About hunting in North America
North America has some of the greatest hunting and some of the finest game animals found anywhere in the world. Hunting opportunities in North America are tremendous and vary greatly from whitetail hunting in Eastern hardwood forests to elk hunting in high alpine meadows of the Rocky Mountains to mule deer in the deserts of Sonora to muskox in the Canadian Arctic. The success of North America’s wildlife management is attributed to the “North American Model of Wildlife Conservation,” which relies on money generated by hunters, through licenses and a surcharge on the purchase of hunting gear, for the funding required to conserve and maintain game animals. Under this model, game animals in North America have made a tremendous comeback over the past century and thrive throughout the continent in record numbers today. Because hunting in North America is managed at the state and provincial level, hunting methods, traditions, ethics, and laws are different from one region to another. For example, black bears may be legally hunted over bait in some states and provinces, are hunted with dogs in others, and can be legally taken only by spot-and-stalk in others. It’s crucial to study the laws and regulations of the state or province you are hunting in. Wildlife agencies in each state and province generally have excellent, detailed websites where the information may be found.
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Opening week Archery Season -Missouri United States
Deer hunting in Missouri can be challenging and exciting. All hunts are 5 day hunts, with the hunters showing up the evening before the first day of the hunt, and leaving mid morning, the day after their last evening hunt. Prices include all 3 daily meals. (plus snacks here and there), and lodging. For all firearm permits a hunter education card must be shown in order to purchase your license (hunters born before January 1st, 1967 do not need a hunter education card). For more information please visit: http://huntfish.mdc.mo.gov/permits
Trip duration: 5 days
Trip available on: 15 September 2018 19 September 2018
10 Day Bow Whitetail Hunt Canada
If you want a real challenge and the opportunity to harvest record Whitetail deer, Alberta is the place to hunt. Alberta has one of the highest percentage of trophy class bucks. Spend a week Whitetail hunting in Alberta and chances are you'll have the opportunity to put your sights on the largest Whitetail you've ever seen. Whitetail deer hunting in Alberta is a real challenge! Generally it takes a Hunter to be patient. Whitetails have adapted to the varied terrain in Alberta. In the Parkland zone whitetails live in the Aspen forest where they can find many places to go unnoticed. In the Boreal forest and Foothills zones deer have the safety of spruce and aspen forests. Trophy whitetails are found regularly in all of these zones. Alberta Whitetail deer have the largest bodies and largest antlers of the many species of whitetails across North America. A mature buck can weigh in excess of 300 pounds and bigger with antlers sizes ranging in the 140-180+ range. In 2012 I took 8 bowhunters and we were 100% successful on 135+ bucks. The biggest one being 186. The rifle hunters were also very successful. I took 7 hunters and 6 bucks that hit the ground were 140+ and the biggest one being 178.
Trip duration: 10 days
Trip available on: 1 September 2018 31 October 2018
7 Day Fall Black Bear Hunt Canada
Once you've been black bear hunting in Alberta you won't want to hunt anywhere else. The color phases range from black to dark chocolate brown to blonde. The average male black bear will weigh anywhere from 200 to 450 pounds with many being 6' plus from nose to tail. Many bears harvested in Alberta have made the Boone & Crockett and Pope &Young record books. If this isn't enough to convince you, then the two bear limited in most areas should! Where else can you have the opportunity to harvest two black bears in one hunt! Spring and fall black bear hunting provides the Hunter with the variety of opportunities. Baiting black Bears is allowed in most areas as is spot and stalk and either method will be productive. Hunting black bear over bait will give the hunter the opportunity to get close enough to see the quality of the bear, this is perfect for the archery and muzzleloader hunter. Spot and stalk hunting can be very productive as well. It's almost certain you will get shot at a trophy black bear no matter what method you use. In 2013 I took 11 hunters and we harvested 18 great bears. 3 bears will make Boone & Crockett and all bow hunters bears should make Pope & Young.
Trip duration: 7 days
Trip available on: 1 September 2018 30 November 2018
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