Canadian Firearms and General Information
Hunters bringing a rifle, shotgun or crossbow into Canada will have to declare their
weapon to a Canadian Customs Officer, and complete a Non-Resident Firearm Declaration
(form CAFC 909) for a fee in Canadian $. This declaration will have to be shown
again when leaving Canada with the weapon. To save time, hunters are advised to complete
Form CAFC 909 ahead of time.
Firearms must be unloaded when traveling.
Ammunition must be kept separate from your firearm(s). Please do not put
ammunition into carryon flight luggage. Handguns and fully automatic weapons
The recommended minimum rifle caliber is .270.
Bowhunters may not use a long bow or recurve bow with less than 40lb. draw
weight at 28 inches draw or a compound bow set at less than 40lb. peak draw weight or an
arrow using a broad head less than 7/8 inches width.
Muzzleloaders Since most airlines do not transport black powder, we suggest that
you contact us
before your hunt and we will arrange to have your brand of black powder in camp.
Women hunters are welcome!
Nonhunting persons are welcome. Please call us to discuss details.
All hunters must have
a certificate or card that certifies the successful completion of:
a) a hunter education course in Manitoba; either a Hunter Education Course or the old
Firearm Safety Training course or
b) the equivalent in any other province, territory or country.
This certificate must be on you while purchasing a licence and while hunting.
Bookings: A 50% deposit for each person is required at time of the booking. The
balance is due 30 days prior to hunt, or you can make the final payment in camp*. You may
send bank draft, money order, or a cashier's cheque.
* In-Camp payment: We will accept your payment in
the form of traveler cheques, bank draft, cashier?s cheque, and cash. Sorry, we will not
accept personal cheques in camp.
Refunds and Cancellation
Refunds will be made in full, if written notice of cancellation is received sixty (60)
days prior to the booked hunting date -OR- the deposit can be applied toward a future
Goods and Services Tax - All our hunting packages are subject to 5% GST.
Essential Items to Bring - Sleeping Bag, Rain gear rubber
boots, parka with hood, leather gloves\mittens, insect repellent for bear hunters, camp
shoes, hunting boots, light jacket, thermal underwear, insulated vest, rifle and
ammunition, binoculars, knife, flashlight and batteries, day pack, camera and films, compass
sunglasses, personal items.
Hunters who do not wish to transport rifle and ammunition: Please contact us to
We suggest bear hunters arrive Saturday before the hunt. We will book a room in your
name at the Four Points Sheraton Winnipeg Airport (204)775-5222. Costs per room per night
is appr. $140.00 CDN. If you make your own arrangements at the Sheraton Hotel, please
call and let us know in advance of your arrival.
Airport James Richardson Winnipeg International Airport