Guns/ Bows & Airline Regulations, Borrowing a Firearm.
1. For those of our clientele bringing guns into Canada for the purpose of hunting and choosing the airlines as their mode of transportation, please refer to the following web pages for the proper rules and regulations regarding the transportation of guns on airlines. Please note that different carriers may have different rules and regulations. Carriers currently flying into Gander, Newfoundland are listed below.
2. For firearm users bringing guns into Canada please visit the following website:
3. For those wishing to borrow a firearm for the purpose of hunting while participating in a big game hunt please visit the following page. The appropriate aplication is located here in fillable PDF format.
4. To view the 2017-18 Newfoundland Hunting and Trapping Guide please visit the following link:
5. When bowhunting In Newfoundland it is prohibited and unlawful:
• To hunt any wildlife with a crossbow and arrows. If you have physical restrictions and you must use a crossbow for hunting click on the following link to see where in Canada crossbows are permitted: http://www.outdoorcanada.ca/crosslaw
• To hunt big game with a long bow, recurve bow or compound bow and arrow unless the bow has at least 20 kilograms (44 lbs.) of pull at full draw
• To hunt big game unless the hunting arrows are tipped with a metal hunting head with two or more sharpened cutting edges
• To hunt any wildlife with an arrow tipped with poison or a drug
• To hunt any wildlife with an arrow equipped with barbed or explosive arrowheads