Black Bear Hunt in British Columbia Canada

1 X 1 Rifle - Crossbow - Bow $6,000

2024 /2025

Black Bear Hunt in British Columbia

7-Day Black Bear Hunt in the Remote Caribou Mountains

1 X 1 $6,000 Rifle, Bow or Crossbow

2 X 1 $5,000 Rifle, Bow or Crossbow

Hunt Includes:

  • 7 Full Hunting Days
  • Black Bear Trophy Fee
  • Airport Pick-up and Return (Williams Lake)
  • All Vehicles and necessary Equipment
  • Food and Beverages
  • Field Prep of Trophies

Not Included:

  • Alcohol
  • Sleeping Bags / Pillows / Mattress Pads (for remote hunts)
  • Rifle and Ammunition - (Rifle Rentals Available)
  • Taxidermy, Shipping of Trophies
  • Before and After Hunt Accommodations and Food
  • Federal GST Tax on Goods and Services
  • Gratuities



Available on all hunts*

Trophy Fee - FREE!

* Wolf Tag Required  $52.50 CAD


Extras: (2022 Pricing)

  • Hunting License $189.00 CAD
  • Black Bear Tag $189.00 CAD
  • GOABC Hunter Preservation Fee $250.00 CAD

A second bear can be taken for a $1,500 trophy fee plus GST.

Observer Rate: $180 / Day

Rifle Rental - $100 / Trip

This is your chance to hunt Black Bears in British Columbia’s Caribou Mountains with one of Canada’s most experienced guides. With over 42 years of experience guiding in the area, this is the outfitter that can put you on the black bear of a lifetime!

Can you get a cheaper hunt in the States? Sure, but this is British Columbia! I can only describe it as beautiful. Personally, it is the most beautiful place I have ever hunted. Tremendous amounts of bears, lots of game, and great accommodations and food. If you have the means and the time to get here, you will not regret it. It is like hunting in a painting!

Black Bear Hunting

Black bears are found in abundance in this area. Contrary to mountain goat hunting, you do not need to be in mountain shape to be successful on this hunt. These hunts will primarily be based out of a lodge or cabin. You will have a comfortable bed, tasty food, and see lots of bears. I hunted there in the fall for Mountain goats and saw bears every day. This will be a hunt that utilizes vehicles or ATVs to access areas that the bears like to frequent in the spring while searching for food. Black bears love grassy slides where emerging plants provide high nutrition for bears that have just emerged from hibernation. On a typical day’s hunt, you will eat breakfast and depart shortly afterward for select locations where you can glass slashes, logging roads, and slides that bears like to frequent. Most bears are seen from 10:00 a.m. to dusk, so it is not necessary to be out at daybreak. Once a suitable black bear is spotted, a plan will be made to get you within shooting range. You can expect shots to range from 50 yards up to 350 yards. Typical shots are from 100 – 250 yds.

Bow Hunting for Black Bear

This is a hunt that can be accomplished with a bow. You will need to be able to walk some, but the outfitter is 100% on getting his clients a black bear with a bow. With a crossbow, it is even easier. If you have dreamed of hunting a black bear by the Spot and Stalk method, this is the hunt to book!

Large Black bear TrophyTrophy black bear

Color Phases and Size of the Local Black Bear Population.

This area has large bears, with many reaching into the Boone and Crocket record book 70% of the bears taken are of black coloration and the other 30% are color phases. Most of the bears taken here make the SCI book.

The Caribou Mountain Region

This outfitter has the exclusive guiding rights to 3,500 square miles of prime big game country bordering Wells Gray Provincial Park and the Cariboo Mountains. The terrain varies from slow meandering rivers where the great chinook salmon spawn to lofty alpine meadows and mountains reaching more than 10,000 feet. Approximately one-half of this area is roadless wilderness, while the remainder has logging road access to his camps and hot spots for bear moose, and deer.

Map Link to Black Bear Hunt in Canada

The outfitter has a wide variety of big game species to hunt within his territory. Silver-tipped grizzlies inhabit much of our rugged mountainous terrain but currently cannot be hunted. Black bears in various color phases are plentiful throughout the area. The average black bear here squares over 6 feet, with many going over 7 feet. Wolves are plentiful as well and can be taken on all his hunts, or as a hunt unto themselves. Canadian moose are widespread throughout this territory, with trophies being taken each year in the 40" to 55" category. The mountain goats here are second to none, with record book billies taken annually. The region has become well known for its massive mature mule deer but, as in many areas, in recent years has declined in population. Many record book cats also come out of the Cariboo and our largest cougar taken ranks # 4 in the world.

The outfitter runs his spring bear huns from May 1 - June 15,

On the first hunt, you will not see as many bears but will see some really big ones. Up high in the mountains, there is still snow, so when the bears come out of hibernation, they head for the only green grass and growth - straight down for the valley!

The Black Bear Lodge

Most hunts are conducted from the outfitter’s base camp. The outfitter has a home/lodge set on a scenic river with comfortable client bedrooms, clean bathrooms, and excellent food. Additionally, the outfitter has a series of lodges/cabins placed throughout the area. Some of these cabins are lakefront and offer outstanding fishing and views.

Black Bear Lodge Sitting AreaHunter Bedroom at Black Bear Lodge

Proper fitting boots suitable for hiking and climbing in the mountains are important for this hunt. Kennetrek’s uninsulated mountain boots are perfect fits for this hunt! Their new Corrie 3.2 Hikers would also be a good boot for this hunt. Just be sure to bring a pair of boots that are broken in to prevent foot problems. A good rain suit is also necessary to ward off any sudden showers that may occur during this time of year.

The Black Bear Outfitter

This outfitter has been hunting, fishing, and running traplines in this region for his whole life. He has continuously outfitted in this area for 42 years and over time, has accumulated many great exclusive hunting areas from other outfitters’ retirements. His hunting areas now cover over 4,000 sq miles of game-filled wilderness habitat. He maintains over 200 miles of trail, allowing for horse access into remote areas that receive little hunting pressure.

This outfitter has some special and unique areas that allow for getting someone that is not in mountain shape to be able to harvest a black bear. Due to the bear density, you will see lots of bears and it is only a matter of time until you spot one that deserves a spot in your trophy room!

Getting There

Many hunters drive to the main lodge. It is about a 5 to 6-hour drive North of Vancouver.

For those of you who will fly in, Williams Lake, British Columbia is your destination. Most hunters will fly to Vancouver, and then take a flight on Pacific Coastal Airlines to Williams Lake, where you will be met by the outfitter and transported the 1-hour drive to his main lodge.


A 40% non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your dates. Though non-refundable you may move your hunt and deposit to a different date in the same calendar year, subject to availability, at no additional charge; or to another year, at the new year's price, subject to availability, for a price increase of 10%. Final Payment may be made in any of the following forms: personal cheque, money order, or bank draft.

EXCLUSIONS: Airfare, Taxidermy, International Shipping of Trophies, GST Tax, Gratuities, Rifle Rental and Ammunition, Alcohol, Deboning or Processing of Meat, Gratuities

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