Price/info

GREY SEAL HUNT – SOUTHERN FINLAND

Price: 2490 €/per person

Duration: 5 days

Hunting season: Apr 16th – Dec 31th

Best season: All season

Hunting technique: Stalking and seeking by boat

Weapon: Rifle >222

Number of persons: 1-3 per boat

Target specie:

Grey seal (Halichoerus grypus)
Ringed seal (Pusa hispida botnica) may be encountered

 

Iitinerary:

1st Day: Arrival Helsinki International airport - transfer to hunting area – Dinner

2ndDay: Breakfast - Hunting - Dinner

3rd Day: Breakfast - Hunting – Dinner

4th Day: Breakfast - Hunting – Dinner

5th Day: Breakfast - Transfer to airport

 

Package includes:

Transports from and to Helsinki International airport

All accommodation

All meals, soft drinks and reasonably consumed beer & wine All transport in hunting areas

Services of outfitter, guides and divers

Cost of Finnish hunting license and seal hunting permit

Field preparation of trophies

Vat 24%

 

Not included:

Tanning, processing and shipping of trophies

Rifle and ammunition, 50 €/day. If rented from outfitter

 

Further processing cost:

50-100 kg (normal catch) 200 €

100-150 kg (normal catch) 400 €

150-200 kg (normal or random catch) 600 €

200-250 kg (random catch) 800 €

250-300 kg (random or rare catch) 1000 €

Further processing of skins is mostly removing fat, washing, salting, storage and or freezing down the desired parts. Without doing this the skins are not possible to get tanned. All taxidermy work such as skinning the face and fins are not included in further processing cost. Neither is shipping, final tanning, skull bleaching, shoulder or full mounts.

 

Other information:

Seal hunts run with weather restriction such as moderate, hard, strong winds or rough sea. You can expect to encounter 1-3 situations per day in good weather conditions.

 

Gear list:

Rifle (if not rented from outfitter)

Ammunition (if not bought from outfitter)

Light and insulated jacket

Light and insulated pants

Light and insulated hat

Light and insulated gloves

Rain gear

Waterproof boots or rubber boots with spikes (spikes are preferred offshore)

Socks and warm under wear

Casual clothing

Head lamp or flashlight

Binoculars

Personal items