Saskatchewan??????????

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  1. Wall-llard Willie

    Wall-llard Willie

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    Contemplating a trip to Saskatchewan for 2018.
    Looking for info/suggestions/do's/don't ect. water/field/both
    Not sure if I will freelance or go guided yet till I determine who or how many I can get to go.
    I potentially have a large farm in the Foam Lake area to hunt.
    appreciate any info or feedback.
    Bill
     
  2. jwinks

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    Freelance for sure. I had one person say “no”, but that was because someone had asked earlier that day, and the farmer told me a different field to try that he said birds were using. Don’t bother hunting potholes, they are impossible to wade.

    Do bring all of your groceries, and especially booze.
     
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    My deer outfitter has offered us a early deer hunt at his bear/moose camp. He told us he would include as much waterfowl hunting as we want. So we could deer hunt half days and waterfowl hunt. He is located on a delta on the Saskatchewan river. I have to believe that would be some great hunting. Not sure we will bring our shotguns but I might.
     
  4. walter sniper

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    Watch “hired to Hunt” on YouTube.
    These guys have their **** together
     
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    Sent you a pm
     
  6. don novicki

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    Freelance all the way. Easy to do and when I was there 2013there wasn't a scrap of posted ground anywhere. Pick an area. Call the local chamber of commerce. Get an "RM" map of the area and you will note that it is laid out in sections which are identified with the land owners name and address. Scout until you find a field you want to hunt, call or stop by the landowners place and secure permission (which is easy) then hunt it the next morning. Big country up there and stuff is expensive. Gas will be your most of expensive component. One hell of a long drive too.....
     
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  7. Wall-llard Willie

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    I'll be driving out in June for a fishing trip. Have a friend whos aunt farms 10,000 acres near Foam Lake. going to stop in a make a aquainteses.
     
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    We go to a place appx 100 miles NE of Foam Lake, and have had great experiences freelancing. Canadas, Snows, Specks, and Ducks in the fields as well as pothole and marsh hunting for ducks. If you're interested in details pm me.
     
  9. jwinks

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    Don’t limit yourself based on knowing you have permission. Basically everyone will let you hunt. Finding lodging is a bigger factor.
     
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  10. jwinks

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    Although it seems like a good enough spot to start. :)
     
  11. wavie

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    having a place to stay is more important than exclusive access to fields. birds move around, alot. dropping the name of who you may be staying with/or know has more pull in getting permission to hunt.

    its a VERY long drive to Saskatchewan.
     
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  12. Wall-llard Willie

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    I hear you but long is relative:)
    I've been doing long distance road trips since I was 16 when my father and I would drive 30hrs straight through out west every summer and back. I do Florida in one day no problem, 1600 miles to Wyoming solo without blinking.
    To me Saskatchewan is 2-15 hour days which is not bad at all.
     
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  13. LoBrass

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    We went to Manitoba with 4. We would split up into 2 groups for afternoons. One group scouted and the other duck hunted. We would hunt together mornings and switch the next day.

    Awesome places up there.
     
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  14. jwinks

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    Also, buy a bird hitch.
     
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  15. wavie

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    A 2 day drive is very doable.

    every small town has an RM (rural municipality) office for land owner maps.

    go for an adventure and you wont be disappointed.