- A .270 minimum recommended caliber rifle
- Muzzleloaders must be a minimum of .50 caliber
- A “recurve” bow must be no less than 40 lbs at a 29″ draw
- No compound bows can be set at less than 40 lbs and no broad heads less the 7/8 inch
- Personal identification is require for firearm importation papers (Non-Resident Firearm Declaration Form). You can find the required declaration form on the RCMP website (Form Number 5589E – click to access at rcmp-grc.gc.ca).
- All hunters in Manitoba require a Hunters Safety Certificate or equivalent
- A hunter orange garment and hat are required (must be solid orange). The outer garment must consist of not less that 400-sq inches of hunter orange material above the waist and visible from all sides (fall season only).
- Be sure to check with your airline for regulations on weapon and ammunition transportation.
What to Bring With You
These are just guidelines to help you pack for your trip. Please use your own discretion. Check with your airline and Customs to ensure your luggage will not cause any problems when you cross the border.
- Rubber boots and warm waterproof hunting boots
- Light footwear for around the camp
- Rain gear
- Warm clothing for temperatures from 30°F to 70°F (-1°C to 18°C)
- Gloves, bug tamer suit head net
- Adequate personal clothing
- Camo hunting clothing
- Cover scent
- Personal toiletries including a towel
- Safety harness (this is mandatory due to our insurance)
- Day pack
- Small personal first aid kit
- Flashlight with extra batteries
- Video camera and/or digital camera
- Closed-cell foam cushion seat
- Insect repellent
- Med-light fishing gear if you want to fish
- Large coolers for taking your trophy and meat home with you