Anyone care to comment on hunting moose in Newfoundland? Is it advisable to be there for the opener? Any tricks on using the ferry to get there? I am planning a fall hunt, probably in zone 15. I would appreciate hearing your comments.
I made two trips there, both in October (2003 & 2005).
Both times I saw a good number of good animals.
I missed out on an animal in '03 (my fault) and got a very nice moose in 2005.
Both trips were second week of October.
If you haven't booked an outfitter, huntinfo.com has several listed when you do a search for outfitter reviews/ Newfoundland. My group was very happy both times with Newfoundland Wilderness Outfitters, FWIW.
hey fishdog---You sure picked a good place to go for moose. I have been hunting with the same outfitter since 1998. Going back in 07. Call Ron Hicks of Snowshoe Lake Hunting and Fishing 1-888-you-hunt. He has an excellent reputation and a lodge with hot showers etc.license and guides, meals included in hunt cost, Tell ron that Don Hertz sent you.
I had the idea of calling antelope, never had heard one before and this was my first antelope hunt and archery one to boot. I know it sounds crazy to most hunters calling a antelope but I just had it in my head that I was going in the middle of the rut and they have to have some kind of vocalization at this time of year. Mention antelope hunting and calling in the same breath, well the old timers thought I fell off the rocker and the bets were on!The knowledge about antelope hunting and...