About hunting in Alberta
The province of Alberta, in western Canada, is one of North America’s premier hunting regions. Covering 250,000 square miles, its geography is diverse, with open prairies in the south, aspen parklands in the central regions, boreal forestland in the far north, and the magnificent peaks of the Canadian Rockies along its western border. Alberta has at least ten huntable big-game species: pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, black bears, cougars, Rocky Mountain elk, Canada moose, mule deer, white-tailed deer, bison, and wolves. Alberta’s prairie regions also boast outstanding waterfowl and upland bird hunting. Alberta’s outfitters are issued big-game allocations on an annual basis, so there is no need for hunters to apply for or draw tags, and this makes it easy to book a hunt in the province. Alberta’s hunting industry traces its roots to 1881, when Tom Wilson joined a survey of what is now the Stoney Indian Reserve near Banff. After learning the lay of the land and how to pack a horse, he became the first known hunting outfitter in Alberta. During the 1920s and 1930s, outfitted hunting evolved into big business, and famous names, including American outdoor writer Jack O’Connor, hunted in both Alberta and British Columbia. Alberta is known for outstanding record-book trophies, especially when it comes to bighorn sheep. The world-record bighorn was taken by Guinn Crousen in 2000, and the ram it eclipsed, now number two, was also from Alberta. In fact, five of the top ten rams listed in the Boone and Crockett records came from Alberta. So did the number-one non-typical mule deer, the Broder Buck. Hunters can bring their own rifles and shotguns for a hunt in Alberta; a simple one-page form must be filled out to obtain a temporary Canadian Firearms permit. This form (CAFC 909) can be downloaded from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Canadian Firearms Program, www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/cfp-pcaf. Follow the links for visitors/non-residents and then download the “Non-Resident Firearms Declaration” (CAFC 909). Hunters may bring up to 200 rounds of ammunition into Alberta, and it’s easy to purchase ammo for most common calibers and gauges at sporting-goods stores in most areas. The Alberta Professional Outfitter’s Society (APOS) is a good source of information about hunting in Alberta. See apos.ab.ca.
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REMOTE "FLY~IN" TROPHY BLACK BEAR & WOLF Canada
GIANT Northern Pre-Rut/Rut Black Bear & Optional Combination Timber Wolf, in an ALL NEW CAMP and recently explored and developed, virtually UN-HUNTED, low pressure/impact program on, “THE DELTA”, the utmost REMOTE STRETCH of the WORLD FAMOUS Athabasca River Drainage. Hunt Top~End Genetics in a Quality Game Management System, where 5 yr. old Boars can already square 7+ foot, are 300+ lb. & skulls over 19”. ~ Untouched population with great cub production ~ GIANT color bear in moderate percentage, and possibility to harvest 400+ lb (spring weight) 7 1⁄2 foot + Bear, with skulls exceeding 20 ~ 21 Inches, living up to and EXCEEDING 20 yrs. old. This is a REMOTE ~ UNHUNTED PROGRAM that EPITOMIZES ADVENTURE. ~ Group Rate 2 Or More Hunters ~ $4400. USD. Per. Book Early ~ Space Is Ltd. ~ “2nd” Trophy Black Bear ~ $1500. USD. Trophy Fee. ~ Trophy Northern Timber Wolf ~ $1000. USD. Trophy Fee, Per. (unlimited). ~ Trophy Northern Coyote ~ $500. USD. Trophy Fee, Per. (unlimited). ~ Observer/Non Hunter ~ $250. USD. Per ~ Day Rate.
Trip duration: 7 days
Trip available on: 19 February 2019 1 January 2020
Wolf Hunt Canada
Wolves are an ever increasing problem in Northern Alberta, and we have expanded our already highly recognized and successful Predator hunts, to include wolf hunts. Our wolf hunts generally run in February and March, when the days are getting longer and the packs are running and breeding and preparing for denning.
Trip duration: 1 - 6 days
Trip available on: 1 October 2018 31 March 2019
Spring Bear Hunt 2019 Canada
Experience the excitement and exhilaration of a real Canadian bear hunt. With us you'll trek into the Alberta wilderness for a six-day camping and hunting adventure. While there, you will enjoy all the savage beauty of a Canadian forest filled with moose, deer, grizzly and black bears, and even wolves. If you've always wanted to experience hunting bears in the wilderness, our hunters will be happy to be your guides. You'll experience our North-Central Alberta, Canada, hunting zone, where there is little local pressure on the bears since it is a non-baiting zone. It is also a two-bear area, and even better, choosing this region for a black bear hunt gives you a chance of finding a color phase bear, since some of the rare colorings can only be found farther north. We Also include a wolf license in the price of your hunt. Our hunts are six days long, from Monday to Saturday. The dates are as follows: May 20th to May 25th 2019 (sold out) and May 27th to June 1st 2019 (sold out). We also provide a hotel room in Barrhead the Sunday night before the hunt and the Saturday night after the hunt.
Trip duration: 6 days
Trip available on: 20 May 2019 1 June 2019
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