33200 Moose Were Hunted in Norway

In total, a hunting quota of 43 400 animals was issued, which is a decrease of 1 300 animals from the previous hunting year. The hunting success rate was 77 per cent, according to SSB.

Hedmark became the largest “moose county” in terms of the number of licences and animals shot. A total of 7 700 hunting licences were issued and 6 200 animals were shot, resulting in a harvest percentage of 81. In the counties of Nord-Trøndelag and Nordland, 5 500 and 3 600 moose were shot respectively.

A total of 61 300 hunters participated in the moose hunt during this hunting season.

Figure 1. Number of moose felled 1913–2015

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