Pink-footed Goose Hunting
The hunting season starts the 20th August and we hunt the Pink-footed goose until it moves south for the winter. The pink-footed geese stays on the Icelandic highlands and there is where we hunt it. We hunt the pink-footed geese mainly by ambushing then when they come in the waters at the evening. Also by ambushing them when flying by in the morning or shooting them with a rifle at long distance during the day.
Iceland hunting guide offers custom Pink-footed goose hunting tours from half day trip, taking one morning on a field or one evening near the waters, up to days of hunting combining everything that we can offer you. We arrange the licenses needed, guns and hunting gear.
Duration: From 8 hours up to several days of hunting, your choice.
Firearm: Provided by us, semiautomatic or two barrel shotgun, your choice. We mainly use a 12 gauge shotguns with 28 – 30 inch barrels. For rifle hunting we use 222 – 223 cal rifles
Ammunition: Provided by us, shotgun shells 2 ¾ – 3 inch long loaded with 36-50 grams of led. We let our customer choice their ammunition if they want to.
Other equipment: Provided by us, we use 5 – 10 decoys in the hunt depending on location of the hunt. When hunting with decoys we always have the goose caller in the pocket.
Clothing: Provided by us on a request, camouflage bibs or waders, camouflage hood and jacket, warm and suited for Icelandic whether conditions. The weather varies much over the season, from up to 15 °C down to zero temperatures so the customer should dress accordingly.