF's Firearms and Explosives Import office with questions at eps@atf.gov.

Licenses and Tags

All states in the United States require hunters to have a state-issued hunting license to hunt within the borders of that state. In many cases an additional permit for the specific animal, or “tag,” is also required. In many states, a valid hunting license from your home country will allow you to purchase the required hunting license; in some states, however, you may be required to prove that you have completed a hunter education course in order to buy a license. If you are hunting migratory birds, including ducks and doves, you will also be required to purchase a Federal Migratory Bird Stamp. Your outfitter will provide you with details of what licenses and tags are required for your specific hunt and how to purchase them.

Upon arrival

Procedures

Upon arrival into the United States you will go through passport control then proceed on to collect your bags and firearms for customs inspection. You re-check your bags with your airline for your next flight and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) official will check your firearm, then escort it to your plane. TSA regulations require that firearms must be transported unloaded in a hard-sided, locked case, and ammunition must be checked in a separate bag. Certain airlines may have additional restrictions.

Hunting

Wildlife management in the United States is handled on a state-by-state basis. Each state has its own hunting rules and regulations, and even within a particular state, hunting styles as well as gear and clothing may differ widely. Most outfitters can be relied upon to provide a list of recommended gear and clothing, as well as suggestions for firearm types and calibers. Stand hunts, for example, often call for heavy, warm clothing, while hunters venturing to the mountains or taking on strenuous spot-and-stalk hunts should dress in layers. Comfortable boots appropriate to the terrain are a must for any hunt. Some states require hunters to wear a fluorescent orange hat, vest, or sometimes both. Because enforcement of hunting regulations is taken very seriously in the United States, it’s a good idea to obtain a copy of the state regulations where you will be hunting and familiarize yourself with them. Look for these regulations on the website of the fish and game agency in the state you plan to hunt.

After the hunt

Tipping

Tipping is generally expected and appreciated on most hunts in the USA. Tips generally range from 5 to 15 percent of the total hunt cost.

Taxidermy

Your outfitter should be able to recommend local taxidermists and meat processors, but these services are not included in the hunt cost. Discuss these aspects with your outfitter before arrival. Local taxidermists can prepare and pack trophies to your specifications, but it will be up to you to check legalities and arrange transport and shipment of the trophies to your home.

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Spring Thermal Hog Hunt-2019

Spring Thermal Hog Hunt-2019 United States

This is a challenging hunt where it requires walking long distances and crossing fences while carrying equipment to specified hunting areas. Hunting hours between 10 pm - 2 am or in comfortable blinds. We provide thermal scopes, rifles and ammunition but you're more than welcome to bring your own equipment. Limit 5 hogs per day (only 1 hog per day/hunter will be dressed & quartered upon request). We can also refer local meat processors. Hunt includes lodging, linens, food & transportation to the hunt site. No hidden costs. *Please note that hunters arrive after 5 pm the day before the hunt and depart by 11 am the day after the last hunt.* Spring hog hunt dates: Jan. 14- Mar. 25 Minimum of 2 hunters & maximum of 4 hunters per booking. Nearest airport (1 hr. & 15 min.away)-Wichita Falls, Tx (http://www.flywichitafalls.net/) Hertz Rent-a-Car – hertz.com Avis Car Rental – avis.com Budget Rent A Car – budget.com (http://www.flywichitafalls.net/car-rental/) Hunting license - http://tpwd.texas.gov/regulations/outdoor-annual/licenses/hunting-licenses-and-permits Non-resident 5-Day Special Hunting Type 157:$48 Legal for any period of 5 consecutive days (valid hunting dates will be printed on the license when issued). Valid to hunt:exotic animals, all legal game birds (except turkeys), all nongame animals, squirrel, javelina and alligator (not valid for other game animals, NOT VALID FOR DEER). Online purchase- https://tpwd.texas.gov/business/licenses/online_sales/

Trip duration: 1 - 2 days

Trip available on: 14 January 2019 25 March 2019

$300 for 1 hunter
Yote Hunt 3 days/nights

Yote Hunt 3 days/nights United States

This is for a coyote hunting only. $300 for 1,2 or 3 days. You are doing me a favor by shooting a few yotes! Absolutely no target shooting, no citing in guns, no shooting at anything other than a coyote in your crosshairs. This is for people who want the difficult task of hunting a coyote; they are much more clever than whitetail. *You must call coyote with a powerful speaker call...they don't visit food plots! Sorry....I had to say it. _____ I run 4-5 auto-corn feeders nearly year-round on 12-14 food plots so the turkey enjoy these advantages as well. When turkey season kicks in, the corn feeders are shut off by law, but the flocks regularly visit the alfalfa, clover, brassica remains, cereal oats, etc. $500 per hunter for 3 day/night turkey hunts and $800 per hunter for 5 day/night bow hunts. $1,900 per hunter for gun hunts. GUN HUNTS AVAILABLE! At $500 per hunter on the turkeyhunts, and even if you book just for yourself, you won't be be mixed with "strangers" on the property or at the cabin. I don't cook for you or walk you to your stands. My work is done managing for the deer, I leave the hunting up to you. The cabin is free to use and is basic: gas lights, gas heat, gas cookstove, but no running water. It has an outhouse. Has bunkbeds, pullout coach, etc. There is a $49 per night motel 20 minutes away if needed. If anyone isn't feeling good or doesn't get around well, the cabin sits in the woods a little on a good clover food plot. You likely will get deer and turkey visitors! All the food plots we have for our trophy whitetail hunts are perfect for Kentucky turkey hunting! If you’re looking to shoot some great gobblers, at least come and tour our property. All the small clover and alfalfa food plots, it makes for an ideal place to spend Kentucky Spring turkey season. We have side by sides available if you want to make an appointment to swing by and see the property if you’re considering a Kentucky turkey hunt.

Trip duration: 3 days

Trip available on: 5 February 2019 30 June 2019

$300 for 1 hunter
2 Day Unlimited Hogs Hunt '19

2 Day Unlimited Hogs Hunt '19 United States

Arrive the evening before you hunt. 2 full days of hunting hogs in the river bottoms of Pea River. Fully Guided. Leave the morning after your last hunt. Number of hogs - unlimited!!

Trip duration: 2 days

Trip available on: 5 March 2019 12 March 2019

$550 for 1 hunter
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