I know this is an old post but I thought that I would chime in. I was looking to at going on a Woodlans Caribou hunt this year in Newfoundland. The prices were around $6,200 and it is my understanding that in a few years you might not be able to get tags anymore. When I called my outfitter, that I have hunted moose with before and had good experiences with, he told me that he has raised the price to $10,000. His explanation was that the other outfitters in the area were charging that much so he felt he could. Well, I had to back out because of it. It really pissed me off too.
That is a huge jump in price. About a 50 percent hike. I wish him and his future clients the best of luck but I won't be there to witness it.
We all take every precaution when we are hunting and harvesting our animal. Well, what about after the animal is down? Do we know what has happened to that animal over it's lifetime? The following is an example of why we should be careful when we cut.
2 years ago, my father shot a nice 8 point on opening morning of the rifle season in Vermont. It was a beautiful, 2 1/2 year old deer, looked really healthy and moved normally. When my father went to skin it for...