Hunting season opening in Belarus
According to the press service of the Ministry of Forestry, the hunting season is open in Belarus since October 1. From this day, it is allowed to hunt elk, red and sika deer, fallow deer, roe deer, wild boar, mouflon. Animals can be of any age and gender. It is allowed to hunt with a paddock and with dogs only during daylight hours, from an ambush and from an approach – during the day.
Restrictions on the use of weapons:
- Hunting weapons with a muzzle energy of a bullet over 3000 joules, smooth-bore hunting weapons with cartridges filled with bullets, hunting bows and crossbows – for hunting red and sika deer, elk, adult wild boar over 2 years old.
- Hunting weapons with a muzzle energy of a bullet over 1500 joules, smooth-bore hunting weapons with cartridges filled with bullets or buckshot, hunting bows and crossbows, hunting dogs (breeds are determined by the decision of the user of hunting grounds) – for hunting roe deer and young wild boar (up to 2 years).
The end of the hunting season is December 31st.