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Hunting Areas in the TRNC

  • Hunting Season Commences on 5th September

  • Small hunting (ince av) - commences 5th September

  • Big hunting (büyük av) - commences 31st October

Hunters will be able to hunt for a total of 29 hunting days in the 2021-2022 hunting season, including the 2nd Small Hunt, the Big Game and the 1st Small Hunt season.

According to the information received from the TRNC Hunting Federation, the 2021-2022 Hunting Season, Hunting Days, Hunting Animals and Hunting Regions (Amendment) Regulation was approved at the Council of Ministers meeting and entered into force after being published in the Official Gazette.

Hunters have 4 hunting days on 5, 12, 19 and 26 September in the 2nd Small Hunting season.

During the Big Hunt season, the 10 hunting days are:

31st October

7, 14, 21, 28 November

5, 12, 19, 26 December 2021

2nd January 2022

In the 1st Small Hunting season, it will be possible to hunt for 15 hunting days:

9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30 January

2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27 February 2022 (29 days in total).

The Federation also shared the 2nd Small Hunting Map. The Big Hunt and 1st Small Hunting maps will be shared after the 2nd Small Hunt ends, before the hunting seasons begin.

Official TRNC Hunting Federation Page:

In addition to permanent game protection zones and no hunting zones, it is forbidden to hunt, kill, catch or chase any game or wild birds in the following areas (Approximate locations of water basins and protection areas (500 meters) of dams and ponds are shown on the map):


• 500 meters or closer to dams and ponds

 • Around 200 meters or closer to residential areas

• Around 300 meters or closer to picnic areas

• The TRNC Flag drawn on the rocks over the Tashkent village and 200 meters or closer to the adjacent meteorological station

• 200 meters or closer to the Tashkent Nature Park

• Within 200 meters or closer of the Central Prison buildings

• Around 200 meters or closer to Haspolat Treatment Plants

• Within 200 meters or closer of all shooting ranges

• 200 meters or closer to the new Ercan Airport runway construction

• Within 200 meters or closer of universities

• Around 200 meters or closer from the formalized corral areas

• 200 meters or closer to Muratağa, Atlılar and Sandallar martyrdoms and massacre pits

-  Within 300 meters or less of the place where Eleousa Monastery is located in the hunting area no 2

• Within 100 meters or closer to the area where the Animal Waste Storage Area is located in the hunting area no. 36

Small Hunting:
Big Hunting:
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