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Manitoba Spring Snow Goose Hunting

manitoba spring snow goose huntingSPRING SNOW GOOSE HUNTING IN MANITOBA LIMITED TO 2 PRIME WEEKENDS IN MAY ONLY.  RESERVE DATES WELL IN ADVANCE.

Join us in Manitoba Canada for some of the finest decoying snow goose hunting you’re ever likely to experience.  Tired of chasing those high-pressured snow geese in the Lower-48 and shooting nose-bleed high birds with triple-B’s?  Then it’s time to hunt them over small mobile spreads of high-quality full bodies, or light and compact silo-socks where steel 2’s, or even 4’s, perfectly get the job done.

As featured on Beretta’s Waterfowler’s Edge (click link to view), this Canada spring snow goose hunt is the perfect destination in mid-May. Go back to the other side of the flyway to catch hold over flocks of migrators fattening themselves on waste grain – real suckers for decoys.  Typically morning and afternoon hunts, guests may fish for trophy trout in between or in lieu of afternoon hunts.

Follow your guide to the carefully-scouted, snow goose hunting location where you will be involved in the morning’s ritual of setting up goose decoys and putting the finishing touches on the layout blinds. It’s not a complicated process, spreads are usually 300-400 decoys and easily deployed within 15 minutes.  You will be spring goose hunting over Avian-X and White Rock decoys.  High-tech live digital recordings of live snow geese are used.

Bring boots and gear that are appropriate for the mud, because it may get muddy during our spring thaw.  If needed, we’ll break in the field for a snack that your guide will provide. Spring Snow Goose hunts typically will run until limits are achieved or about 5:00 p.m., whichever comes first. The snow goose decoys will then be picked up and we will drive back to the hotel for dinner and relaxation. These hunts produce beautiful snow and blue trophies for your game room and occur during a time that waterfowl hunting cannot be had elsewhere in North America

Timing

Manitoba Canada spring snow goose hunting: usually first 2 weekends in May only.

Rates

$1,653 (includes 5% GST and 8% PST) standard 3-day spring snow goose hunting Manitoba Canada

$2,204 (includes 5% GST and 8% PST) standard 4-day spring snow goose hunting Manitoba Canada

Included

Manitoba Canada spring snow goose hunting includes 3-days hunting (fully guided), lodging and meals (snacks in field and restaurant or camphouse dinner), scouting, high-quality decoys, blinds, and equipment.

Not Included

Not included in Manitoba Canada snow goose hunting packages are bird cleaning, license and stamps, voluntary gratuities, airport transfers, car rental, or Winnipeg dining and lodging.

Manitoba Canada snow goose hunting license and stamps cost as follows:

  • Manitoba Canada Game Bird License $155.00 Canadian
  • Canada Migratory Bird Stamp $17.85 Canadian

Itinerary

Fly into Winnipeg the day preceding reserved Manitoba spring snow goose hunting dates. Rent car and drive about 2.75 hours to lodge.  Lodge check-in is 4 pm.  Depart around noon following your last day’s hunt.

What To Bring

The following is suggested for spring snow goose hunting in Manitoba Canada:

  • Waders or hip boots, warm camo clothing, face masks. Because weather conditions are diverse, prepare to dress in layers.
  • Foul weather gear and field bag
  • US Federal Duck Stamp
  • Shotgun (12 gauge minimum recommended) choked imp cylinder or mod, and gun cleaning supplies
  • Non-toxic shot (2’s or  BB recommended)
  • Ice chests
  • Obedient retrievers welcome (for your group)

Starting January 1, 2012, ALL hunters will have to produce a Hunter Education Certificate number to purchase a Manitoba hunting license.

Canada Snow Goose Hunting Checklist © (PDF)

More Info

Game Bird License Info – Spring Snow Goose Hunting in Manitoba Canada

A Federal Migratory Game Bird Permit, a Manitoba Game Bird Licence and a Wildlife Habitat Certificate are required for hunting snow geese in Manitoba, Canada. These are not included in your Manitoba Canada snow goose hunting package, but can be purchased locally after your arrival.  Approximate costs is $130.

