Newfoundland Labrador Hunting News

Newfoundland Labrador Wolf Sightings
The Department of Natural Resources is warning Labrador City and Wabush residents of recent reports of wolf sightings around the communities.
Newfoundland Labrador Big Game Draw Completed
Over 49,000 applications involving almost 60,000 hunters were submitted for the big game draw this year, and another 21,721 hunters asked to advance their priority status for next year.
Newfoundland Labrador Big Game Apps Mailed
Over 80,000 applications for the 2007-08 moose and caribou draw and black bear licences have been mailed to all qualified resident big game hunters in the province. Enclosed with each application is a copy of the 2007-08 Newfoundland and Labrador Hunting and Trapping Guide.
Newfoundland Caribou Hunters Can Win Prize
The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Environment and Conservation, today provided an update on the caribou health monitoring program and encouraged future successful caribou hunters to participate in the program.
Newfoundland Firearm Safety Hunter Education Course Required
New hunters wishing to enter the 2007 big game licence draw must complete a Firearm Safety Hunter Education course before November 30, 2006. The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Environment and Conservation, reminds new hunters that the course is available at College of the North Atlantic (CNA) campuses throughout the province.
2006-07 Big Game Licence Draw Completed
Clyde Jackman, Minister of Environment and Conservation, today announced that the 2006 big game draw for moose and caribou licences has been completed. In total 26,340 moose licences and 4,085 caribou licences are available. Caribou quotas, when compared to the 2006-07 Hunting and Trapping Guide, were decreased by 550 additional licences.
Department Seeking Information about Moose Snaring Incidents
Officials with the Department of Natural Resources are asking for the public’s assistance in apprehending the person or persons responsible for setting snares that have killed several moose in the Trout River area.
Insular Newfoundland Caribou Initiative
Minster of Environment and Conservation Clyde Jackman announced today that a two-year, $3 million strategy to examine 10 of the major caribou populations in the province will commence this fiscal year.
2006-07 Hunting and Trapping Guide and Big Game Licence Applications in the Mail
Clyde Jackman, Minister of Environment and Conservation, announced today that applications for the 2006-07 moose and caribou draw and black bear licences have been mailed to all qualified big game hunters in the province. Enclosed with the applications is the 2006-2007 Newfoundland and Labrador Hunting and Trapping Guide.
Major Poaching Ring Busted Along the Southwest Coast
Conservation officers from the Department of Natural Resources, under the direction of the Special Investigations Unit and along with the Canadian Wildlife Service, busted on Wednesday, April 27, a major organized migratory bird poaching ring that was operating in the towns of Port aux Basques and Rose Blanche.