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Big Game Hunting in Manitoba

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. 

Epic adventures in the  wildest of places

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.

Find a Black Bear Guide

Find an expert guide, lodge or outfitter to help you plan your next black bear hunting trip to Manitoba!

Manitoba for Moose

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...

The Hunt for Manitoba's Big Bruins

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...

Manitoba Has Hunting At Its Heart

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...