However times have changed in Estonia and hunting quotas are in force. Estonia still offers quite a variety of hunting opportunities. Estonians value their wildlife and make sure that the animals are taken care of, so be sure to follow the regulations and hunt responsibly.
Wild game in Estonia:
- Big game: roe deer, wild boar, moose, red deer, brown bear, lynx, wolf.
- Small game: beaver, birds.
To hunt in Estonia you need a licence. Game hunting licenses in Estonia are issued by the managers of state hunting districts. In order for you to get one, you need invitation or hunting permit granted by a holder of hunting rights, a certificate of a passed shooting test, personal firearm licence and your own weapon.
Välismaalastele on jahipidamiseks Eestis vajalik koduriigi jahitunnistus, Euroopa Liidu relvapass ning Eestis välja antud välismaalase jahitunnistus. Nõuetekohased dokumendid aitavad jahituristidele vormistada korraldajad. Vajadusel saab ka relva laenata kohalikelt jahimeestelt.