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Outfitter Review - Whale River Lodge

Submit Date: Dec 27, 2000

Outfitter Information

Outfitter Name: Whale River Lodge

Outfitter / Contact: Alain Tardif

Location: Quebec, Canada

Hunt Information

Animals Hunted: Caribou

Game Quality: Fair

Game Quantity: Fair

Accomodations: Good

Camp Condition: Good

Food Quality: Good

Guide Experience: Good

Other Personal Experience: Good

Review Information

Hunter: Mike Murphy



Would Recommend: Yes

Overall Impression: OK

Staff/guides in first camp were very accomodating. Unfortunately, there were no 'bou within 70 miles of camp. We were moved to another camp on the afternoon of the 4th day of a five day hunt. Information on the actual timing of the move was very slow in coming - we actually wasted most of day 4 waiting for the plane to arrive. This was very frustrating. No animals were seen until the final day. My brother and I shot nice bulls with a rifle (we shared a single rifle) since our original intent was to bowhunt. I think our expectations of having our choice of bulls were met with the reality of having to take any bull on the last day was a disappointment. All staff and accomodations were solid. I've heard many worse horror stories on a "dream hunt" that took many years to save for....

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