Ahead of their epic road trip, Ian Harford and Steve Wild share their essential equipment for wild boar hunting in Hungary.
Welcome to Wild Boar Road Trip – Hungary on Team Wild TV.
Episode 2 in the Wild Boar Hunting Road Trip to Hungary, Ian and Steve journeyed to Wales and put their shooting skills to the test. They join Andrew Venables of WMS Firearms Training. On this episode, Ian and Steve take you through all the gear they will be taking across Europe to Hungary.
Most of the equipment that Ian and Steve will be taking has been tried and test on the wilderness of Alaska. The key element for their new hunting adventure is keeping dry, comfortable and warm. They will be facing some challenging weather conditions in Hungary, including cold temperatures of -9 degrees. Therefore, making sure their clothing is appropriate for the environment is critical.
Their Deerhunter clothing performed so well in the Alaskan wilderness that they’ve opted for Deerhunter again. The Deerhunter Muflon collection in Realtree Max-5 combines Thinsulate insulation and Deer-Tex® membrane, the Deerhunter Muflon range is impeccably designed, boasting several qualities to the set which includes 100% resilience against lashings of rain and 100% windproof.
The Deerhunter Muflon outfit is an established part of the Deerhunter collection aimed at hunters that require the very best from their clothing and equipment. This extensive and versatile range includes a Muflon bib trousers, trousers with braces, jacket, a short jacket, specifically designed winter gloves with reinforcements and several variations of hats are suited to stalking and shooting throughout the hunting year.
After going over the clothing, Ian and Steve introduce the shooting equipment required for such a trip. Steve will be using the Blaser R8 Professional Success in 300 Win Mag with a Hawke Frontier 1-6 x 24. Ian will be taking his Sauer 404 in 338 Win Mag topped with the Hawke Endurance 1-4 x 24. Along with these two rifles, they will also be taking the Howa 1500 in 308 with a GRS Berserk stock and Hawke Reflex Red-dot Sight.
Ending their essential equipment musts for wild boar hunting in Hungary, Ian and Steve go over all the extra items they will be taking, including; ammunition, shooting sticks, binoculars, rifle clean kits and more. Every item has been carefully considered and has a role to play throughout their epic hunting trip.
With all the equipment packed up and ready to go, it’s time to hit the road for what will be an epic trip that covers 1000’s of miles across Europe. The first stop will be a visit to Jachthuis Vandromme Gun shop in Belgium to get an idea to what other Europe hunters use when going on a wild boar hunting adventure.