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#6895616 - 09/22/17 01:42 PM 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt
deewayne2003 Offline


Registered: 03/19/09
Posts: 4318

Well after months of waiting and gear selection I'm a little less than 2 weeks from what is going to be my first bucket list hunt.... Ontario fly in Moose hunt; and I thought I'd share like Nogalus Prairie did with his Yukon sheep hunt.

My self and 2 buddies are flying from DFW to Winnipeg then drive 3 hours north to the air base for our outfitter in Vermilion Bay and float plane to the lake we will be hunting.


Location - Solitary Lake Ontario



Gear - Many thanks to Nogalus Prairie for his suggestion on rain gear. I learned my lesson with cheap rain gear while fishing Confusion lake with the same outfitter last summer and after searching in vein for REAL rain gear in the Austin during the middle of summer I decided to buy a lot of my gear when I was in Seattle for July 4th..... Helly Hansen Impertech coat and camo pants, no bibs were available so added a set of Carhart suspenders to the pants.


Rifle Case(air travel) - After posting for opinions on the forum and weighing my options I went with the Pelican 1750 and couldn't be happier, this thing is built like a CAT dozer.


Rifle - Ruger M77MKII Stainless .300win, Rifle basix trigger, Hogue Stock- Custom work by Kampfeld Customs recessed crown, spiral fluted barrel and black cerakote.
Scope is Leupold Vari-XIII 4.5-14x40
[img]https://i.imgur.com/Fmv94Nz.jpg?1[/img]


Ammo - 200gr Nosler Partition, Remington brass, 72gr RL22 Powder & Winchester Magnum Primer



Cutlery - Hopefully we'll need: Cold Steel SRK in Carbon 5, Cold Steel large fillet knife, Cold Steel master hunter, Jewel Diamond stick and Gerber camp saw with extra bone blades.

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#6895626 - 09/22/17 01:49 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
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Registered: 04/27/05
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Loc: The Outer Limits
Looks like you are good to go, good luck up
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#6895628 - 09/22/17 01:52 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
TEXASLEFTY Offline
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Registered: 10/26/07
Posts: 10383
Loc: The Island Cres
Excited for you good luck!!!
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#6895647 - 09/22/17 02:10 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
HuskerB Offline
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Registered: 01/23/10
Posts: 312
Loc: McKinney, TX
Looking forward to hearing about the trip / hunt. Good luck!

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#6895720 - 09/22/17 03:09 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
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#6895723 - 09/22/17 03:12 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
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Registered: 07/17/15
Posts: 10902
Loc: Lake Texoma, TX
Good luck cheers
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#6895750 - 09/22/17 03:40 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
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Registered: 01/12/12
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Loc: Katy, TX
Good luck! Can't wait for the pictures of your Moose!
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Also, I wonder why you guys are arguing if you have not tried it both ways.

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I got 3 inches.

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you haven't seen anything, until two gays go at it.

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#6895781 - 09/22/17 04:07 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: 2Beez]
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: 2Beez
Good luck cheers

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#6895791 - 09/22/17 04:23 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
Posts: 8264
Loc: bastrop county
best of luck elmer
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#6895813 - 09/22/17 05:05 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
Nogalus Prairie Offline
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Registered: 11/22/10
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Loc: Corsicana
Looking forward to this. Good hunting!!
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#6895815 - 09/22/17 05:11 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: TXHOGSLAYER]
deewayne2003 Offline


Registered: 03/19/09
Posts: 4318
Originally Posted By: TXHOGSLAYER
Good luck! Can't wait for the pictures of your Moose!


God I hope somebody in our group is that lucky...... Moose meat is my favorite!

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#6895855 - 09/22/17 05:41 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
booger Offline
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Registered: 11/01/06
Posts: 2708
Loc: central Texas
How will you get the meat home if you're successful?
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Big ones line-up, little ones bunch-up

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#6896084 - 09/22/17 09:47 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
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Registered: 07/17/06
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
Good luck and safe travels. up
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#6896252 - 09/23/17 08:15 AM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
EddieWalker Offline
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Registered: 08/06/14
Posts: 1598
Loc: Tyler, TX
Looking forward to your updates and pictures. Good luck!!!!

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#6896404 - 09/23/17 12:01 PM Re: 2017 Ontario Moose Hunt [Re: deewayne2003]
CenTex Offline
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Registered: 01/12/10
Posts: 693
Loc: Waco
What outfitter/guide are you using? Thanks for sharing.

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