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Goose Shooting in Sweden Q&A

Goose Shooting in Sweden Q&A

With just a short journey of around 40 minutes from Copenhagen airport, you will enter the Goose shooting areas of Sweden where you will be hunting unlimited bags over the 5000 hectares during the next three days. The excitement of the three days hunting will have you keen for some early mornings. By early, you will have to make your way to the selected hunting ground for 1 hour 15 minutes before sunrise. A full-on day awaits you with the opportunity to get tucked into your blind for some tremendous Goose shooting.

 

Where is the B&B?

Sundblick is a fresh, beautiful bed and breakfast situated in the most peaceful of areas with breath-taking views over the sumptuous green fields and coastline of Öresund allowing for the most stunning sunsets. Only 50 minutes from the airport, 5 minutes from the central amenities and a mere 15 minutes away from both the Northern and Southern shooting areas it is the most convenient of accommodations.

Where do they shoot?

You will be shooting over approximately 5000 hectares of ground spanning over the North and South of the designated areas. You will be located either on the coastline or very close by. Starting in the South near a village called Bjärred and in the North just outside the city of Landskrona. It is 40km from North to South and it’s a very well connected route so it will take you no time at all to make your way between hunts.

How long does it take to reach the shooting ground?

It takes approximately 15 minutes to reach both the Northern and the Southern shooting areas from Sundblick B&B.

What quarry will I shoot?

You will be shooting a mixed bag of Canadas, Greylags and Barnacle geese.

What will the bag be?

You will find that in Sweden the number of birds are unlimited, but bear in mind that these birds are wild so numbers may vary.

How does the day work?

You will have to arrive at the designated hunt area an 1 hour and 15 minutes before sunrise where you will meet your guide, Kristofer. He and his team will have arranged all your decoys for you, have your gun and will then inform you on safety, how the layout blinds work and guide you through what to expect during your day’s hunt. Cartridges will be situated in your blind so that you have enough to see you through the morning shoot. As the birds start flighting in and being shot, Kristofer and his team will pick up the geese immediately as not to scare new flocks. They will be approximately 200 metres away.

At approximately 11:00 am the day’s flight will come to an end and the birds will be gathered for you to show respect for by means of a small parade where you will be able to take pictures accordingly. Kristofer and his team will take care of the game and decoys once you have left to enjoy the rest of your day.

If you wish you can then return to the B&B for a meal prepared by the owner at the special request or you have the opportunity to venture into the surrounding areas for a bite to eat and some sight-seeing.

Who is best suited to this destination?

This type of shooting in Sweden involves being quite physical, you may well be expected to lay down in your blind in order to make for the best form of camouflage and will involve you springing up to take your shot. You will have to be fairly fit and able to withstand the cold weather that you may be faced with for long periods of time.

What skill level is required?

An intermediate competency level is needed for this trip and type of shooting. You will have to understand how to load and operate a Semi-Automatic shotgun should you choose not to take your own. A decent understanding of identifying your quarry and an ability to sustain long hours sat/laying in a blind in all weathers.

How physically demanding is this trip?

This is not one for the faint-hearted, as you will be required to walk across muddy fields or snow-covered areas. You will require a standard amount of fitness to engage in the day’s hunt and the ability to endure the cold conditions in the later winter months shooting from your blind.

When to go?

August 11th – October 9th and January 1st – February 10th

How to get there?

Fly from the UK direct to Copenhagen with a short transfer of 50 minutes to where you’ll be staying at the tranquil Sundblick B&B.

What is the accommodation like?

The quaint little Sundblick B&B is equipped with 6 bright, fresh double rooms, each including its own private terrace or balcony. The B&B is set in a central location along the coast of  Öresund in the area of Skåne with views out to the open fields and over to the coastline of Denmark.

What is the food like?

All food is freshly prepared and will include all fresh meats, continental food and fresh fruit and vegetables. You will find local pizzerias and a grocery store only 2.5km away should you wish to buy local produce.

Does the B&B provide hunting/Shooting equipment?

No, but you will have pre-arranged gun hire available where you will be hunting.

Is there internet and phone signal available?

The Sundblick B&B provides free WiFi and there is ample phone signal should you wish to make any calls.

Are there other activities available?

There is an abundance of activities to do around the area including hiking trails and walks around Järavallen Nature Reserve. The renowned Barsebäck Golf & Country Club, Saxtorp Motocross and with only 7 minutes away takes you to Löddeköpinge a shopping centre with multiple restaurants, stores and boutiques.

How much does it cost?

Sportquest Holidays offers you a complete package including all flights and transfers to view all prices & availability click the “Dates & Prices” Tab above.

 

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