One hunter is invited on a three-day black bear hunt with Silver Fox Outfitters in High Level, Alberta, Canada. You will hunt from tree-stands or blinds.
The outfitter will provide transport to and from stands or blinds. Meals and outfitter tent accommodations are included. Hunters may add one bear tag for $750 USD. Wolf may be added for $150 USD license fee. The hunt may be upgraded to a five-day hunt at $425 USD per day. Additional hunters may be added for $3,125 USD per hunter. Non-hunters may be added at $150 per non-hunter per day.
Not included: Travel to and from High Level, Alberta, Canada, taxidermy, shipping, import fees, packaging, alcohol and smokes. The license fee of $400 USD is not included.
This hunt is for spring of 2020 or 2021.
From Silver Fox:
Hunters that purchase two tags have averaged more than a 150% success rate for close to a decade. This is one of the highest success rates in the province. We manage this by regulating the number of hunters we take, using fresh quality bait hauled to the hunting area in our own reefer trailer, setting strategically located baits, and by ensuring that our guides know the areas we hunt. Eric Rauhanen and the Silver Fox Outfitters team is the right choice for you.
Our area has one of the highest trophy bear populations in North America with about 10 – 15 percent being color phased. Bears are so plentiful here that each hunter is allowed two tags.
Light hunting pressure allows us to produce a higher percentage of larger, older boars for our hunters. This is representative of a mature population.
We hunt a two-bear area; each tag can be purchased individually. Your second tag can be purchased optionally at any time during your hunt. We have crippled bear policy i.e. it cost you a tag.
We use beavers, butcher scraps, bakery scraps, restaurant grease, oats, molasses and specialty bear lures for bait and it’s hauled to a site and stored in a 28 ft reefer trailer. Our baits are set when there’s still snow on the ground, several weeks before your arrival. They are maintained regularly and they become the bear’s primary food source. Baits are accessible by four-wheel drive trucks, all-terrain vehicles or a jet boat. As nocturnal animals, bears are hunted primarily in the evening. Hunters are taken to active bait sites in the late afternoon. Portable tree stands are the preferred method in our area. They are 12 to 15 feet up and 15 to 20 yards from the bait. We are quite far north and the sun sets late. We normally finish hunting by 10:30 p.m. and out of the bush by midnight.
SPOT & STALK
Few things can compare to the excitement of stalking trophy bears. We offer both five-day as well as the recommended ten-day hunt. They are normally restricted to one hunter per guide to ensure a maximum number of opportunities at quality bears. Highly mobile spike camps are utilized, allowing the hunter to instantly move to where the game is and to cover more ground. Hunters that have spot and stalk hunted know that nothing compares to taking a trophy bruin from the ground.
WHAT TO BRING
Hunters are responsible for their own personal equipment. A complete and detailed list is sent several weeks before your arrival, or Silver Fox can email you if the hunter prefers. It will include such items as a camera with lots of memory, warm quiet clothing, rain gear, rubber boots, sleeping bag and personal effects. For entry into Canada, you need a passport.