Eastern (Dagestan Tur) Hunt in Azerbaijan

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Eastern (Dagestan Tur) Hunt in Azerbaijan
Eastern (Dagestan Tur) Hunt in Azerbaijan
Asian Mountain Outfitters
Travel to Azerbaijan to hunt Eastern (Dagestan) Tur with Asian Mountain Outfitters. This hunt is conducted using horses and a lot of mountain hiking at high elevations. The hunt is comparable to a British Columbia Mountain Goat hunt, but with minimal brush. Fog, snow and/or rain can occur on most hunts. This is typically a very difficult hunt and the hunters need to be experienced in mountain hunting (9,000-12,000’, depending on the area) and long-range shooting (200-500 yards) and spiking out in a hut or backpack style tents. This Tur hunt includes 5 days of hunting plus a ½ day of driving/travel each way from Baku to the hunting area and back. If extra days are needed, they can be added for $350/day. Each hunter has one guide and one assistant. Typical Tur sizes are 28-34”. Tur of 40” + have been taken, but animals of this size are rare. Hunt dates are June thru November. The winning bidder need to coordinate their hunt dates with one or two of our other clients or you can bring a friend who books a Tur hunt. Mid-August through early October are best times for good capes, great trophy quality and small chance for snow. Later season hunting is for the more adventuresome and it is more difficult to find a big one due to more challenging weather conditions. Early hunts have great weather (hot) but the skins are with shorter hair. If the winning bidder cannot hunt during a time one of our other clients is going (we need groups of 2 hunters for logistics reasons), additional fees will apply (approximately $1,000) to hunt a different date as it’s expensive to accommodate and host just one hunter. Also, arrangements can be made to postpone hunt until 2020, with approval from Asian Mountain Outfitters; any additional license fee increases over 2019 season will be paid by the hunter though. This hunt includes one Tur with no additional trophy fees. Hunter is responsible for the flights to and from Baku, Azerbaijan (travel is thru Istanbul Turkey via LAX, Houston, San Fran, Chicago, Atlanta or JFK on Turkish Airlines), Visa (completed a couple months before departure), lodging before or after hunt (1-2 nights in hotel at $70-150/night) and staff tips (about $1,000). Tur became a CITES animal in 2018, so animals need to be shipped. This new CITES permit plus shipping is between $1,600 and $1,900 USD and is paid by the hunter before the trophy is shipped. If the hunter does not have an opportunity to harvest a Tur, there is a $2,000 refund or credit, which can be applied to a future hunt. A non-hunting companion is welcome for $2,500. A second Tur can be added for $4,500 USD. If hunt space is available for additional hunters, on the same hunt date, the cost is $9,000-10,000 depending on the number of hunters coming. Our outfitting partners speak English and they provides transportation to and from the hunting area, local guides, assistants, cooks, vehicles, horses (where needed), camps, food, lodging, and interpreter if they are not on the hunt (usually one English-speaking per camp), depending on the date and area being hunted.
Value: $10,500.00
Donated by: Bryan Martin, Asian Mountain Outfitters
Phone: (250) 317-5525, Email: bryankmartin@gmail.com, www.asianmountainoutfitters.com