Wing shooting is a popular outdoor activity that involves shooting birds on the wing. It is a challenging and exciting sport that requires skill, patience, and accuracy. For some hot-barreled dove and pigeon shooting, South Africa is a great wingshooting destination. This guide provides you with all the information you need to know about wing shooting in South Africa.

History of South Africa Wing Shooting

Wing shooting has a long history in South Africa. It was introduced by European settlers who brought their hunting traditions to the country. Wing shooting became a popular sport among wealthy landowners, who organized hunting parties and competitions. Today, wing shooting is enjoyed by people from all walks of life in South Africa.

Before you go wing shooting in South Africa, it is important to be aware of the legal considerations. You need to have a valid hunting license and adhere to the hunting regulations set by the South African government. It is also important to obtain the necessary permits to transport your firearms and ammunition.

Guinea fowl hunting in Africa
Guinea fowl are an interesting species that you can hunt in South Africa

Types of Birds to Hunt in South Africa

South Africa has a diverse range of bird species that can be hunted. Some of the popular species include guinea fowl, francolin, sandgrouse, and dove. Each bird species requires a different hunting technique, and it is important to understand their behavior and habitat.

Millions of pigeons and doves fly between the city and the sunflower fields twice a day. Hunters sit in blinds along the flight paths to intercept them. Many International sportsmen call Rock pigeons the “most challenging game bird in the world.” You can go through more than 1,000 rounds in a single day of shooting. Most of our hunters also choose to add guinea fowl and perdiz hunting to their trip.

Crested Francolin
Many of our hunters choose to hunt Francolin while in South Africa

Tips for a Successful Wing Shooting Trip in South Africa

To have a successful wing shooting trip in South Africa, you need to be well-prepared and hire a good PH (that’s where we come in). Some tips to consider include practicing your shooting skills, studying the bird species you want to hunt, and hiring a professional guide. It is also important to dress appropriately for the weather and terrain.

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