To put it simply this is an absolute wonderland for bears, there are not just many of them - they also grow big! On a five day hunt it is not unusual to see 50 - 60 bears and it is not unrealistic to expect to shoot a bear more than 7 ft tall. On top of it all sjins from Vancouver Island are of a very fine quality.
5 days from €8,650
It is no secret that Vancouver Island can offer the world’s best black bear hunting. This fact has been acknowledged for years, as the island’s hunting districts are absolutely teeming with bears. On springtime hunts, which are best during April - May you can expect to see between 5-10 bears on an average day hunting. The autumn hunts, which are best in September - October coincide with the annual salmon run in the islands rivers. At this time the bears are extremely active feeding to put on weight before their winter hibernation.
Vancouver Island has produced many record breaking bears over the years. Extremely nutritious food sources such as salmon help the bears to grow very large, it is not unusual to shoot a black bear of over 7 feet in height and weighing over 200 kg.
An unbelievably exciting hunting district, which is ranked as being the best on Vancouver Island. The north western part of the island consists of a hunting district consisting of circa 3,500 square kilometers of wilderness. Access here is difficult, so the hunt takes place from specially built boats, or with the help of gravel roads, which are also used by the bears as they search for food.
In this hunting district you will have a great chance to shoot the blear of your dreams. Here the black bears have the opportunity to live a long life and grow very large indeed, as hunting pressure has been very low for many years. While the hunt take the form of stalking, much time is spent scanning the area with binoculars to spot a good bear, while you move around the district in a specially build boat. In the spring, the fresh grass that grows in this area, is the bear’s favourite food source at this time of year.
On arrival at the city Campbell River on Vancouver Island you will spend the night in a hotel. On day 2 the hunters will be met by the outfitter and transferred to the hunting district, some hours drive away to the north west. The hunting camp is in a very remote location, so don’t expect that your mobile phone, wifi etc. will function here. The camp consists of timber cabins, in...Read more
Vancouver Island is the largest island on the west coast of North America. It has an area of easily 32,000km2, around 3/4 of the size of Denmark. Geographically the island is dominated by the mountain chain known as the Vancouver Island Ranges, which is an outlier of the mountains on the mainland called the Coast Ranges. The highest mountain on the island is the Golden Hinde which reaches a...Read more
The lease holder of the hunting district has had 20 years of experience of guiding on Vancouver Island, and the other guides on his team also have plenty of experience of bear hunting in this district. Together with your experienced guide you will hunt along the rivers, in the mountains and along the coastal beaches and coves. You will scour the landscape with binoculars looking for bears, as...Read more
Scientific Name: Ursus americanus Subspecies: None. Distribution: In thinly populated areas of North America and Mexico, with the exception of the arctic regions, the Central States and the East Coast of the USA. Habitat: In the east, mainly in forests and marshes, in the west mainly in mountainous regions. Description: The most common bear in America, weighing around 220 kg, and measuring up...Read more
Scientific Name: Canis lupus Subspecies: Circumpolar in the northern hemisphere. Worldwide there used to be 6 subspecies, three of which lived in North America, one, however, has become extinct, which leaves us two: 1. Eastern Timberwolf (Canis l. lycaon): Forests in the northern part of the USA and in central Canada. 2. Tundra Wolf (Canis l. tundarum): Tundra and Taiga regions of North America...Read more
The trophy fee for a second bear is USD 4.200 + license and royalty
Wolf: It is also possible to shoot wolves during the hunt.
A wolf license costs CAD 180 and tag CAD 50 + 12% tax per wolf.
The trophy fee is USD 3.700. (To be paid when the wolf is shot)
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