Hunting 

Thanks to Spruce Island Camps location being as close to the middle of Lake of The Woods as you can get, there is an abundance of hunting opportunities.  Whether it is on the surrounding islands or the Aulneau Peninsula, which is primitive weapons only for big game, you are sure to have an exciting and memorable adventure.

Black Bear
May 1 to June 15 and August 15 to October 31. Please note that the Aulneau Peninsula is primitive weapons only.
We provide two bait stations per hunter. They can be set-up either on the Aulneau Peninsula or one of the many islands within our bear management area. Please note; we can only accommodate a limited number of bear hunters per year.
Please email or give us a call to discuss our bear hunting packages.
Deer
Resident
 Sept 1 - Oct 2 in WMU(wildlife management unit) 7B(islands) and is Bow only.  
Oct 3  - Oct 9 in WMU 7B and is Bow and Muzzle Loader only.
Oct 10 - Dec 15 in WMU 7B and is Modern or Primitive weapons.
Oct 10 - Dec 15 in WMU 7A  ( Aulneau Peninsula) and is Primitive weapons only.
Non-Resident
 Sept 19 - Oct 2 in WMU(wildlife management unit) 7B(islands) and is Bow only. 
Oct 3 - Oct 9 in WMU 7B and is Bow and Muzzle Loader only.
Oct 10 - Nov 15 in WMU 7B and is Modern or Primitive weapons.
Oct 10 - Nov 15 in WMU 7A  ( Aulneau Peninsula) and is Primitive weapons only.
Spruce Island Camp does provide licensed Deer Guides which are required for those hunting within the Territorial District of Rainy River.
Non-Resident Small Game
Ruff and Spruce Grouse
September 15 - December 31, combined daily limit of 5 for a total of 15 in possession.
Waterfowl
September 10.  Waterfowl are regulated by the Federal Government and require a Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit(Duck Stamp) along with your Small Game license. You may purchase  your  permit on-line through Environment Canada.
Wolf
September 15 - March 31.  A Wolf Game Seal is required along with your Small Game License to hunt Wolf.
This is a very basic version of the non-resident Hunting Regulations, for complete rules, regulations and changes please refer to the Ontario Hunting Regulations Summary.  If you have questions or need clarification please email Paul at paulc@spruceislandcamp.com.  You may now purchase your Hunting Licenses on-line just like your  Fishing Licenses.
"Attention Hunters"
Mandatory Hunter Reporting Requirements
All hunters, resident and non-resident that purchase a tag to hunt deer, bear or wolf must complete a hunter report.  You are required to complete a hunter report even if you did not participate in the hunt or harvest an animal.  Refer to the Hunter Reporting Requirements section of the Ontario Hunting Regulations Book for details on timelines, how to submit your report and potential consequences for not reporting.

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