WD304

SASKATCHEWAN TROPHY WHITETAILS $4800 6 DAYS HEATED BLINDS BUCKS AVERAGING OVER 150 INCHES

In 2016 at press time 3 weeks had been completed with 20 hunters killing 18 bucks averaging over 150 inches, with 3 monsters taken grossing 182, 175 and 172 inches. Both unsuccessful hunters were repeats that passed on bucks looking for something special.

2015 fall whitetail hunts produced 43 bucks for 43 hunters, with the top 4 bucks grossing in the 180’s and 170’s. Overall average was amazingly in the 150’s gross score. The outfitter purchased this operation in 2015 near Meadow Lake, known for one of the top areas of Saskatchewan. His area consists of actually 4 outfitter areas combined totaling over 680 square miles! He has 123 deer tags allocated to him for this large area, but only wants to take around half that amount of hunters to maintain trophy quality.

This operation has superb lodge accommodations and they normally use heated double bull blinds, berglass elevated box blinds and some treestands on bait sites. Bait stands are accessed by truck and or quads often off old logging roads.

6 day hunts are $4,800 plus deer license $350 and about $150 in tax. Hunters y into Saskatoon and rent a car for the 3 1/2 hour drive or Edmonton for about 5 1/2 hours. Rifle hunts typically run from early November up to and including the first week of December. They also offer archery or early season muzzleloader hunts. Book this hunt early to get premier dates. HCU’s Scott Steinkruger has hunted this area. Hunt WD304.