European Hare

Hunting season: October 1 – December 31

Hare is an attractive game species. It is hunted for its delicious meat, and shooting can be a real challenge.

Scientific Name: Lepus europaeus

Habitat: Found in many types of habitats, especially farmland and mixed terrain.

Description: A large member of the rabbit family, with a body length of between 60 -75 cm and a weight of 3 – 5 kg. Long ears up to 11cm in length. Its fur is grizzled yellow-brown in colour, more rufous on its shoulders, neck, legs and throat. Underside white. Black tail and ear tips.

Hunting method: Rough shooting, walking up.

Hunting available in: All areas of distribution in Bulgaria.