are offered by hunting outfitters
in Canada? Hunting
outfitters in Canada offer most all species
that strive in northern climates. One of
the most popular big game species in Canada
is the "Caribou". Unique to northern climates,
this animal roams in nearly every province
of the country. Moose is common in Newfoundland,
British Columbia, Alberta, and Northern
Ontario. In fact Newfoundland, Canada has
the largest moose population in North America.
White tail deer of New Brunswick and Saskatchewan
are considered to be some of the largest
in the world. Black Bear is common in nearly
all provinces but Brown Bear (Grizzly) are
most common in British Columbia, Alberta,
Yukon and Northwest Territories.
What are the hunting
lodges like? Canadian hunting lodges
vary significantly from province to province,
outfitter to outfitter, and even hunting
area to hunting area. The most modern hunting
lodges are typically located for easy access.
In other words, the remoteness of the lodge
often indicates how modern it is. Generally
speaking, hunting lodges that offer fishing
in addition to hunting are more modern since
the operating season is longer. However,
there are hunting lodges in Canada that
operate only six weeks per year but offer
some of the finest of accommodations in
Hunting Is A Vital
Part Of Canadian/American Culture
Hunting is an important and traditional
recreational activity in which 20,000,000
Americans 16 years old and older participate.
Hunters have been and continue to be among
the foremost supporters of sound wildlife
management and conservation practices in
the United States and Canada. Hunters and
organizations related to hunting provide
direct assistance to wildlife managers and
enforcement officers at all levels of government.
Hunting is an essential component of effective
wildlife management, in that it tends to
reduce conflicts between people and wildlife
and provides incentives for the conservation
of wildlife habitats and ecosystems on which
wildlife depends. Through legislative programs
designed to channel funds back into the
conservation process, hunters have restored
populations of deer, moose, caribou, elk,
antelope, turkeys and ducks to record numbers.
over $30 billion to the economy each year,
supporting over 1,000,000 jobs in the United
States and Canada. (National Shooting Sports
Foundation) Hunting provides food for people.
For nearly a decade, hunters have provided
thousands of pounds of game meat through
donation programs such as Hunters Sharing
the Harvest and Hunters for the Hungry.
Hunting helps manage animal populations
resulting in less human/animal traffic accidents.