Bear Hunting Prices

Species- Black Bear (66% Color Phase)

Season: Spring & Fall -Archery, Muzzle loader, Rifle 

Our opening dates for Bear Season change from year to year, please contact me for exact opening dates which will always fall on a Monday. Below are time frames only:

Spring- Middle of May to Middle of June- Resident, Non-Resident, Foreign Resident

Fall-Beginning of Sept to End of Oct- Resident, Non-Resident, Foreign Resident

Arrive on Sunday/Depart following Saturday

Hunts are 6 nights stay, 5 days hunting!

Price US Funds= $3400.00 /hunter -fantastic fishing included!      

Important note: No black flies, no-seeum's, only mosquitoes!

Like to catch Fish before or after your bear hunt? Yes CATCH fish, Walleye and Pike are abundant here and you can even catch them right off the dock 50 steps from the lodge. Enjoy a delicious shore lunch of fried walleye during the week, and take a limit home too!

We provide such a great trip for our guests and one of the many important factors, on any outfitted hunt is our amazing staff! We employ only the best and reward them well for their service to you and us. I can't stress how important great staff is for ensuring a great experience. Seasoned traveling hunters will back that claim from their past experiences with various Lodges and Outfitter's employees, some great and some not so great. That is where your success starts on your trip, leaving the work to us, you just enjoy  the hunt. 

If a hunt with us is not what you are looking for? Then you want to find out before your compare because it may just be exactly what you are looking for. We should have a conversation to fully understand each other before you decide. There is more to explain than we can write about here. 
 We also have a list of references we encourage you to call and ask all about us. Here are a few excerpts from the growing list Testimonials
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Included in all the guided hunts

.         All applicable taxes

·         Clean, warm private accommodations

·         All bedding, towels, etc

·         Daily housekeeping

·         3 hearty mouthwatering meals/day

·         Assortment of major hunting equipment

·         1 expert guide per 2-3 hunters

·         Friendly personal service and use of all facilities

·         Big game trophy handling and freezing.

·         Professional Outdoorsmen (Guiding and Lodging Outfitter)


Not included:

  • Hunting License (Big Game hunts add $100 non resident Government Allocation fee)

  • Soft drinks, snacks, etc

  • Taxidermy nor shipping of trophy or meat

  • Personal hunting equipment

  • Pre/post hunt accommodations and travel

  • Alcohol beverages

  • Gratuities


Deposits required to book your hunt: 

$500.00 per hunter to reserve a spot years in advance.

$500.00 (total of $1000) deposit balance due January 01,yr of hunt.

Balance of hunt price due 60 days before arrival.

*All deposits and final payments are non-refundable. 

Payment made out to:

Riverside Lodge

PO Box 358

Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada

R7N 2V2



Below is a list of things to bring

For all of our hunts we want to remind hunters to bring any medications, puffers, Eppipen or allergy medication if you are allergic to bee stings, etc. We are a fair distance from any emergency services and while hunting the response time is even greater. There are no air-ambulances locally.

 Bear Hunting

  • Camouflage or hunter green clothing. 

  • Blaze orange hat/togue and vest for the fall hunt.

  • Thermacell or Mosquito repellant and/or Mosquito netting jacket, head gear, etc. (no black flies here! Just mosquitoes)

  • Safety harness and lanyard

  • Firearm and ammunition

  • Waterproof walking boots

  • Rain gear

  • Knee high rubber boots

  • Light jacket

  • Light footwear for around camp/lodge

  • Insulated jacket

  • Headwear - light

  • Headwear - insulated

  • Gloves - light

  • Gloves or Mitts - insulated

  • Insulated pants or jumpsuit or long underwear

  • Personal effects, such as medication, toiletries, alcohol and tobacco.

  • Cooler (if you wish to take meat/trophy home)

  • Passport is now required

  • Hunter safety Certification

  • Border crossing forms pre filled.( firearms declaration form 1-800-731-4000),info @ Canada customs 1-800-461-9999

  • Travel arrangements made and confirmed

  • Camera

  • Optional- Any old unwashed T-shirt of yours that you don't mind giving to the "bears". 

  • Thermos

The weather is usually very pleasant in May, June, September and October but some mornings can be quite cold. Temps range from 75 F to 40 F.

It may snow in October but more likely in November and December. One should be prepared for winter weather after approximately November 1st when temperatures can be 10 F and colder. It is not uncommon to have some snowfall in May either, so be prepared.

Hunting in winter conditions can be very pleasant so long as one is properly dressed, and has the necessary equipment.

 Hunters please note:

All hunters are required to sight in their rifles at our range on day of arrival. Allow for arrival in daylight and extra ammunition accordingly.

All Hunters - Hunter safety Certification is required to purchase a hunting license in Manitoba.

Wounded policy- If the animal is hit but not recovered, the hunt is considered complete and the hunt is over. Rest assurred we will search as hard as physically possible with available sign to track the animal. It is best of you make a perfect shot so practice lots before your hunt.

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