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Local: (705) 624-3512

What to Bring

What to Bring

What to Bring on a Black Bear Hunting Trip

  • Previous hunting license CN or US
  • Warm Clothes (Never know what the temperature will be)
  • Hunter Orange hat and vest (camo orange is not acceptable in Ontario)
  • Weapon of choice, gun, bow or crossbow
  • Soft guncase or bowcase (legal requirement)
  • Scentlock suit/Scent Killer
  • Bug jacket and repellent
  • Rain Gear
  • Extra Footware/Gloves
  • Flash lights (Batteries)
  • Binoculars
  • Coolers & Freezer Bags for meat
  • Hunting knife/sharpener
  • Scentlock suit/Scent Killer
  • Fishing rod and tackle
  • Food & Drink for Bare Bones package

If you have any questions please contact us.

Sun Tan Lotion: The farther north you go, the thinner the atmosphere gets and the higher the UV index gets. With this in mind, if you are use to SPF 8 down south, then you will get the same results with SPF 25 in Gowganda.

Non-Resident Firearm Declaration Forms

Non-resident firearm declaration forms are available by emailing, or by calling 1-800-731-4000 (Canada and U.S.) or 1-506-624-5380 (other countries) and from all Customs offices across Canada. Visit the RCMP web site for more information

Download Non-Resident Canadian Firearm Declaration Form

Download Non-Resident Firearm Declaration Continuation Sheet

Non-resident Black Bear license tag and game seal is $230.31

Game Export Permit is $35

Ontario Black Bear Hunting Regulations (Adobe .pdf)

Additional Bear Hunting License Information & Programs (Adobe .pdf)