Saskatchewan Hunting News

Telephone Tip Leads to Fines for Three Saskatchewan Hunters

A call to Saskatchewan's Turn In Poachers (TIP) line has resulted in the conviction of three men from Kinistino, Saskatchewan for shooting three moose out of season and leaving one to waste.

On Tuesday, April 24, 2012, in the Melfort Provincial Court, Jade Marion was fined $2,360 under The Wildlife Act for unlawful hunting and under The Wildlife Regulations for wasting game. Michael Gardipy and Robin Moostoos were fined $280 each under The Wildlife Regulations for leaving game to waste.

Two Men Fined for Illegal Outfitting in Saskatchewan

Two North Battleford area men pled guilty to five charges under The Wildlife Act and The Outfitter and Guide Regulations for illegal outfitting and export of wildlife and were fined a total of $24,500 in provincial court in North Battleford.

Charles and Neal Meechance of Cando were each convicted of the charges. Charles received a total fine of $21,000 for three of the charges, and in addition, also received a five-year hunting licence prohibition. Neal received a total fine of $3,500 for the other two charges and also received a two-year hunting licence prohibition.

Saskatchewan Has Excess White-tailed Deer Licenses Available

High numbers of antlerless white-tailed deer in some portions of the province mean that the Ministry of Environment is offering Big Game Management Licences to increase harvest. Antlerless deer are adult females or young animals born in the spring of 2010.

Wisconsin Offers New Web Based Alerts on Wolf Activity

Administrators from the natural resource agencies in 13 Midwestern states and three Canadian provinces have signed a joint resolution urging the U.S. Department of the Interior's Fish and Wildlife Service to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list.

Saskatchewan Offers Additional Mule Deer Licenses - Aug 9th

More than 1,900 antlerless mule deer licences are available for purchase beginning August 9, 2010. The licences were originally made available through the Big Game Draw but were not allocated due to lack of applicants.

Licences are available for 21 different wildlife management zones including: 1 to 3, 5 to 8, 10, 12 to 14, 18, 24; 27 to 30, 43, 46, 47 and Saskatoon Wildlife Management Zone. Quantities are limited in each zone.

Saskatchewan Big Game Draw Opened May 1
If you are hoping to hunt certain big game species this fall, you should plan on getting your Big Game Draw applications in before the May 31, 2010 deadline.
Saskatchewan Accepting Hunting and Fishing Photos
The Ministry of Environment is inviting the public to submit their favorite hunting, fishing and trapping themed photos for potential use in the annual Hunters' and Trappers' Guide and the Anglers' Guide.
North America's Hottest Trophy Areas
Which areas of North America have produced the most Boone and Crockett trophies so far in the new millennium?
Saskatchewan Elk Opportunities in Cypress Hills Area
After this year's Big Game Draw, 260 elk licences remain unsold. These licences will now be offered to Saskatchewan residents who would like to hunt antlerless elk in the Cypress Hills area, starting October 15.
Saskatchewan Left Over Mule Deer Tags Available Sept 15th
Two thousand, nine hundred and fifty antlerless mule deer licences are available for purchase beginning September 15, 2009. The licences were originally made available through the Big Game Draw but were not allocated due to lack of applicants.