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Only 7 days to newfounland
I booked with victoria outfitters one year ago. I will be there on 25th to 3rd sept. for bowseason. Moose and bear! Any last minute advice???
Pick a spot...shoot straight... and safe travels! Good luck!!
My guide called in 3 moose in two days during a Early archery season and I got my bull 9/2. Good luck C
dont pass up any stalk ...
Take good rain gear!
Take a gps even with a guide. Had to spend a night outside when guide got confused. Mark camp on gps.
Cool, good luck on your hunt! Don't shoot the white moose that was just spotted there. You wouldn't be ready for that $hitstorm!
pray for cooler than normal temps
Be safe and enjoy every minute of the home whether it goes how you've been picturing or not. It's a special trip and the harvest is icing on the cake. Good luck!
Frost in Labrador Wednesday night.....scouting reports theres lots water and lots moose as well. Good Luck
Take lots of pics and buy a go pro if you don’t have one
Looks like good moose weather!
I've hunted there three times. I*'m envious!
You WILL see and get shot opps on both moose and bear. Be prepared for wet weather and bog walking.
I forgot to write about my trip..... Im gonna write a full review about the hunting, but we had a 100% non-success moose and bear hunting. We didn´t see any bull, only two young and some cows. Same results with bears, never have the chance on baits. I shot one in a stalking but never found, bad shot on the leg. The weather was warm and dry, no rut on those days.
I will try in 2020, probably on october during the rut with a different outfitter.
Newfoundland moose tend to eat themselves out of house and home and move to better feed. Talked to a friend up there last week. He and his fellow villagers had a tough time but got their moose. He hunted for 3 weeks. Around our place up on the Great Northern Pen last summer, moose were not there, but the summer before, I ran into them every time I went fishing.
Keco was your problem (A) the area hunted, (B) the outfitter, (C) the weather (D) all of the above (E) some other issue ? You can mark more than one answer.
If I was inclined to hunt the rut in NL...I would plan for the last week of September
Last week September and first week of October....remember this year the season opens a week later with the change in calender year where the 2nd saturday in September falls on the 14th.....I was told yesterday that that moose took a hammering in December with all the snow....local hunters used Skidoo's to get into the moose yards and killed alot moose off. TH
Buffallo1, i would say a mix of factors: a) I´ve never been there befores so I dont know if is or not a good place. Anyway I didn´t see any bull. B)The outfitter tried to do well with the moose. The bear hunting was a disaster, bad baited, non-prepared stands.... Also I would have expected a more positive response from him after a hunting failure like this. Something like a "special offer", we were 3 hunters and noone hunted the moose or bear. Looks like he doesn´t want to admit his part of responsability.
c) weather was warm and dry which is not good for moose, but is not a excuse for bear...
I have heard similar reports on the bear hunting.
Was it a drive up lodge? or did you access by float plane or heli?
Newfoundland bear hunting really seems hit or miss. I haven't heard of anyplace that is real slam dunk on the island for bear. might pay to not drive by New Brunswick