About Hunting in Germany

Welcome to Hunting in Germany!

I have a German Hunting License

In order to get a German Hunting license you must attend a lengthy course, take a written exam, oral exam, and shooting test with both a shotgun and a rifle. After taking the 3-month course, I passed all the exams and earned my German Hunting License.

 

Help People Understand Hunting in Germany

When I first came to work and live in Germany I had no idea that I could even get a German hunting license. The German hunting courses are very long, expensive and all in German.

Because I was working as a US contractor I qualified to take a German hunting course that was 3 months long, not too expensive and in English.

The biggest thing about hunters in Germany is that you must understand we are conservationists who love to hunt!

With that comes many responsibilities for the animals we hunt and the land we hunt on.

 

Make it easier for People to Hunt in Germany

I will put resources on this website to help you find the information you need to hunt in Germany.

I will also put up posts on my experience from taking the hunting course and hunting in Germany

If you ever need a hand or have any questions, feel free to leave them below and I will be more than happy to help you out.

All the best,

Les Waller

P.S.

Here is my sister site: www.smartguncleaning.com

4 Comments on About Hunting in Germany

  1. Hello Les,

    Can you please tell me where I can purchase one of those running rabbit target systems? I’m from Australia.
    With thanks in advance,

    Chris.

    1. I’m afraid since those systems are heavy and bulky you would probably have to purchase something from within Australia. I also replied via separate correspondence.

  2. Hi is there anywhere you can get a copy of the german hunting course in English ?

    1. Hello there! On the MWR site under “Hunting Instructional Material” you’ll find what is covered in the course. Mind you, this is for the course that is given by Wiesbaden MWR not any course that is given on the economy. The course the German’s go through is 6 months versus our 3 month course. Here is the link to the MWR site: https://wiesbaden.armymwr.com/programs/hunting-fishing-sport-shooting

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