What to Expect

When you arrive

  • We suggest you arrive in Winnipeg the Saturday before the scheduled hunt. We will make the hotel arrangements in your name for you. We suggest the Four Points Sheraton - Winnipeg Airport (Tel.#204-775-5222). If you make your own arrangements with the Sheraton Hotel, please advise us of the details.
  • We, or one of our guides, will pick you up Sunday at approx. 12:00 noon at your hotel and drive you to our hunting camp. It is approx. a 4 hour car ride to our Katimik Lake Camp and approx. 6 hours to our William Lake camp.
  • After arrival, a light meal will be served and we will spend the rest of the day and evening getting to know each other and answering your questions about the upcoming hunt.
  • Monday will start off with breakfast served between 8 and 9 a.m. After breakfast your hunting licence will be issued and you will be required to take test shots with your rifle, muzzleloader and/or archery equipment on targets, in order to make any necessary adjustments to your equipment prior to the hunt.
  • After our main meal between 1 and 2 p.m. you and your guide will be heading out to your hunting area. If you are hunting in a remote area, you will leave camp at approximately 3 p.m. Hunters who are hunting closer to camp will leave at approximately 4 p.m. We like all hunters to be in their treestands by 5 p.m. Your guide will take you to your stand and make sure you have everything you need. If you need a guide to stay with you, please let us know in advance.
  • You will be picked up again at dark, 10-11 p.m., and returned to camp. We ask that all hunters remain in their treestands until they are picked up by their guide.
  • After you have shot your bear, you and your guide will do a preliminary search. If the bear is not found immediately, or darkness interferes with the search, you will return to camp with the guide. The search will continue early next morning. Remember, after you hit the bear you must know where you saw him last and in which direction the animal moved. This makes the search safer and easier. If a search becomes necessary, the guides will be the only ones carrying firearms for safety purposes.
  • We like to involve our hunters in the daily camp activities, therefore if you wish to come along when our guides are looking after the baits, please let us know. If you enjoy fishing, the northern pike are particular plentiful at William Lake. And remember to bring your cameras to capture an unforgettable hunt!!

Bear Hunt Wounding Policy  Applies to all Bear Hunts

    If you wound a bear and the animal is not recovered, you can continue your hunt but you will remain at the same hunting site on which you wounded the bear. Our sites usually have multiple bears on them, therefore, you may have the opportunity at getting a second shot at your wounded bear as he may return to that bait. If you wound a second bear, sorry, your bear hunt is over.

 

Rupertsland Guiding & Outfitting
PO Box 336, Arnes, Manitoba, R0C 0C0  Canada
Telephone (204)642-5581;
Email:wkbatke@rupertsland.net
All photos taken by Werner and Karin Batke in the Rupertsland Outfitting Area.