We have the exclusive guiding rights to 3500 square miles of prime big game countryin and around parts of Wells Gray and Cariboo Mountains provincial parks. Our territory is in Management Units 5-2 and 5-15 and 3-46 in our region of British Columbia. The terrain varies from slow meandering rivers where the great chinook salmon spawn to lofty alpine meadows and mountains reaching more than 10,000 feet. Roughly one half of our area is roadless wilderness, while the remainder has logging road access to our camps and hot spots for moose, deer and bear.
We have a wide variety of species to hunt within our territory.
- Black bears in various colour phases are plentiful throughout the area. Our average black bear squares over 6 feet, with many going over 7 feet.
- Wolves are plentiful as well and can be taken on all our hunts, or as a hunt unto themselves.
- Canadian moose are widespread throughout our territory, with trophies taken each year in the 40" to 55" category.
- Our mountain goats are second to none, with record book billies taken annually.
- The region has become well known for its deer hunting (Mule Deer & White Tail) and our area is one of the finest.
- Many record book cats also come out of the Cariboo and our largest cougar taken ranks #1 SCI.
- We also have a tremendously large amount of lynx in our area, and can be hunted with dogs or predator calling.
- We have a wide variety of upland birds, including sharptail, ruffed, spruce & blue grouse, ptarmigan, and also ducks & geese.
SEASONS & METHODS
During the spring, we hunt for black bear and wolf. Our fall hunts include moose, mountain goat, mule deer, white tail deer, black bear and wolf. During the winter months, we hunt for mountain lion (cougar), lynx, coyote and wolf.
Due to the many geographical differences in terrain, we hunt by a variety of methods. Your hunt could include any of the following: gliding by canoe or boat down a river during the early morning or evening; watching from a stand overlooking meadows or small lakes; foot hunting; using well-trained mountain horses for hunting or for getting in to and out of otherwise inaccessible areas; or travelling by vehicle in the accessible portion of our area. We take into consideration requests made by our hunters regarding which method they prefer.
7 DAY HUNTS
*PRICES IN USD PER HUNTER
|SPECIES||7 DAY HUNT||PRICING|
|Moose||1 x 1||$7,800|
|-||2 x 1||$6,300|
|Mule or White Tail Deer||1 x 1||$5,700|
|-||2 x 1||$4,800|
|Mule / White Tail Deer Combo||1 x 1||$6,400|
|-||2 x 1||$5,300|
|Black Bear||1 x 1||$5,500|
|-||2 x 1||$4,500|
|Lynx (With Dogs)||1 x 1||$6,000|
|-||2 x 1||$4,750|
|Lynx (Predator Calling)||1 x 1||$5,300|
|-||2 x 1||$4,000|
|Wolf||1 x 1||$5,500|
|-||2 x 1||$4,500|
|Mnt Lion||1 x 1||$9,000|
10 DAY HUNTS
|SPECIES||10 DAY HUNT||PRICING|
|Mnt Goat||1 x 1||$14,000|
|Moose||1 x 1||$11,000|
|-||2 x 1||$9,200|
*Unretrieved, wounded animals are considered taken and the hunt for that species tag is finished. No refunds will be given upon withdrawal from any hunt in progress.
|DESCRIPTION||5 DAY HUNT||PRICING|
|Trapline *||1 x 1||$5,500|
|-||2 x 1||$4,100|
|Cast & Blast||1 x 1||$4,500|
|-||2 x 1||$3,300|
*Trapline includes one of each animal trapped
Cast & Blast = grouse, duck, geese hunting & fishing
|Non Hunter||Per Day for Regular Hunt||$200|
|Non Hunter||Per Day for Trapline Horseback Hunt||$275|
|Hunter||Additional Days for all species (1x1)||$1,000|
*PRICES IN USD PER HUNTER
*Trophy fees are only applicable on 2nd animal taken
|Mule Deer||$1,500 (can be added to Goat, Moose, & Whitetail)|
|Moose||$3,500 (can be added to Mtn Goat)|
|Black Bear||$1,500 (can be added to Goat/Moose)|
|Lynx||$2,000 (can be added to Mnt Lion)|
|White Tail||$1,500 (can be added to Moose, Mule Deer & Goat)|
|Cougar||$3,000 (Chance only. Can be added to some Fall Hunts)|
|Wolf||No charge. Can be added on all hunts|
Government Royalties, application for and pick up of licence and tags, professional guides, quality food, and comfortable, well equipped camps. They also include movement via boat, vehicle or horseback around area, transport to and from Williams Lake Airport and field preparation of meat and trophies.
Rates Do Not Include:
Cost of License and Tags, GOABC Wildlife Conservation Fee, Goods and Services Tax, hotel expenses before or after contracted period and gratuities. Nor do they include firearms & ammunition, game bags, sleeping bags, rest pads or personal gear, taxidermy or shipping of trophies and meat to final destination, or alcoholic beverages or tobacco
We will advise our clients as soon as possible regarding any change in fees.
Payment Requirements: a non-refundable 40% deposit is required on all bookings, with the balance due 30 days before your arrival at the lodge. Though non refundable you may move your hunt and deposit to a different date in the same calendar year, subject to availability, at no additional charge; or to another year, at the new year's price, subject to availability, for a fee equal to 10% of the hunt price. Final Payment may be made in any of the following forms: personal cheque, money order, or bank draft.
ALL HUNTERS ARE REQUIRED TO SIGN AN INFORMATION/WAIVER FORM AT TIME OF BOOKING.
Accommodations are varying depending on the type of hunt and hunter needs and requests. We have 2 lodges: the River Lodge on the horsefly river, and the Lake Lodge, which also has 4 cabins on beautiful Gotchen lake. These have full amenities and very comfortable.
There are also several rustic outpost cabins without running water or electricity, and then there are tent camps for horseback mobility. They are 12x14 wall tents with wood stove and cots:
-Hilda lake cabin
-Deception point cabin (on Quesnel lake)
-Penfold river cabin