Sika Deer on the Eastern Shore – Fish & Hunt

Sika Deer on the Eastern Shore

If you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime hunt, look no further than Maryland. The southern tip of Maryland’s Eastern Shore is the only other place in the world – aside from their native Eastern Asia – where the exotic sika deer can be hunted in the wild, offering one of the most unique hunting experience available in the U.S.

Called “marsh ghosts” to locals because of their habitat and stealthy movement, sika deer offer a challenging, exciting hunt for every skill level.

Plan Your Next Experience

Hunting sika deer is a true “Only in Maryland” experience that every serious sportsmen and sportswomen needs to add to their bucket list. The best way to bag one of these deer is to find a guide with the insight, and land, needed for a successful hunt. Guides like Muddy Marsh Outfitters (featured in this video) offer your best chance for bagging your first sika deer. Before coming to Maryland, contact a guide to help you plan your trip and answer any questions you might have. Also, we suggest visiting Maryland DNR’s website for current and accurate information on all hunting logistics and regulations. You also want to make sure to have all your necessarily licenses, which you can do online or from from the DNR app.

Video Partners
– Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa And Marina
– Muddy Marsh Outfitters
– Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park

Starting planning now.  Or, if you need a little more inspiration, check out our latest articles written by fellow sportsmen and local partners.

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