Category: Hunting Tips

How to Find and Take Down a Black Bear

Bear Hunting in Saskatchewan

When you think of hunting in Canada, your mind probably goes to moose first. After that, you likely move to more common hunting game such as deer and turkey. But did you know that many areas in Canada are actually known for black bear hunting too? That’s right! In fact, we have some of the… Read more »

A Family Tradition: How to Introduce Your Child to Hunting

Guided Hunting Trips in Saskatchewan

If you’re an avid hunter, chances are you want to pass that love for the great outdoors down to your kids. Hunting is a great way to bond with your children while teaching them responsibility, patience, discipline, and other valuable life skills that will help them develop into well-rounded adults! It’s important to introduce your… Read more »

Hunting Safety 101

Guided Hunting Trips in Saskatchewan

As the leaves change color and the temperatures begin to drop here in Saskatchewan, we’re gearing up for the start of the new season—hunting season that is! Whether you’re an experienced hunter dreaming about this year’s trophy or a beginner ready to apply what you’ve learned at the range to the field, the dawning of… Read more »

Tips on Preparing Big Game for Taxidermy

Guided Hunting Trips in Saskatchewan

Many hunters choose to taxidermy game of all types and sizes. A trophy mount is an excellent way to celebrate a successful hunt and memorialize the hard work you did and the fun you had doing it! Because there’s such great opportunity to hunt particularly big game—like bull moose and bear—here in Saskatchewan, we’ve put… Read more »

Advice for New Moose Hunters

Moose hunting in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is one of the best places in North America to go moose hunting. At Lawrence Bay Lodge, we can proudly say that in the past 5 years, we have had a 75% opportunity for hunters at a Bull Moose. If you’re a new moose hunter, here’s some advice that will help you bag a… Read more »

Understanding Moose Behavior Helps Get the Perfect Shot

Moose Behavior

Saskatchewan is one of the continent’s top destinations for moose hunting. Here at the Lawrence Bay Lodge, our hunters have had an 80% opportunity at a Bull Moose. If you’re looking to bag your first (or your hundredth) moose on your next hunting trip, it pays to know a bit about moose behavior. Here’s our… Read more »

Common Shooting Mistakes Hunters Make

Common hunting mistakes

Planning a hunting trip this fall? Make sure it’s a successful one by avoiding these common shooting mistakes hunters make: Not logging enough practice time One major hunting habit to break: taking out your rifle the day before hunting season and putting it away the day after. It may be hard to find the time… Read more »

Why You Should Adventure Travel

Fishing and Hunting Trip

Think about it—how much time do you spend each week cooped up in the office? And how do you spend your weekends—shuttling from errand to errand or running on the treadmill at the gym? It’s time to shake things up and book some adventure travel. When is the last time you got your hands dirty… Read more »

Tips for Opening Day of Deer Season

Deer Hunting Tips

Deer season is coming up! Are you ready? Here are some handy tips for the opening day of deer season: Preparation is key Make sure to sight in before opening day, so you’ll be confident in your shots. Other prep steps: make a comprehensive, written packing list before you hunt and shop early for all… Read more »

Questions to Ask a Moose-Hunting Guide

What to ask your moose hunting guide

If you’re thinking of booking a moose-hunting guide, it pays to know the right questions to ask. Asking smart questions can make a big difference to the success of your hunt. For example: How long have you been in business? A more experienced outfitter will likely know the ins and outs of managing the logistics… Read more »

Benefits of Mixing Up Hunting Targets

Why You Should Mix Up Hunting Targets

No matter how long you’ve been hunting, if you’re like most of us, you need to practice. Whether you’re a newbie, a longtime weekend hobbyist or a lifelong hunter, you can benefit from mixing up your hunting targets when you practice. The biggest benefit of mixing up your hunting targets? Improved accuracy. You might say,… Read more »

How to Track Animals in Difficult Terrain

How to Track Animals in Difficult Terrain

Do you want to improve your chances of tracking animals down during your next hunting trip? One of the most effective ways to do it is by learning how to spot different signs that will show you which way animals are moving. This can be hard to do, especially when you’re dealing with a tougher… Read more »