By Justin Jones
Subscriber John Searles (9284
) recently visited Antalya, Turkey for a boar hunt with Kaan Karakaya's Shikar Safaris
(Phone from the US: 011-90-242-226-31-15; email@example.com
). Searles says he has hunted quite a bit in Asia but that hunting for wild boars at night was a new experience for him. "I have hunted at night in Africa, using lights, but this was a different kind of night hunt, and I found it exemplary in this respect," he says.
"This hunt is conducted over baited sites, and is best timed to coincide with the full moon. The big boars are nocturnal, very smart, very wary, and have lots of places to hide in the dense cover during the day. The terrain is very hilly, although not high.....