Bait for the bears and nothing better than Beaver carcasses.
Beavers collected from Spring trapping and we chop them up and put pieces in the meat barrel at the bait.
Bear hunting Breaky
Hasbrowns, eggs, Manitoba bacon, fresh fruit, Oj, brown toast, home made jam, peanut butter and anything else you may need is what covers the table for bear camp.
Big Grass Bear 101
Before we head to the stand Tom does Bear 101, tells hunters what we expect of them and answers any questions they many have. Also shot placement, what to do if a bear comes up your tree and when we will be there to pick you up after shooting light has go
Brunch at Big Grass Fall Bear Camp 2013
Monday Morning hunters are up early in prep for the hunt this afternoon. Bacon eggs and Hash browns, homemade jam, rye toast, and OJ, to fill the holes, then a snack to take to the field, and supper when they return.
On way home from town and came along 2 turkey buzzards at a dead carcass on the road. One fellow is trying to get a bite while other fellow is being very protective of the food.
Ducks in Manitoba
19 days since I first saw this hatch of Canvasbacks and they are nearly grown up. They roost here on this stump during night away from any predators.
Manitoba Northern PIke
Toms brother Tim went on a fly-in fishing trip in northern Manitoba and landed this 40 inch northern. They caught enough fish Tim quit fishing said he caught enough.
Pothole ducks in Manitoba
Many mudhens in the local potholes and ponds in the area. The young ones will be hatching soon.
Outdoors in Manitoba
Out for a drive and saw this abandoned farm house. Many stories behind those walls will be told by some family in the area. Not many of our homestead houses are made from stone so donot last long after empty.
Hunting in Manitoba
Young doe does not move an inch as I drive slowly past the approach. then she walks off into the woods.
July in Manitoba when you are a farmer involves lots of checking and spraying to keep insects and disease from decreaseing yeild in the crops. Here Bruce sprays fungicide for leaf mold and other diseases due to high humidity and rains and thick ffolage
Prairie Pothole hunting
Canvaseback hen and her ducklings sit on this stump where it is safe from coyotes and other predators.
July 1, Canada Day
Patty our waterfowl cook and grand daughter Hannah rode their horses in the parade at the local Canada Day Celebrations.
A Greenhead teal hen sitts on theis little island with here brood. Should make some good shooting in October this fall.
Manitoba Whitetail Doe
I believe this doe has just fawned, she is in the buffalo fence jsut north of the lodge and I had seen her regularly by herself and today I see her laying here in grass, she stayed here for 2 days then I saw here up the hill but no fawn in site but I ex
Manitoba Canadian Geese
Just half mile from the lodge a pair of Canada geese and goslings make thier way across the neighbours pea field.
Whitetail hunting in Manitoba
This doe has been in the Buffalo b
Happy Happy Mallards
Phil Robertson says Happy Happy
Every year we have a group of grads aarrive to celebrate their last year together. here some of the group are sitting around relaxing and haveing a cool one!
Taxidermist in Manitoba
Holmans Taxidermy in Brandon, does a large number of bear mounts over the season. Here they are laying everywhere, draining, thawing and getting ready to put forms in.