Diverse species, prime habitats and remote populations, essential qualities that have all shaped Manitoba’s reputable status as a premier big game destination. Central Canadian barren ground caribou, Canadian moose, elk, whitetail deer, black bear, wolf and coyote inhabit the limits of our various terrains and present an array of sought-after hunting experiences, with many unique to the heart of Canada.
With abundant game hunting areas and generous seasons, Manitoba offers promising options for extraordinary pursuits and heart pounding encounters. From a coveted spot and stalk for the nomadic caribou to an invigorating vocal engagement with an elusive predator, it’s here, where exceptional big game hunting opportunities are the norm, not the exception.
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Widely considered as one of the top black bear destinations in North America, Manitoba continually emerges as a preferred choice for thousands of devoted bear hunters!
The cool autumn air wafted with a unique medley of the forest scents. The decaying aspen leaves were noticeably musty, but the pungent wild cranberries were like smelling salts to a young moose hunter. Ambling down the old logging road my senses were on high alert, turning every squirrel running on the forest floor, into a moose...
Manitoba offers a variety of select areas for exceptional moose hunting opportunities with many setting impressive examples for one of Canada’s biggest antlered animals!
Two hours after I had settled into my stand, I caught a glimpse of black ears far into the oaks. A big bear had come to investigate. The cautious old bruin sat watching for more than 20 minutes before he edged closer. I didn’t move, and at times, caught myself holding my breath. Just when I thought the bear would venture out into the open...
When it comes to the caribou, Manitoba is undoubtedly one of the most highly regarded hunting destinations in Canada!
Walking along a forest trail, I come upon a large wetland, where a big bull moose stands chest deep in the icy water, eating a breakfast of submerged vegetation. One well-placed shot from my rifle and the bull stumbles to the shore before falling. Hunkered in a blind, I watch a flock of Canada geese set their wings and finish right in the pocket...
Historically recognized for being one of the largest in North America, Manitoba’s iconic elk offers a one of a kind hunting experience!
Manitoba’s whitetail offers one of the most diverse hunting experiences available and is well known for producing massive dark antlers and often tipping the scales at 250 pounds!