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Afghan Urial Hunting

Afghan Urial Hunting Details

In recent years, the Afghan Urial has garnered attention as a prized trophy animal, with hunters venturing to regions where they are legally available for hunting. The Texas Hunt Lodge offers enthusiasts the opportunity to hunt Trophy Afghan Urials year-round, providing a unique and memorable experience for hunters of all skill levels.

The Afghan Urial Rams hunted at the Texas Hunt Lodge are carefully selected from a herd known for its exceptional quality. With a herd comprising approximately 50 Ewes and 4-5 Trophy Afghan Urial Rams, the lodge boasts some of the finest specimens in the world. In fact, the lodge proudly holds the World Record for an Afghan Urial, taken in February 2010, attesting to the exceptional caliber of trophies available.

Hunters can choose from a variety of hunting methods, including Spot and Stalk, Bow Hunting, Rifle Hunting, Black Powder, Safari Style Hunting, Handgun, and hunting from a Blind, catering to individual preferences and ensuring a personalized hunting experience.

With horns ranging from a minimum of 29 inches up to the impressive 32+ inch range, the Afghan Urials offered by the Texas Hunt Lodge are truly world-class specimens, destined to be cherished as prized trophies for years to come.


Afghan Urial Trophy Fee

Afghan Urial Trophy Fee: $ 5500 *

Trophy Fee is in addition to $395 per day which covers All-Inclusive Hunt Package.
Non-hunting guests may accompany the hunter for an additional $200 per day which covers lodging, meals and amenities as well.

The Afghan Urial (Ovis vignei cycloceros) is native to mountain areas in parts of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan. The Afghan Urial are found mostly on private ranches in Texas now.

The Afghan Urial’s overall color varies from reddish to yellowish-brown, with rump and under-belly white and face can be a bluish-gray.  The Afghan Urial Rams have a white bib and long black ruff on front of their neck.

The Afghan Urial horns are homonymous, triangular in cross section, and strongly wrinkled, curling outwards from the top of their skull then turning inwards ending behind the head.  Trophy Afghan Urial will have horn lengths in the 27 inch range and up.  The World Record Afghan Urial, taken in 1909, measured 41 1/2 inches.  Female Afghan Urial have small, straight horns.

In their native habitat, mating season begins in September, where Afghan Urial Rams will select 4-5 ewes, who will give birth to one or two lambs after 5 months of gestation.

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