Northwest Gander

About The Hunt

​                  *Big game season opens on the 2nd Sunday of September each year.

​                  *You arrive at the lodge on Sunday, Your hunt begins on Monday morning and

                     runs through to Friday and depart the lodge on Saturday.

​                  *It is 2 hunters per 1 guide. ( Add $1200.00 If you would like 1 on 1)

​                  *Rifles of .270 or greater are recommended for Newfoundland big game.

​                  *Rifles should be sighted for 150 - 200 yards.

​                  *All Hunters must also possess proof or verification of having met their own

                     jurisdiction’s hunter education requirements and must present this

                     information immediately upon request of a Conservation Officer. 

                  *Non-resident big game hunters are required to be accompanied by licensed

                     guides. Guides are supplied by licensed outfitters. 


​​                                                      Travel Needs


                *Travel Insurance                    

                *US Customs Form    CBP Form 4457               

                *Canadian Firearms Declaration Form RCMP GRC 5589e
                *Drivers Licence With Photo ID              

                *Hunt Information/Outfitter Contact Info.

                *Click here for more reading info about transportation of firearms 
                      Suggested Gear                                                  

​               *Medications

​               *Personal toiletries (ie: toothbrush, towel/face cloths, soaps)

​               *Calf or Knee high rubber boots

​               *Camera                                                      

               *Backpack Or Fanny Pack

               *Adequate changes of clothes and socks

               *Camp shoes or Slippers (one pair) 

               *Insect repellent                        


               *Personal gear - Sleeping bag

​               *Rain Gear


How To Get Here

Newfoundland is only a few hours away by commercial airlines. Gander International being the closest, it is the airport of choice. If driving is your choice of transportation, Marine Atlantic offers two daily ferry crossing from North Sydney, Nova Scotia to Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador. Follow this link for Marine Atlantic schedule and to make reservations.  or by calling their toll free number 1-800-341-7981

​Butchering and Shipping

For those hunters that choose to fly into Newfoundland. Meat and trophies can be shipped through Central NL Shipping (1-709-651-4427) to the US. Central NL Shipping makes one meat shipment to the US per year, in December. Arrangements can also be made for shipping within Canada. We will update shipping cost on a seasonal basis.