Moose (Alces alces) is the largest member of the deer family. Mature males sometimes weigh up to 1500 lbs. Moose were introduced to the province of Newfoundland in 1906, and because of the excellent forage have increased their numbers to 120,000.
Many areas of the province boast the highest moose densities in the world. A large bull moose, standing higher than a large saddle horse and sporting a massive antler display can be an imposing and challenging quarry.
The mating period for moose, considered by many hunters the most successful time for hunting, runs from late September to early November. Notwithstanding the rut period, some of the very best times for hunting moose is after the rut, during the latter part of November.
Newfoundland moose are classified as "Eastern Canadian" by "Boone and Crockett", "Pope and Young", and "Safari Club International". Though generally smaller in body and antler size than their Alaskan cousins, Newfoundland moose are no less challenging to hunt.
Hunting season begins in early September with a two week "archery only" component, followed by a general season with archery, rifle and muzzleloader until the end of November.
MOOSE HUNTING SUCCESS RATES IS 90% (21 YEAR AVERAGE).
Hunting moose is both a challenging and tremendously rewarding experience. Moose rely heavily on their sense of hearing and smell but less on their sense of sight.
The hunting style is Spot and Stalk mixed with a hearty component of "bugling and rattling" especially during the rut period.
Each day begins with an early rise, a hot shower and a hearty breakfast. You will leave camp just as the dawn begins to show. Access to prime hunting areas is readily available whether you travel on foot, by boat, or by eight wheeled ATV. You will "still hunt" the known feeding areas during early morning and late evening. During mid-day you will hunt the areas between bedding and feeding. Extensive glassing and careful movement is very important as moose blend very well with the color of their surroundings, and they tend to favor areas with abundant cover. This often makes them difficult to see.
Your guide will provide everything needed to support you during your days afield. It is important to communicate with your guide as this will insure that every element of your hunt is tailored to your specific needs.
Please note that we can arrange on your behalf an assortment of hunting support services including taxidermy, game butchering, cold storage, packaging, and shipping
We have dates available from the End of Sept through November. Please let us know which dates you prefer and we can go from there. Typically you fly in on a Sunday and out the following Sunday.Cost:
$4925.00 US Plus 6.5% Tax
$420 US for Tag
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
Air and ground transportation between Hunting Lodges and Town of Gander or St. John’s for hunter and game; meals prepared fresh daily by full time cook ; accommodations at wilderness lodge; guide services, includes capeing and “on site” trophy care; use of boats, motors, and ATV's. Hunting license fees, and Taxes are extra. The arrangements for licenses and tags are handled by us. No license draw system involved. Your hunting licenses and tags will be presented to you at the hunting lodge. Licence fees are subject to change by government.
All hunts are conducted on a one guide per hunter basis. Hunters have the option of hunting as a party ie two hunters per license or on separate licenses. However, only one guide will be assigned to the party as both members of the party are required by law to remain within sight of each other at all times. All multi-species hunts also are conducted on a one guide per hunter basis. Maximum of 4 hunters at each location.
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