Wild About Game

Sourcing and supplying good value seasonal and regional game. 01765 640340

T’is the Season

Shooting game is a seasonal sport which means certain types of game are only available during specific times of the year.

We have listed the seasons below for information:

England, Wales and Scotland Northern Ireland
Pheasant Oct 1 – Feb 1 Oct 1 – Jan 31
Grey Partridge Sep 1 – Feb 1 Sep 1- Jan 31
Red-legged Partridge Sep 1 – Feb 1 Sep 1- Jan 31
Red Grouse Aug 12 – Dec 10 Aug 12 – Nov 30
Black Grouse Aug 20 – Dec 10
Ptarmigan Aug 12 – Dec 10
                                                                                                                                                  
Duck & Goose inland Sep 1 – Jan 31 Sep 1 – Jan 31
Duck & Goose below High Water Mark                                                  Sep 1 – Feb 20 Sep 1 – Jan 31
Common Snipe Aug 12 – Jan 31 Sep 1 – Jan 31
Woodcock  Oct 1 – Jan 31Sep 1 – Jan 31 (Scotland) Oct 1 – Jan 31
Golden Plover Sep 1 – Jan 31 Sep 1 – Jan 31
Coot & Moorhen Sep 1 – Jan 31 Protected

 

Deer England, Wales & Northern Ireland Scotland
 Males Females Males Females
Red Aug 1st – April 30th Nov 1st – Mar 31 July 1st – Oct 20th Oct 21st – Feb 15th
Fallow Aug 1st – April 30th Nov 1st – Mar 31st Aug 1st – April 30th Oct 21st – Feb 15th
Sika  Aug 1st – April 30th Nov 1st – Mar 31st  July 1st – Oct 20th Oct 21st – Feb 15th
Roe April 1st – Oct 31st Nov 1st – Mar 31st April 1st – Oct 20th Oct 21st – March 31st
Chinese Water Deer Nov 1st – Mar 31st Nov 1st – Mar 31st
Muntjac  No Close Season No Close Season

Rabbits and Hares can be shot all year round.

If you would like to see which products we currently have in stock, please click here.

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