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Spring Musk ox and Arctic Wolf Combo


Umingmak, or Barren Ground Muskox hunts take place East of the Thelon Game Sanctuary.  Hunters and guides will travel by snowmobile from the community of Baker Lake (which is the geographic centre of Canada).
 
We began hunting this area in 2007 and have a success rate near 100%.  Over 50% of our bulls score high enough to make the Boone & Crockett record book.  Barren Ground Muskox are up to 15% larger than their Greenland Muskox cousins.
 
Our original hunts took place in March, but we now offer hunts in late April where temperatures will be approximately 20 degrees milder!
 
This area is virtually un-hunted.  We stay in the community of Baker Lake to take advantage of comfortable lodging not generally associated with Muskox hunts.  This also gives us the flexibility to head out in whatever direction the Muskox are.  The ability to travel in any direction is key in giving the hunter excellent opportunities to harvest trophy bulls and Arctic Wolf!
 
We have also been near 100% success on Arctic Wolves.  Their pelts come in a variety of
colours, from almost white to black.  Most have a grayish blue tinge to their fur.
 
Once your hunt is completed, your guide will prep and pack your trophies for shipping to our recommended taxidermist.  They will also quarter out the animal (Muskox) and get the meat back to Baker Lake.
 
Our package is all inclusive from Winnipeg.  The hunts are guided 1 x 1.
 
Hunt Price:  $13,500 plus GST (2.5%)


 2017 Hunt Dates:  April 18 to 24 - 4 hunts available

                                 April 24 to 30 - 4 hunts available

Hunt includes:
  • Airfare from Winnipeg to Baker Lake and return
  • 7 day package, including 5 Full days of hunting
  • 1 x 1 guiding
  • 7 days/6 nights hotel accommodations at Baker Lake
  • All meals during hunt
  • Muskox license, trophy fee, and HTO fees
  • Wolf license
  • Small game hunting
  • Snow mobile rental
  • Trophy and meat prep

 

Hunt does not include:
  • Travel to and from your location to Winnipeg
  • Meals and accommodations in Winnipeg or Southern stopover
  • Licenses for hunting small game
  • Shipping of trophies and/or meat
  • Gratuities
  • Any taxidermy charges (we are using the same taxidermist and he is familar with working with Musk Ox) 
  • Personal items including excess baggage charges, any costs incurred by delays due to bad weather or mechanical problems.
 

Travel Details:

Entry into Canada 

For guests travelling from the U.S.:

If you are a U.S. citizen, ensure you carry proof of citizenship such as a passport, birth certificate, a certificate of citizenship or naturalization, a U.S. Permanent Resident Card, or a Certificate of Indian Status along with photo identification.

For international guests:

The Government of Canada requires that all travellers carry a valid passport because it is the only reliable and universally-accepted travel and identification document for the purpose of international travel.

You will need to arrive in Winnipeg the day before your hunt starts and overnight.  The next morning we will fly you up to Baker Lake. 
We recommend the Four Points by Sheraton at the Winnipeg International Airport for your overnight in Winnipeg.


What to Expect:

Arrive in Winnipeg the day before your Hunt date and spend the night.  We can help with booking rooms if you need.

The following day you will be flown to Baker Lake, Nunavut on Calm Air.  We will send you the flight itinerary once we book your flight.  There are 3 to 4 legs to the flight, so it will take a good portion of the day. You will check into the hotel at Baker Lake.  The guides will already be there. We have a 12 hour waiting period in Nunavut so you will not start hunting until the next morning. However, you hunt includes 5 full days of hunting.

Day 2 through 6 are your hunt days:

  • Breakfast and supper will be served at the hotel.  Lunch will be packed for you and taken onto the tundra. You will leave town on snow machine.  You will have your own.  If you have access to one in your area, it would be good to get familiar with riding it.  They are simple to learn to drive. 
  • You will target Musk Ox first, but any wolf you see on your travels is fair game! Once your Musk Ox is down, you will go after your wolf!!  

On your last day you will fly to Winnipeg.  Because of the multiple legs of the flight, you will spend most of the day travelling, that is why we recommended flying home the following day. Again we can help with booking rooms if needed. 


Trophy Care:


We recommend Mr. Fish Taxidermy for handling of your trophies. They will take care of the permits, brokerage, etc. You can call them direct for pricing: Ask for Wes Wall at 1-204-755-3474

Mr. Fish Taxidermy
73 Myrtle Street
Hazelridge, MB R0E 0Y0


  • We can ship your trophies to Mr. Fish Taxidermy  for fleshing, salting and shipping to a U.S. based Taxidermist. You will incur extra costs for this service as they apply for the USDA permits, etc. but this is the most convenient option and you are assured that your trophy is in good hands. We recommend this option but please call Wes Wall with Mr. Fish Taxidermy regarding delivery time and costs involved (Ph: 1-204-755-3474)
  • Mr. Fish Taxidermy can also do the taxidermy work and ship to you direct when complete.
  • You can make the necessary arrangements with a Taxidermist of your choice in Winnipeg and we will ship direct to them.



PAYMENT TERMS

  • A $4,000 per person deposit is due at the time of making your reservation. A reservation is not considered firm until the deposit is received by Webber’s Lodges. We accept payment by check or credit card for initial deposits
  • Final payment is due 90 days prior to your departure and can be paid by check, wire transfer or credit card (Visa/Master Card) with a 3% fee.
  • Full payment must accompany any reservation made less than 90 days prior to trip start date.

Once final payment has been received you will receive an information package regarding your trip details.

Send your deposit to:

Webber's Lodges
P.O. Box 10
Ile des Chenes, Manitoba, Canada
R0A 0T0


Cancellation Policy:

Deposits and payments are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE to subsequent years. If space and availability permits we would be happy to credit your deposit and payments towards another trip within the same year.
 
Lodge Purchases

All purchases made in camp are in U.S. funds or equivalent. All transactions must be traveler’s checks, cash, Visa or Master Card.
 

Notes:
  • We strongly suggest the purchase of travel insurance.  In addition to helping with trip cancellation, insurance can protect against additional costs incurred due to travel delays or interruptions which is a reality of trips to remote locations such as our lodges.
  • There is a satellite phone for emergency use at our camps. A charge of $10 to connect and a $3/minute charge will be applied.

If you would like more information about our rates, please contact us at 1-888-WEBBERS or by e-mail: info@webberslodges.com.