Scotland, a land of idyllic scenery like no other in the world. A perfect combination of mountains, hills, stretches of water, rivers, rugged coastlines and rocky walls that drop sheer into the sea. Here the beauty of nature is nothing short of amazing and the images it gives us are those of green valleys that are often shrouded in mists and which alternate with enchanting and breathtaking sceneries that seem to come out of a dream.
And it is right here, in these landscapes where the fresh air and the sky roof over the magic of the underlying vegetation, that Montefeltro Tour Operator brings you to let you try the unique emotion of the hunting experience in one of the richest countries in the world.
Hunting in Scotland with Montefeltro
Scotland is one of the most coveted places in Europe by hunters. Indeed, here is one great variety of gamewhich ranges from wood pigeons to woodcocks, from partridges to grouse, from hares to deer. Thanks to travel packages from the Montefeltro tour operator you will be able to choose which experience to venture into, with the awareness that any type of hunting you choose will certainly be unforgettable and full of emotions.
Scotland is one of the best places to practice mixed hunting given the great abundance of game available. It is a demanding activity, which requires a good knowledge of the species and habitats in which one goes to hunt, but which on the other hand can give great emotions and somehow protect the environment. In fact, this type of hunting is the most sustainable as it allows hunters to diversify their hunting activities.
Game that can be hunted in Scotland
In the Montefeltro reserves during your hunting trip you will therefore be able to come across different types of game, improving your hunting techniques and learning others.
Among the Scottish valleys of Perthshire, in the heart of the country, come from Norway to winter (from October to January) the queens of the woods, the woodcocks. Along with these beautiful wildlife, you can also meet the pheasants that populate the moors, or even the starne and wood pigeons (from March to April and from July to September) who live among the oak woods.
But not only. Among the vegetation of the landscapes of Scotland you will also be able to experience the emotion of hunt the grouse (from August to November), a game much coveted by hunters characterized by reddish plumage and its particular crest. This bird has also found its ideal habitat in Pertshire, in the area near Glen Clova.
And if all this is not enough for you, you can also try your hand at hunting aquatic animals, such as geese or ducks (from October to January), which are certainly not lacking among the stretches of water of this extraordinary land. In fact, Scotland is the ideal place to find a great abundance of geese and ducks whose hunting is one of the most exciting.
But not just birds. Scotland is also known for its hunting experiences red deer and roe deer hunting that you will be able to experience firsthand thanks to Montefeltro.
La red deer hunting in particular it is one of the most suggestive both for the more expert hunters and for the novices. In fact, there is nothing more exciting than the moment of approach in the middle of the heather expanses of the Scottish hills before the felling.
Hunting tips in Scotland: guns and ammunition
The right weapons, after a perfect relationship and a solid complicity with your dog, are not to be underestimated in order to better prepare for a hunting trip, in Scotland as in any other part of the world. In this regard here too any advice on the best weapons and ammunition for hunting in Scotland. Let's go in order.
If the objective is to hunt woodcock, the most suitable shotgun recommended is the one with a 60 to 62 cm barrel and a 4**** or cylindrical choke.
For hunting waterfowl, 12 or 20 gauges, 71 cm barrels and 2** chokes could be perfect.
To hunt wood pigeons, the suggestion is to use semi-automatics with 66 or 71 cm barrels and interchangeable chokes.
If you want to hunt grouse, the most suitable shotgun is the one with a 66 cm barrel and side-by-side shotgun with 3*** and 1* choke.
As far as mixed hunting is concerned, on the other hand, it is advisable to stick to a 12 or 20 gauge with an average 65 cm barrel and a 3*** choke.
Finally, all 7 and 30 mm with bullets between 165 and 180 gr are suitable for deer hunting; while for roe deer hunting all 6,5 mm are excellent.
Whether you are a dog hunter, a hoofed animal enthusiast or a lover of stalking, whatever your preferred way of hunting, Scotland will satisfy it in any case. The opportunities that this country offers are among the widest and most varied in Europe and add that extra touch that is almost impossible to find elsewhere: fairytale landscapes steeped in charm and legends.
There is no time to waste therefore, the experience of hunting in Scotland proposed by Montefeltro it must be seized on the fly and will only enrich the trunk of every fan of incredible stories to tell.