Photo and story by Roy Sumner Manitoba moose hunting season 2018. The coldest September I've seen in over 20 years in the north. My hunters, Brian and Shelly, were a great husband and wife team from Wyoming. We were standing on the shore of the lake staring at a giant bull track in the snow.
Caribou hunters. Ed DeYoung (left) and Ned Greer. by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges In our first installment of field judging animals we looked at how simple it is to score Musk Ox. Well, you can forget about that this month. We’re going to look at the most confusing score sheet of all the animals
Being in shape means enjoying moments like the above. by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges If you’re like me, you’ve probably stopped reading already because you saw a reference to one of the vilest words in the English language: EXERCISE. For those who are still with me, I’m not going to try imparting any
Liz Richter above with her father George Weber and Boone and Crockett caribou. Father's Day takes place on Sunday, June 18 this year and not only does it bring back fond memories of our own outdoor adventures with Dad, it does the same for our guests, many of whom return to our lodges years after
Tough shot! But not if you've practiced. by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges One of the most exciting parts of any hunt is the time spent preparing. From purchasing new gear to getting in shape for a new adventure, these activities all build anticipation prior to departure. One of my favorite preparatory chores is
by Jon Baker One of the great things about having dreams is when they come true. During my many many years of hunting, I have been blessed to adventure, explore and harvest almost everything on my dream list, except for a Musk Ox. Until this past spring. I was hunting outside of McGrath, Alaska in
by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber’s Lodges In this day and age it seems that the goal of a lot of people is to become famous. It doesn’t even seem to matter if it’s for positive or negative reasons. The hunting community is not immune to this phenomenon, and I have heard a lot of
by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber’s Lodges What an odd year! Normally when I do a season wrap-up there are several paragraphs going into detail on all the adversity we faced and how we overcame. Constant change is something you get accustomed to when operating in the far North, with limited access to almost everything.
by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges 5 more tips for getting the photo everyone talks about! Last month, we looked at staging your trophy wild game photos. This month we want to look at what makes the difference between taking breathtaking photos and photos that fail to share the emotion of your hunt. Remember
Field judging a Musk Ox What to look for when hunting these unique creatures by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges Over the next few months, we’re going to present a series of blog posts on field judging animals, specifically, those animals Webber’s Lodges and Henik Lake Adventures offer adventures for. The intention of these