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What to Bring on Your Trophy Hunt in Alberta

What to Bring on Your Trophy Hunt in Alberta

Travel documents

  • You will need a passport to enter Canada.
  • For more border crossing details visit www.bordercrossing.ca.
  • It is your responsibility to make sure you will not be refused entry into Canada.

Firearms Declaration Form:

  • You will need a firearms declaration form to clear your rifle through customs.
  • There is a $30 payment at the border to process this form.
  • You can complete the online form or download it here: Non-Resident Firearm Declaration.
  • Please fill out form in triplicate but do not sign until you are with a Canadian customs agent.
  • Handguns are not allowed in Canada.

WIN (Wildlife Identification Number)

Other Recommendations

  • Hunters with special needs or disabilities please let us know about it before you get into camp so we can make the necessary arrangements (e.g.  special diet, mobility restrictions, etc..)
  • We recommend that you bring a low-power riflescope (that has a low power setting somewhere between 1 and 4 as most shots are very close).

Personal Items For Your Hunt

  • Archery hunters should shoot about (50-75 pound bow) along with 2 dozen arrows and at least 1 inch broad heads.
  • Binoculars
  • Medium weight sleeping bag with pillow
  • Your choice of clothing (nice warm jacket, warm socks, and warm sweaters, along with some lighter wear).
  • One pair of rubber boots, one pair of hiking boots, and shoes for around camp.
  • Wool socks and several pairs of regular socks
  • 2 pairs of warm underwear and several pairs or regular underwear
  • Good raincoat and pants
  • A good knife --flashlight--lighter or matches---water bottle---alarm clock
  • a good camera or video camera with spare batteries
  • Towel and face cloth---soap and shampoo
  • Daypack
  • Personal toiletries and medication
  • Mosquito repellent and head net (Must bring)
  • Dry bags (bring capes home)
  • Chest Waders