Hunting ground

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Map of the hunting grounds on the district of Hasel in Baden in 1904 - in addition to the current state of the hunting borders, a proposal to swap areas for the purpose of rounding up between the hunting district of the municipality and the local hunting district domains is drawn

A hunting ground , often referred to as a hunting ground or hunting ground , z. Sometimes also referred to as a hunting area , hunting district , hunting bow or stalking district, is an area in which hunting is allowed.


Map of the hunting grounds in the district of Wyhlen in Baden (directly on the Swiss border), 1920/21

Federal law

In the Federal Hunting Act , hunting grounds are referred to as hunting districts.

Hunting is practiced in hunting districts throughout Germany. A hunting district in Germany is either a private hunting district or a communal hunting district . The different ownership structures (private, municipal, or state property or other) do not play a role. A common hunting district can be divided into several hunting districts according to the required minimum area. In each hunting district which is under hunting the respective authorized hunter . Whether these hunting districts are then hunted by the owners of the hunting rights themselves or, as is customary in common hunting districts in most cases, are leased to hunting tenants, depends on the decision of the respective rights holder. However, there is an obligation to hunt with the exception of pacified areas .

State law


Map of the hunting grounds in the Cham district in Bavaria as of June 4, 2019

A state hunting ground in Bavaria is a private hunting ground of the Free State of Bavaria. In Bavaria, individual leased parts of a hunting ground are called hunting bows.


In Austria there is largely the hunting law.


In principle, there is a hunting framework law at federal level. In this, the cantons are obliged to implement it, so that there is both the area hunting system and the licensed hunting system in cantonal hunting law .

See also


Web links

Commons : Hunting grounds  - collection of images, videos and audio files
Wiktionary: Jagdrevier  - explanations of meanings, word origins, synonyms, translations

Individual evidence

  1. "Jagdrevier" is the most common term in common usage and is also used officially in the Bavarian Hunting Act, in the Swiss Federal Hunting Act and in the hunting laws of the cantons with a hunting system.
  2. Official designation in Austrian state hunting laws.
  3. Official designation in the German Federal Hunting Act and in most of the German state hunting laws.
  4. Designation used in particular for individual hunting grounds in a larger community hunting ground.
  5. Designation for hunting grounds that are part of larger hunting grounds.
  6. BJagdG §4
  7. BJagdG §7
  8. BJagdG §8
  9. Bavarian Hunting Law , Art. 9 State Hunting Grounds .
  10. according to § 8 paragraph 3 of the Federal Hunting Act or Art. 10 paragraph 3 of the Bavarian Hunting Act
  11. Ordinance of the District Office Dingolfing-Landau on the delimitation of the spatial areas of activity of the care communities, In: Official Journal for the District of Dingolfing-Landau, published by the District Office Dingolfing-Landau: Official Journal No. 03 of January 29, 2014
  12. Hunting Law (Austria)
  13. accessed January 13, 2018
  14. Hunting Law (Switzerland)