Dense population of bears, magnificent scenery, fresh air and rustic camp life. A black bear hunt in British Columbia is the adventure of a lifetime... Do it properly and choose an outfitter who respects this fact!
5 days from €5,395
On Newfoundland we can offer this attractive fly-in hunt for black bear. The flight out to your camp by helicopter or float plane is an adventure in itself, giving you the chance to see the impressive scenery and rich animal life of Newfoundland from above.
The black bear hunts take place at baited locations within the hunting district that are regularly visited by black bears of all sizes.
Hunters keep watch over the baits from a distance and when a suitable black bear shows itself you will begin stalking it, either on foot or by boat. The hunt usually starts during the afternoon and continues until darkness falls, when the bears will be at their most active around the baits. However it is possible to see bears during other times of the day, and some times very close to camp!
This hunting tour stretches over 7 days, and includes 6 days hunting, from Monday to Saturday (Hunting is not allowed on Sundays here on Newfoundland). If possible it is best if hunters arrive on a Sunday, when they will be met at the airport by our outfitter, who will then bring them to a nearby hotel. The following morning you will continue on to the hunting camp where you will be based by helicopter or float plane. After breakfast/lunch.
It is quite normal to see bears every day during the hunt (depending on the weather) and a number of different baited locations are used in the area. Some of these locations are very remote and you never know what might turn up at the baits here at any time!
All hunting is carried out with 2:1 guiding, which is to say there will be one guide with 2 hunters. If you prefer to hunt with your own individual guide it is possible to arrange 1:1 guiding on payment of a supplement. The outfitters fine reputation and the game-rich hunting districts they offer has attracted some of the best hunting guides and staff to work with them - some with over 30 years of experience.
After flying to the town of Deer Lake on Newfoundland, via Toronto, our outfitter advises all hunters to stay in a hotel in Deer Lake both before and after the hunt. This not only enables you to rest after the long flight, but it helps ensure you will be back in Deer Lake in good time for your flight home.
Day 0: Arrival at Deer Lake and overnight in a hotel near the airport.
Day 1: Pick-up from the hotel and transfer to the hunting camp by helicopter or float plane - settle into the camp, breakfast/lunch
Days 2-7: Hunting.
Day 8: Depart from the hunting camp in the morning and fly by helicopter/float plane back t Deer Lake. Here trophies, skins will be taken to a taxidermist so they can be treated before being sent home. Overnight accommodation in a hotel before beginning your journey home the next day.
Day 9: Departure for home
It is possible to choose a springtime hunt in June, when the bars have left their dens after hibernating, and are replenishing their fat deposits while preparing for the breeding season, or it is possible to choose to hunt them in the autumn, in the combination with a moose hunt, during September/October when the black bears are well fed and making there last preparations for their winter hibernation.
Hunters must arrange flights to Deer Lake on Newfoundland, where they will spend their first night here in a hotel. On the following day you will be taken to the hunting district, flying by helicopter of float plane to your actual hunting camp. The camps in the hunting district are only accessible by helicopter or float plane, and are ideally situated in first class hunting districts for...Read more
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IB Outfitters is owned and managed by outfitter Mark Pike, who has worked in the hunting business for most of his life. Mark has plenty of experience of hunting on Newfoundland as he is a native of Deer Lake, the town where visiting hunters fly to when coming to the western part of Newfoundland. During the autumn, hunting here mostly revolves around “Eastern Canadian Moose”, while in...Read more
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It is possible to shoot an extra bear, in total 2 bears per hunter. Extra black bears cost US$550 in trophy fees per blackbear/hunter plus the cost of an extra license and royalties.
The price show for this tour is for guidance only as fluctuations in the exchange rate may need to be taken into account. The actual price of the tour will be agreed later.