Central Barren Ground Caribou Hunts. Update.

by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges Caribou don’t always read the script. We learned this the hard way during our 2015 season. For the first time in 23 years, the caribou did not file through camp as usual. After the conclusion of our season we met with the Caribou Management Board, Manitoba Conservation, and

Fly fisherman finds gold in trout, polar bears

Imagine casting your fly into a pool of water that has never seen a human and having it attacked by a voracious 20-inch brook trout of the same bent. The winner is the trout that gets there first. And you "It was incredible," said Brian Irwin, the New England Field Editor for Fly Fisherman Magazine

Cranberry-glazed roast turkey breast

This festive recipe (and photo) by popular freelance travel and food writer Karen Burns-Booth of Lavender and Lovage was adapted from one of the creations in our Blueberries & Polar Bears Cookbook Series (Icebergs & Belugas, page 154) and originally appeared on the Great British Chefs Web site here. Karen is also a recipe developer with

Webber’s Lodges 2017 Sport Show Schedule

by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year -- sport show season! I love heading out on the show circuit with Webber's Lodges and Henik Lake Adventures, connecting with past guests and making new friends. Attending these shows also allows us to support the great organizations that

Best of 2016 — Webber’s Lodges Year in Review

by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges With 2017 fast approaching, and most of 2016 in the rear-view mirror, we thought it would be fun to look back at some of the highlights of our 2016 seasons. Spring Musk Ox Hunting Weston Millward with his Musk Ox. Week one of our spring Musk

Richter Boone and Crockett caribou feeds family

Liz Richter shown above with her father George Weber and Boone and Crockett caribou. Liz Richter has had a difficult time getting anyone to take her hunting. That's probably going to change now. The 39-year-old widowed mother of two from Zimmerman, Minnesota recently became a proud member of the Boone and Crockett Club after taking

Webber’s Lodges’ 2016 Moose Hunting Highlights

Dave Reisner and his Bow Madness bull shown above. by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber’s Lodges Our 2016 moose hunting season was one for the books! Over the past couple of seasons we did some serious homework and built up our inventory of moose hunting camps, and it paid off. After scouring over aerial photos

Manitoba’s New Master Hunter Program

by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges The Hunt/Fish department of Travel Manitoba recently instituted a new Master Hunter Program following the template of the incredibly successful Master Angler Program. For years anglers in Manitoba (residents and visitors) have had the opportunity to enter their special Manitoba angling accomplishments into a database of like-minded fishermen.

The Evolution of a Hunter

by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber’s Lodges I’m fortunate enough to be immersed in the hunting lifestyle. Being in the outdoor industry as an outfitter and guide, surrounding myself with like-minded outdoor enthusiasts for friends, as well as being part of a family that loves hunting and fishing, means I get to live my