Guided Swan Hunts VA

Guided Swan Hunts VA

Guided Swan Hunting NC

Guided Swan Hunting NC

SWAN HUNTS GUIDED IN VIRGINIA  AND NORTH CAROLINA

Guided Swan hunts in  Virginia and North Carolina for a trophy Tundra Swan. This is a trophy waterfowl hunt of a lifetime.  A trophy swan hunt is the premier of all waterfowl hunting. Come on one of our guided Swan Hunts, for the largest of the migrating waterfowl of all with a wing span of up to 8 feet and body weight in excess of 20 lbs.  North Carolina and Virginia are the wintering grounds for thousands of these great trophies. Our hunts are in ag fields in areas with easy access. 

Federal permits issued by the states of Virginia and North Carolina must be applied for by September 30th to avoid missing out on this opportunity of a lifetime. To apply in Virginia or North Carolina for a swan hunt permit please click on the links below:

To Obtain a North Carolina Tundra Swan Hunting Permit

Tundra swan hunts in North Carolina follows strict guidelines. A special permit/tag is required tundra swan hunts, and currently a random draw of 5,000 permits is conducted each year in early October. Successful permit holders are allowed to harvest one swan and the tag must be immediately affixed to the harvested bird. Permit holders also are required to fill out and return a questionnaire each year stating their hunting effort and success. Applications for the draw are accepted between July 1 and September 30 each year. The non-refundable application fee is $10 and no permits will be issued to non-licensed hunters. Those persons wishing to apply for a permit can do so at 1 of approximately 1,200 Wildlife Service Agents (WSA) [formerly known as license agents] in the state. You may locate a Wildlife Service Agent here. Out-of-state hunters unable to get to a North Carolina WSA may write: Hunt Permit Applications, Division of Wildlife Management, 1722 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1722 and obtain an application form. You can see more information regarding swan permit applications as well as other special hunt opportunities by reviewing the annual North Carolina Inland Fishing, Hunting & Trapping Regulations Digest or visiting the section to Purchase a Hunting License  section. A Regulations Digest booklet is available for free at any Wildlife Service Agent.

 Season Dates 

  • November – January

Bag limit: 1 per permit.

~ You need a North Carolina Hunting license before you can Apply for a Swan Hunt permit or book a one of our swan hunts with us.

~ You are required to have your Permit signed when Hunting.

~ You can only apply from July to Sept. 30th. Your application must be in by Oct. 1st .

~ You can buy a 6 Day hunt License on-line for non-residence and Post date your arrival . Residence of course may use their regular hunting license when applying.  Click Here to purchase a license.

~ Apply in Groups of up to 5 people to increase your chances at a permit. If your group is larger than 5, just start another party hunt.

To Obtain a Virginia Tundra Swan Hunt Permit

Before any person may swan hunt for tundra swan in Virginia, he or she must first apply for and receive a tundra swan hunt permit. Permits are issued through a special drawing held in October. Deadline for applications is October 1, 2011. The Department will issue no more than 600 swan hunting permits. The drawing is open only to holders of a valid Virginia hunting license. Hunters may apply for a swan hunting permit by mail, online, or by telephone at 1-877-VAHUNTS.

Swan hunt permits are non-transferable and are valid for use only by the person to whom issued. Permits must be in the immediate possession of the permit holder while swan hunting. Immediately at the time and place of kill successful permittees must cancel their swan hunting permit by permanently recording the month and day of kill and by attaching the permit to the swan as instructed. The VDGIF is required to obtain hunter participation and harvest information to offer this tundra swan hunt season. Hunters are required to complete the accompanying tundra swan hunt questionnaire and return it to the address listed on the questionnaire at the end of your hunt. Those who fail to return a completed questionnaire by February 15, 2011 are ineligible for future drawings.

    Season Dates 

  • December – January

Bag limit: 1 per permit.

Tundra Swan Hunt Permit

Before any person may hunt tundra swans in Virginia, he or she must first apply for and receive a tundra swan hunt permit. Permits are issued through a special drawing held in October. Deadline for applications is October 1, 2011. The Department will issue no more than 600 swan hunting permits. The drawing is open only to holders of a valid Virginia hunting license. Hunters may apply for a swan permit by mail, online, or by telephone at 1-877-VAHUNTS.

Swan hunt permits are non-transferable and are valid for use only by the person to whom issued. Permits must be in the immediate possession of the permit holder while swan hunting. Immediately at the time and place of kill successful permittees must cancel their swan hunting permit by permanently recording the month and day of kill and by attaching the permit to the swan as instructed. The VDGIF is required to obtain hunter participation and harvest information to offer this tundra swan hunting season. Hunters are required to complete the accompanying tundra swan hunt questionnaire and return it to the address listed on the questionnaire at the end of your hunt. Those who fail to return a completed questionnaire by February 15, 2011 are ineligible for future drawings.

    We have days we decoy over 600 Swans. An average day of swan hunting will produce over a 100 swans in shot gun range of the decoys. An average time swan hunting last 3 hours, before the limit is achieved. We Swan hunt the best spots of the wintering grounds. This is Swan hunting at its best.. Creating memories that last a lifetime. This is a hunt you don’t want to miss.

  Note:  Federal Permits issued by the NC wildlife Commission are required to hu