Croatia Fallow Deer
This is a free range Fallow deer hunt on the 2,500 acre private Mediterranean Island of Plavnik.
The Romans were the first to bring Fallow deer to the Balkans area over 1,000 years ago and they have flourished since then. The trophy quality on this hunt is excellent to good. Bronze-Gold medal fallow bucks are possible using the International Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (CIC) rating system. There is no limit on trophy size. *You are allowed one management buck or a few does along with your trophy fallow buck.
- Free range, fair chase fallow deer and/or Dalmation wild sheep
- Excellent trophy quality (SCI recognized DWS)
- One cull buck or doe part of fallow hunt package
- Free wild boar
- Success rates over 90%
- Eurasian Brown Bear; Mouflon rams; Balkan Chamois; Red Stag; Roe buck; and wild boar are available on the mainland, and can be hunted on the same trip.
- Guides speak perfect English
- If you are in fairly good shape, you won’t have a problem hunting in Croatia.
- You will stay in a lodge that was built in 1577! It is clean and comfortable. You will eat local food, beer and wine.
- Croatia is among the rare countries that can boast of having a tradition of organized hunting more than 120 years old.
More Game is Available on the Mainland
Besides the fallow deer, Dalmatian wild sheep and mouflon rams on the Island of Plavnik, there are several species to hunt on the mainland coast including; Eurasian Brown Bear; Balkan Chamois; Red Stag; Roe buck; and wild boar. It is an easy boat ride from the island, so a combo hunt is very doable.