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
Transportation to and from private/crown land
Depending on hunt taken, meals not included
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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.
Deer Hunting Dates: Please contact us for exact hunting dates. All hunts end December 15.
Archery starts at the end of September
Muzzleloader starts mid-October
Rifle starts near the end of October.
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
Good warm boots
Walkie Talkies are useful
Food & Drink
GPS is useful
Whitetail Deer Hunting
Whitetail Hunting Photos
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Ontario Hunting Regulations:
Visit the MNR website at www.mnr.gov.on.ca for hunting regulations.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Canadian Firearms Declaration Form:
You will be required to fill out a temporary gun permit to bring firearms into Canada (Firearm Declaration Form). The fee is $25 payable at the border crossing.
Non-Resident Firearm Declaration Forms are available by emailing
email@example.com, 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
Please Note: Do not sign your declaration form until the customs agent asks you to.