Golden Jackal

Hunting season: all year

The jackal is a predator, so its quantity needs to be regulated. It can be shot during driven hunts or ambushed. Calling and baiting also give good results.

Scientific Name: Canis aureus

Habitat: Open steppe, undulating semi arid country with cover, also marshes and mountain forests.

Description: Fox-sized jackal weighing around 15 kg and measuring up to 50 cm over the shoulder, reaching a total body length of 1,05 m, without tail (max 27 cm.). General colour rufous yellow coat with greyish tinge.

Hunting method: Often taken as secondary trophy during driven wild boar hunting. Lying in wait, calling, baiting.

Hunting available in: All areas of distribution in Bulgaria.