Joe’s first game was the representative Gredos Ibex. Shortly after sighting the gun at 200 yards in the Gredos Mountain Range we spotted a numerous herd of Ibex about 400 yards away. With a powerful, cold wind blowing at about five-thousand feet we were lucky to spot two rams separated from the herd, feeding on a lower altitude. We began the stalk, at the beginning continuing with animal paths and then jumping up giant granite boulders.Read more
The chamois hunt in Spain is an extraordinary hunting experience. The chamois, Rupicapra rupicapra is a species of goat-antelope native to mountains in Europe, including the European Alps, the Pyrenees, the Carpathians, the Tatra Mountains, the Balkans, parts of Turkey, the Caucasus, and the Apennines. The chamois has also been introduced to the South Island of New Zealand.Read more
The fallow deer is a species of animal belonging to the deer family and in the case of the Iberian area, it was introduced in Spain centuries ago; there are several historical documents that trace back this species to the fifteenth century in this territory. The body size of the fallow deer in Spain is medium, somewhere between the red stag and the roe deer. Males can weigh around 90-130 pounds and females between 60 and 100 pounds.Read more
The Spain hunting season is a bliss. There is always something to hunt even in the middle of July in Spain. Because this is an interesting aspect when considering hunting in Spain, we have put together an article that gives details and options on what can be hunted in Spain each month.Read more
There are as many hunting trip itineraries as hunting destinations, and for this reason here, at Caza Hispanica, we want to make it more visual to you and from time to time we will publish some sample itineraries so you know what to expect when you come and hunt in Spain with Caza Hispanica. A few weeks back we talked about a 5 day Gredos Ibex hunt, on this occasion we are going to comment upon a 5 day Beceite Ibex hunt, that will give you a general idea of what a sample Beceite Ibex hunting trip may look like.Read more
At Caza Hispanica we enjoy wildlife and who loves wildlife loves mountains, landscapes and of course, the animals. For this reason we like to put together videos of our hunts from time to time. One more year Caza Hispanica has put together a short Hunting in Spain video of some highlights from our hunts.
Unfortunately we don´t always have all the time we´d like to film our walks, the animals that we see during our hunts as hunting is about being careful and precise, but sometimes, and when our clients feel comfortable, we film bits of our hunts that our past, current and future clients love to watch.Read more
There are several scoring systems for hunted trophies and the most popular ones are CIC scoring system and SCI scoring system. We have already published the measurements for the Spanish Ibex according to these two scoring systems in the same article. Today we are going to focus on the rest of the hunting species in Spain and the different measurement for medal trophies according to the CIC and SCI formulas.
Differences between CIC and SCI applied to the Hunting Species in Spain:Read more
If you are familiar to European hunting and you have visited the trophy room of some European hunters you have definitely seen that the Roe buck is found in most on most of the European trophy walls. This article is going to talk about this precious and elegant trophy and about the best methods of hunting the European Roe deer in Spain.
The peculiarities of the European Roe deer
The European Roe deer, also know as the Roe Buck is relatively small compared to the other types of deer in Europe, like Red deer (Red Stag) or Fallow deer. But the Roe deer is different not only because of its size but also because of his peculiarities. Starting with the rut season, a male roe deer will only follow one doe during the rut season. Skittish, small and very attentive to his surroundings, the roe deer always follows the same habits: he feeds in the same places, at the same time every day. They start growing their antlers immediately after shedding them and…Read more