It all started with an email to Craig Pomeroy owner of Hinterland Outfitting Ltd. in Bishop’s Falls, Newfoundland in early February, 2011. I’d come across his website while surfing the web looking for a Woodland Caribou hunt. What I was doing I had no idea, here I was living in Alaska ho[...]
As an outfitter and dealing with lots of hunters and fishers you get to see many things and hear many stories, some of which makes you highly skeptical of their authenticity, a common thing with so called stories from both sides of the fence, but after seeing what I consider to be “just about [...]
The day had progressed to near darkness by the time I had finished caping Paul’s Newfoundland moose and had the quarters cut, cleaned and hung to dry in our meat shed.
“It’s too late to go out now for woodland caribou because it will soon be dark, let’s wait ti[...]
Hinterland Outfitting Ltd. is comprised of a great group of down-to- earth folks and that’s about all I can say. This was my first hunt using an outfitter and so of course I was a bit apprehensive as was my girlfriend who came along with me to get away from her stressful job. All my past hunts[...]
There has been another dramatic decline in the George River Caribou Herd located in the Ungava region of Quebec and Labrador. A census performed in 2018 now estimate the total number of caribou remaining of this once majestic herd stands at around 5500 animals.This represents a 38 percent decline si[...]
Newfoundland, September 14th-19th, 2015
I’m thinking to myself that this is going to be a long journey for me as I’m leaving to fly to Gander, Newfoundland. However it’s not the first time I’ve been the[...]
A second chance for moose in Newfoundland, October 19th, 2015
How did I do this? I actually don’t know, even today. The path had already been trodden earlier this year in September and I was definitely itching to return. The fact is that my wife had said OK and with her blessing[...]
Having never shot anything larger than a deer in all my 66 years I thought at this stage of life
I should try to shoot something larger. Twenty years ago I was kind of into the “bench rest”
sport and had put together a couple of small caliber custom rifles for that purpose, shooting ta[...]
Tiss’ Going To Be A Long Row To Hoe I’m Guessing!
The following is the latest news release from the Federal Government regarding the surreal demise of the countries various Woodland ( Boreal ) Caribou populations. On the island portion of Newfoundland a vast majority of suitable habitat[...]
The provincial government just recently announced that it will be increasing the number of wildlife surveys conducted in the province annually. The Minister responsible, Honorable Gerry Byrne, says there are forty management zones in the province and the increased surveys will help in accurately ass[...]
VOCM January 26, 2019.
The Department of Fisheries and Land Resources is encouraging anyone who may see or encounter wolves or coyotes to call the sighting in.
The department was responding to a recent encounter with suspected wolves in the Sandy Point area of central Newfoundland.
Kurt Payne rec[...]