A friend of mine, who is an outfitter for central barren ground caribou in the NWT said that the government was talking about taking away the non-resident quota held by the outfitters.......typically stupid move by government.
That idea met a lot of opposition, even from within the first nations communities, and has been put on hold for now.
It will be interesting to see what, if any, the results are from the Summit.
So you've booked an outfitted hunt this year. And you're going to get to ride horses into the mountains to save your legs and your back.
I've met lots of guys who've been in this same situation. They figure, "heck, how hard can it be?" But, I assure you, if you don't learn to get along with your mount for the week, it's going to be a bumpy, scary, noisy, and life threatening experience.
First, let's start with the horse itself. A horse trained under western style has 4 gears. The walk, trot,...