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Nova Scotia Moose?

Are the Cape Breton (Nova Scotia) moose hunts for residents only? 

I didn't see any way for non-residents to apply.

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Residents only

You are correct: residents only.

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Thanks

Thanks for the information.   

It's too bad.  I'd love to hunt the area and the odds of drawing a tag are on par with other eastern areas.  If anyone has any pull with Nova Scotia please let them know that I want to send them money for a moose permit application as soon as they authorize non-residents to hunt!

Mike

 

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Nfld?

I assume you've looked into Newfoundland? Tons of moose there and they do allow non-res hunting (with a guide).

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Yes indeed

Yes indeed, I did look into hunting Newfie moose, but decided that teh guide fee priced those hunts out of my budget.  Instead I'm focusing on applying to a variety of venues that offer unguided moose hunting options.  I may just have to decide to go to Alaska again....

Not that THAT is a BAD option! lol but it would mean a cross continental drive to get a moose home to New York State.....

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Hmmmm....????

Would it be counter-productive to point out that the time, tag and travel costs of that would probably leave you spending the same as a Newfie hunt? But then again...you'd be in Alaska which, as Mastercard knows is "priceless"

Check out New Brunswick, limited tags but closer.

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Nope not counter productive - you'd be exactly right - which is why I have only tried that option once so far to date.  I am applying to Maine and New Hampshire in the States this year and will apply for Vermont again as soon as I become eligible again (I have to wait 3 years after drawing my Vermont moose tag in 2009).  I am starting to check out moose hunting in Quebec and I'll add New Brunswick to the list. I havn't ruled out a Newfie hunt entirely if I can find one that is on the low end of the guided price scale but I am a little afraid of taking a low budget guided hunt..... 

Your advice is very much appreciated!

Mike

 

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