Black Bear


This outfitter has become one of the top Canada bear outfitters, with plenty of well-run bait stations and lots of cameras he knows where to put you and what to expect. He has well over 1,000 square miles of hunting concession plus nice lodge accommodations with good home cooked meals adding up to a super high success memorable experience.

2023 spring land-based hunt had 43 hunters tag 41 bruins, with the 2 unsuccessful hunters both wounding bears and did not go back out. Biggest was 565 pounds, 440, 380 and quite a few 275 to 335.

He also had 9 fly-in hunters tag 7 bears, 2 hunters had no opportunity.

2023 fall season finished with 29 hunters killing 27 bears, one hunter wounded two and another hunter saw 13 and passed on about a 280 pounder. Best bear went an incredible 740 pounds along with a 525, 404 and several high 300’s.

2022 spring had quite a few hunters wanting to come as the pandemic caused the border closure the previous two springs. His land-based hunt killed 35 bears for 40 hunters, had some misses and everyone had opportunities. Best bears went an incredible 590 pounds, 418, 408 and quite a few 300 pounders plus.

He also did 3 fly-in hunts with 3 hunters per hunt. They finished 8 for 9 and the unsuccessful hunter missed. Several big bears were taken on this hunt.

2022 fall season finished with all 18 hunters tagging bears, including a 435 pounder, 408, 405, 373, 355, 330 and the rest were all pretty good bears.

Spring hunts are mid-May into June and fall dates are early September. 5 day lodge hunts are $4,000 plus $200 GST tax, $130 PST tax, $335 for bear license and $40 fishing license. Hunters fly into Winnipeg and rent a car.

Most bear outfitters have plenty of openings, but due to repeat bookings his next openings are 2025. HCU’s Bob Wodzisz has been in these camps. Hunt BL372. BL372 Hunt Photos.

This same outfitter also offers ALBERTA SPRING BEAR HUNTS, where you can take 2 BEARS FOR ONLY $4,500. This hunt is an adventure with a nice tent camp.

2023 spring first hunt 4 hunters tagged 5 bears and wounded one. Second hunt 4 hunters killed 3 and wounded one.

2022 spring he ran 3 hunts totaling 9 hunters and 13 bruins were tagged, including some big bears, with every hunter having an opportunity to take a second bear.

6 day hunt is $4,500 plus $210 tax and $342 for the bear license. 2024 has some openings. Hunt BLAB372.


Here is a bargain priced Saskatchewan bear hunt with an awesome outfitter that takes a small number of hunters each year with a high amount of bear sightings and includes fishing.

2023 spring his 15 hunters tagged 13 bears, including 2 record book Boone and Crockett bears. All the bears were good sized, no small ones taken.

2022 spring he hosted 15 bear hunters and they tagged 13 or 14, with everyone seeing bears and one or two passed. Two Boone and Crockett bears were taken, along with several Pope and Young book heads.

6 day hunts are priced at $3,900 plus license/tax and includes nice cabin accommodations and meals. The cabin is situated right on Tobin Lake, known for large walleyes. The Saskatchewan River is also accessible from the lodge, and it holds some fantastic walleye fishing. He provides boats, motor, and gas. Most bear hunters only fish about 2 to 3 hours per day and normally catch enough walleyes to keep busy.

Spring hunts start mid-May and finish mid-June. Saskatoon airport pickup is available for $400 per vehicle round trip or rent a car for the 3 1/2 hour drive. Hunt BL577. BL577 Hunt Photos.


This wilderness hunt takes place about 300 miles north of Prince George on Usilika Lake. Beautiful scenery combined with some fishing just out the cabin door makes for a very memorable hunt. British Columbia does not allow baiting, so the main method of hunting is driving logging roads and glassing clear-cuts or watching feeding areas. Plenty of bears are seen and success continues near or at 100 percent.

2023 spring he had 29 hunters and 27 were successful including 8 that decided to take a second bear. The average bear squared an incredible 7 foot!

2022 spring had around 25 hunters tag 30 or so bears, not everyone wanted a second bear. Size was incredible with the average bear squaring near 7 foot. Best bear went 7’8”.

5 hunting days is $6,000 guided 2×1 or $7,000 for 1×1 and a second bear can be taken for an additional $2,000. Hunts start second week of May and continue to mid-June catching some rut activity. This hunt is normally done out of his Usilika Lake lodge where you can fish in the mornings and hunt from 4 to 10 pm in the evenings. Additional costs are license, tag and 5% GST tax.

Hunters fly into Prince George overnight and get picked up the following day, no charter flights. Hunt BL4.


Here is a relaxing hunt/fish type of deal with great meals, cruise shoreline looking for bears, stop by the hot springs for a mid-day drink or take a day to fish for salmon or halibut. They normally boat the inland ocean Douglas Channel with a couple skiffs in tow glassing for bears.

Spring 2023 they had 9 hunters, and everyone killed a bear and a couple hunters killed two.

6 hunting days is $10,900 for 2 bears and is all inclusive, license, tax, etc. They start May 1 and run to June 10 and most bears taken squared between 5 1/2 and 6 1/2 feet. The larger bears were taken on the later hunts.

They normally take 3 hunters per trip, and this is especially fun for a group of friends. Hunters are met in Terrace. Hunt BL474.


This outfitter has one of the largest bear hunting areas in Manitoba consisting of over 3000 square miles. Bear sizes are good with an overall average of 250 plus pounds squaring around that magical 6 foot mark.

2023 spring finished with 40 hunters tagging 36, 2 crippled and 2 repeat hunters passed looking for trophy class.

2023 fall had 15 hunters killing 12 bears and crippling one. A couple repeat hunters passed looking for color phase.

2022 spring season he had 49 hunters and all but two shot at bears and four were hit and not recovered. Best bear weighed in at 503 pounds.

2022 fall he hosted 21 hunters, and all were successful except two old repeat hunters holding out for exceptionally large bears. Several taken topped 400 pounds.

Camp is located on the Winnipeg River with fishing for pike, walleye and smallmouth bass. He normally takes up to 12 hunters per week. Spring fishing is typically best, and non-hunting fishermen can tag along for only $1,050. You will be transported to and from your remote bait site by ATV. Average shots are about 20 yards for either gun or bow. We like the spring hunts from mid-May to June and the fall hunts from late August to September 10. Opportunity has been close to 100 percent spring or fall and color phase runs about 10 percent for chocolate or cinnamon.

He offers a 6 day full service guided hunt for $4,650 that includes lodging, meals, fishing with boats and motors, skinning and preparation of your bear and airport pickup at Winnipeg. Not included is the $335 bear license and 5 percent GST tax. Hunt BL522.