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  • Merkel's Camp Whitetail Deer Hunt includes:
  • Extensive pre-scouting and orientation
  • Delicious home cooked meals
  • Very comfortable accommodation
  • Deer hunting License ($224)
  • Assistance with retrieval and skinning of deer

    Not Included:

  • Export Fee
  • Transportation to and from private/crown land
  • Depending on hunt taken, meals not included

    2012 Hunt Prices:
    With Meals: $2540 Canadian Funds
    Without Meals: $2190 Canadian Funds


  • A deposit of $500.00 is required 15 days after booking
  • An additional $500.00 is required 60 days prior to hunt
  • All hunts are Saturday to Friday.

    2012 Deer Hunting Dates:
    Archery: September 29th - December 15th
    Muzzleloader: October 13th - December 15th
    Rifle: October 27th - December 15th

  • What to Bring for your Deer Hunting Trip:
  • A new or old state hunting license so you can get an Ontario license
  • Good warm layered clothing. Hunting in Northwestern Ontario can expose you to a wide variety of weather conditions and temperatures. Hunters must be prepared for extreme cold to seasonably mild temperatures.
  • Hunter orange vest or coat and hat is required - has to be solid orange, camo pattern does not qualify
  • Rifle: a .270 or larger caliber rifle
  • Bow: a 40lb+ bow.
  • Any calls, rattles or scent eliminators etc.
  • Trigger lock and or a secure case for storing firearms.
  • Soft rifle case or gun sock for transporting firearms outside of legal hunting times.
  • Personal medications and toiletries
  • Food and beverages if not taking the meal plan hunt
  • ATV if you have one but are not mandatory
  • Thermos
  • Flashlight
  • Good warm boots
  • Walkie Talkies are useful
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  • GPS is useful

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    Canadian Firearms Declaration Form:
    You can phone toll free 1-800-731-4000 and purchase a declaration form for $25 or download the form for free at Download CAFC 909 (PDF 323 KB)

    Canadian Firearms Declaration Form Continuation Sheet: Download CAFC 910 (PDF 300 KB)

    Please Note: Do not sign your declaration form until the customs agent asks you to.

    Download Ontario Whitetail Deer Hunting Regulations in (.pdf)

    Should you have any general questions pertaining to the hunting regulations summary please contact the Natural Resource Information Centre at 1-800-667-1940 or by emailing

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