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Japanese Sika Deer Hunting and Stalking

Hunting Season: 16 August – 31 December
Rutting Season: September - October

The Sika Deer, Cervus nippon nippon, also known as the Spotted Deer or the Japanese Deer, is a species of deer native to much of East Asia and introduced to hunters in Europe and various other parts of the world. Its name comes from shika, the Japanese word for "deer".

The Sika deer is one of the few deer species that does not lose its spots upon reaching maturity. Spot patterns vary with region. The Sika deer can active throughout the day, though in areas with heavy human disturbance they tend to be nocturnal.

Sika males are territorial and keep “harems” of females during the rutting season, which peaks from early September through October but may last well into the winter months.

Characteristics
Japanese Sika Deer is a smaller species of the European Deer, the size and color is quite varies depending on the geographic. Their characteristic is a large white patch around the so-called anus. The light shaped antlers with three to five spikes on one stem reaches a maximum of 80 cm in length.

Sika Deer hunting & stalking in Czech & Slovakia
Across its original range and in many areas of the Czech and Slovak hunting grounds to which it has been introduced, the Sika is regarded as a particularly prized and elusive hunters quarry. Hunters and local gamekeepers have estimated that the Sika's wariness and "cleverness" makes it three or four times more difficult to bring to bag than a Red or Fallow deer. It has also been said that Sika are much more tenacious of life, and harder to kill with a rifle bullet, than the native deer of Europe.

Bred from: East Asia, Far East, China and Japan, from there introduced into Europe, Africa, North America, Australia and New Zealand
Body weight: 30 - 130 kg
Body length: 1 - 1.9 m
Height: 0.7 to 1.2 m
Tail length: 8-20 cm
Age: up to 21 years

Accommodation
A variety of accommodation is available from magic chateaus and luxury hotels to traditional lodges.

Licences & Permits
We'll take care of all the necessary paperwork and shooting licences.

Guns & Equipment
Deer hunting requires rifle. Appropriate cartridges can be supplied upon request.

Clothing
Temperatures in the winter season are cool to cold; November to February ranges from 5° to -10°C. If you're in doubt about the most appropriate clothing to wear just call us on +420 608 321 477.

Prices

Fawn & Doe from €60
Spiker from €110
Stag from €1150

The Small Print
An advance payment is required once we have calculated the cost of you party but we cannot confirm hunt dates until the deposit has been received.

Other hunting
red deer, roe deer, fallow deer, deer, muflon, bear, wild boar,
wolf, duck, fox, hare, badger, pheasant, fishing, non gun

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