 

Bird Limits – Spring Snow Goose Hunting in Manitoba Canada

  • Light geese: 50 per day
  • Light geese possession limit 150

 

Retriever Policy – Spring Snow Goose Hunting in Manitoba Canada

Properly trained retrievers are always welcome, but they must be well managed so as not to negatively impact the hunting.

 

Contact us for more information about spring snow goose hunting in Manitoba Canada.

Customer Testimonials

In 30 plus years of hunting I have never seen anything like it.

eimg_3658_275x220“I was hoping for a good goose hunt.  We had a great goose shoot instead.  The first day was awesome.  With only 3 hunters, we shot 60 snow geese, 9 Canadas and 18 ducks. In 30 plus years of duck hunting I have never seen anything like it. All I could think was that this was only day one! The last day ended with mallard limits including one band and a bonus honker.”  

Jeff Stallings

Referenced Hunt:  Manitoba Canada Goose Hunting

Wonderful Canada Goose hunt see you next year!

“Wonderful Canada Goose hunt in Manitoba.  See you next year!”

 – Marty McKenna

Referenced Hunt: Manitoba Goose Hunt in Canada

No one could have asked for better planned or more enjoyable travel

chris%20woods_150x206“Last week’s goose hunt in Canada for the first time certainly won’t be my last.  I plan on making this Canada goose hunt my annual vacation. From the time I left home until the time I returned, no one could asked for better planned or more enjoyable waterfowling.”

- Chris Woods

Referenced Hunt: Manitoba Canada Goose Hunt

I will book through GetDucks.com again and recommend y’all to others!

shawn%20mayatte_200x275“Overall a good experience!  I will book through GetDucks.com again and recommend y’all to others.”

-Shaun Mayatte

Referenced Hunt:  Manitoba Canada Spring Snow Goose Hunt

A great pleasure hunting Manitoba Canada snow geese

john%20mullet_200x271“Ramsey, it was a great pleasure hunting Manitoba Canada snow geese with you. That is the one thing I love about waterfowl hunting, you always meet some great people that you enjoy being around.  I look forward to our next hunt.”

- John Mullett, Product Director of Outdoor Accessories, Bushnell Outdoor Products

Referenced Hunt: Spring Snow Goose Hunting in Manitoba Canada

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doug%20larson_200x272I have been hunting ducks, and traveling places to hunt ducks, for just about 30 years now (and started long enough ago that “old style” camo was the only camo). I promise you that I have run across just about every combination of guide, outfitter, travel agent, and indian chief that there has ever been in the hunting travel business. After traveling with GetDucks.com I recommend them to you without reservation. Ramsey Russell is the guy that is meant to be in the hunting travel business. He doesn’t get tangled up in frills like some agencies; quality hunting experiences are paramount so unless it accompanies unequalled wingshooting, you’ll have book the wine tour elsewhere.  GetDucks.com is nuts and bolts, gunpowder and mud. They will get you to your destination, get you home, and make sure everything works the way it’s supposed to in both directions. He takes this business personally and is never too busy to unravel occasional travel problems – he’ll call you on your cell, he’ll do it after 5 pm or on a weekend. He’s done it for me and he’ll do it for everyone, every time. Ramsey loves duck hunting, and when he is not arranging hunts for his clients, he hunts ducks with close friends and family.  GetDucks.com is purposefully a family company, a specialty company that does just one thing really, really, well: They deliver quality bird hunting experiences. I respect that.  Isn’t that just the kind of outfit you want to do business with in the first place?

Doug Larsen, author of Don’t Shoot the Decoys and The Duck Gods Must be Crazy, regular contributor to Ducks Unlimited magazine, Sporting Classics magazine, The Retriever Journal, Shooting Sportsman, Texas Sporting Journal and others, and co-host of Beretta Waterfowler’s Edge.

Referenced Hunt: Manitoba Canada Spring Snow Goose Hunting

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Great trip from start to finish! Getducks.com layed out all the pre-hunt checklist and travel documentation, and Ramsey and Anita answered all questions.  Makes booking great trips like this very easy. The guide worked relentlessly to find and put us on the birds. As a result, the hunting was great. The lodging and food was top-notch. Had great hunts morning and afternoon.  At the lodge enjoyed great meals and great company of other hunters and our hosts. Great atmosphere all the time!

Brad Britt

Referenced Hunt: Manitoba Canada Goose Hunting

 

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