From geese in the marshes to big game in the forests, for those who shoot with a gun to those who shoot with a camera, Southwest Manitoba offers a hunting experience to remember. Before embarking on any hunting adventures whether it be for white-tail deer, waterfowl or any other animals please familiarize yourself with both federal and provincial laws governing licensing, guns, shot, season dates, export, guide accompaniment and other resident/non-resident regulations.
Brandon Hills Wildlife Management Area (Brandon)
The area provides important habitat for a variety of wildlife and plant species and is available for recreational activities such as hiking, cross-country skiing, cycling and bird watching. Hunting is also allowed during regulated hunting seasons. Maps of the area are available at the Riverbank Discovery Centre. Call for more information.
Little Saskatchewan River Outfitters (Minnedosa)
Guiding/Outfitting business specializing in bow hunts for white tail deer and black bear. Allocation of 12 non-resident archery deer licences and 6 non-resident bear tags. Provide bear hunts for residents in the spring and fall. Provide archery deer hunts for residents and non- residents in the fall. All hunting takes place in and along Little Saskatchewan River Valley, near Minnedosa. All accommodations and meals for hunters are provided by local motels and restaurants. The premise is wheel chair accessible. Can accommodate physically challenged hunters. Owned and operated by Ernie and Marilyn Noordenbos.
Sourisford Park (Coulter) (Melita)
“Oldest Park in Western Canada.” The park is home to the annual Pioneer Picnic and 2010 will mark it’s 129th. To this day, the park is actively used and is a favorite spot for campers, picnickers, birdwatchers, hunters, and fisherman. Playground equipment and washrooms.