The shooting in France is extraordinary, it is world class hunting for first class species that include Chamois, Roebucks, Roe deer, Red deer and Wild Boar but not forgetting the sensational driven Pheasant, Partridge and Duck shooting. During the rutting season, you can venture out into the resplendent agricultural landscape where you have the opportunity to hunt trophy Roebucks with either a bow or a rifle.
Does France offer game shooting?
France, due to its long traditions in sustainable game management produces some of the globes largest and most beautiful deer in the world, in turn, giving the most impressive trophies.
The Stags have 30 points or more and have won gold medals. Later on the season you can experience a driven wild Boar hunt or stalk Red stags through the heavy forests. In France, you will find impressive and imposing castles and magnificent estates which have seen many years of hunting.
Prolific deer genetics produce world class trophies and maintain healthy deer populations. Many large medal class Roebucks are successfully hunted in France every year over the varied landscape. There are a lot of traditions regarding driven hunts and high seat hunting the Wild Boars, which can be found in large numbers all over the country.
Where can I go Mixed bag shooting in France?
A popular destination is the beautiful Chateau de Villette, where upon arrival you will be taken back by its charm and stupendous facade which overlooks the gardens and glorious greenery, parkland and breathtaking views. The Chateau is a family owned and run estate by that of Coen and Catherine Stork. Chateau de Villette offers world-renowned shooting and the best Duck shooting in Europe where even the Royals like to visit. All hunting, accommodation and cuisine is to die for as Catherine and her team will make sure your French gastronomy experience will best you’ve ever tasted and Coen will ensure that his professional team will only give you the most memorable of shooting.
Chateau de Villette is the most charming yet exciting shooting estate in France. One factor that sets it apart from many others is that all their birds are wild and not only that, you can shoot on Sundays. This little gem is somewhat of a find for all those avid game shooters yearning for the more challenging and stronger bird.
How does a mixed bag shooting in France work?
The itinerary for this tour is based on Mixed Pheasant, Partridge and Duck days and will be that of a 600 bag, to be shot over 2 days (2×300) with overages applied accordingly upon group party agreement. The season for Pheasant, Partridge and Duck runs from 1st September- end of December. All these days are shot over the Chateau de Villette 1000+ acre estate where you will have only the best drives selected for you in order to keep your shooting holiday to the best standard. A sum total of 6-7 drives per day will be allocated where you will be sure to achieve the generous bag.
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