Planning your Trip
Depending on where you are travelling from, most clients choose to fly into Saskatoon, Saskatchewan where they rent a vehicle and enjoy a scenic 5 hour drive to Niska Bear Outfitting. The drive is paved the entire trip except for the last 35 kms which is a well maintained gravel road. During your drive you will enjoy prairie scenery that transitions into the beautiful lush boreal forest.
The closest airstrip to Niska Bear Outfitting is Buffalo Narrows which has an airport with an asphalt surfaced runway of 5,006 x 100 (feet) and can accommodate most propeller airplanes and jets. Niska Bear Outfitting is a short 40 km drive from this airstrip and your hosts will meet you and transport you out to the camp.
Northern Saskatchewan Weather
The weather during the spring bear hunt season is typically cool, but comfortable. Historically daily averages for Sask. Bear hunt seasons range from a daily 60°F. high to a 39-45°F daily low.
What You Should Know Before You Come
Before departing on your hunt with Niska Bear Outfitting, you should familiarize yourself with the regulations governing hunting and bringing a firearm into Canada. The links below will assist you as you prepare for your bear hunt.
Season dates, border crossing, weather, Saskatchewan hunting records, customs information.
Canadian Firearms Program information of particular interest to Non-Residents.
* All non-resident hunters must complete the Non-Resident Firearm Declaration (Canadian government forms RCMP 5589/CAFC 900 and RCMP 5590/CAFC 910) and present them in triplicate and unsigned at the Canadian border, along with your firearms and $50 Canadian payment.