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.
Pre-spawn prime time for trophy northerns When the ice starts to melt, big northern pike go on the prowl, not just for food, but for the ultimate spawning ground. As the sunlight attacks and the ice starts to trickle into the water, northern pike start moving into areas adjacent to the shallow sun-warmed spawning sites.
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
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
by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber’s Lodges When most hunters speak of "Dangerous Game", they are referring to hunting predators such as bears and lions and large antelope with angry dispositions like "Black Death": the cape buffalo of many African hunting tales. As dangerous as these hunts may be, when you interfere with the breeding
Jim Yuel There are some common threads running through the families that hunt and fish with Webber's Lodges. Not only do they cherish the outdoors and understand the true value of nature when it comes to raising a family, they're also strong supporters of conservation organizations. And many of the patriarchs who
Greg, Paul and Gene Vukelic. All smiles at North Knife Lake. They came for the fishing and stayed for the family. Twenty years ago, Gene Vukelic, Chairman of Try-It Distributing Co. Inc. in Buffalo, New York, was part of a large group on a Labatt-sponsored trip deep into the heart of polar bear
Helen Webber today. Cranberries at Seal River! by Helen Webber It was during the early days of our foray into the tourism business. The girls, Jeanne, Toni and Shari, were still very young, between six and 11, and we had recently moved into my family home in Churchill, which had been torn apart
by Russ Mehling, General Manager, Webber's Lodges As we approach a new year of adventures at Webber's Lodges, we thought it would be a good time to pause and reflect on some of your 2015 accomplishments. Musk Ox Hunting Our new and improved Musk Ox hunts (in partnership with Henik Lake Adventures) got our season
The Caribou Hunters: Scott and Merle Meszaros. In late September of 2014, Merle Meszaros and his son Scott hunted barren ground caribou with Webber's Lodges and Henik Lake Adventures. We thought they'd had a good hunt with us, but it had been awhile since we'd seen or heard from them. Until… We found