Ahh… the great annual tradition.
Once again Team Webber’s Wild headed north to procure meat for the long winter ahead and judging from the photos it was a successful expedition. The trip began in Churchill with a great snowmobile ride of about two hours along the Hudson Bay coast to our lodge at Dymond Lake, our home base for the hunt.
Nolan had everything prepared for us ahead of time so opening up and lighting the fire was a snap and we were soon on our way to our favourite moose pastures. We only had about an hour of daylight left on the first day and did not see any of the “swamp donkeys” we sought, but fresh tracks gave us inspiration for the following day.
Day two brought a bit of wind and snow, which was no surprise to anyone, and we were out in the delta marshes by first light. The action was fast and furious right off the hop and by 9 a.m. Riley and Adam had each harvested a delicious calf.
Mike and Allison continued scouting and in less than an hour spotted a cow moose peering out at them from the willows. A few moments of watching brought two great bulls to their feet where they had been snoozing the morning away near their lady friend.
Allison grabbed her trusty 30-06 and a couple of well-placed shots resulted in her first beautiful bull moose, With three moose on the ground, the work began in earnest and it was a very happy albeit tired and hungry crew that returned to the cabin well after dark, stomachs having long since forgotten the hot dog roast…
and hungry for more.