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    Merkel's Camp Whitetail Deer Hunt includes:
  • Extensive pre-scouting and orientation
  • Delicious home cooked meals
  • Very comfortable accommodation
  • Deer hunting License ($224)
  • Assistance with retrieval and skinning of deer

    Not Included:

  • Export Fee
  • Transportation to and from private/crown land
  • Depending on hunt taken, meals not included

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  • A deposit of $500.00 is required 15 days after booking
  • An additional $500.00 is required 60 days prior to hunt
  • All hunts are Saturday to Friday.

    Deer Hunting Dates:

  • Please contact us for exact hunting dates. All hunts end December 15.
  • Archery starts at the end of September
  • Muzzleloader starts mid-October
  • Rifle starts near the end of October.
  • What to Bring for your Deer Hunting Trip:
  • A new or old state hunting license so you can get an Ontario license
  • Good warm layered clothing. Hunting in Northwestern Ontario can expose you to a wide variety of weather conditions and temperatures. Hunters must be prepared for extreme cold to seasonably mild temperatures.
  • Hunter orange vest or coat and hat is required - has to be solid orange, camo pattern does not qualify
  • Rifle: a .270 or larger caliber rifle
  • Bow: a 40lb+ bow.
  • Any calls, rattles or scent eliminators etc.
  • Trigger lock and or a secure case for storing firearms.
  • Soft rifle case or gun sock for transporting firearms outside of legal hunting times.
  • Personal medications and toiletries
  • Food and beverages if not taking the meal plan hunt
  • ATV if you have one but are not mandatory
  • Thermos
  • Flashlight
  • Good warm boots
  • Walkie Talkies are useful
  • Food & Drink
  • GPS is useful

  • Whitetail Deer Hunting
  • Whitetail Hunting Photos

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    Ontario Hunting Regulations:
    Visit the MNR website at for hunting regulations.

    Should you have any general questions pertaining to the hunting regulations summary please contact the Natural Resource Information Centre at 1-800-667-1940 or by emailing

    Canadian Firearms Declaration Form:
    You will be required to fill out a temporary gun permit to bring firearms into Canada (Firearm Declaration Form). The fee is $25 payable at the border crossing.

    Non-Resident Firearm Declaration Forms are available by emailing, or by calling 1-800-731-4000 (Canada and U.S.) or 1-506-624-5380 (other countries) and from all Customs offices across Canada. Visit the RCMP web site for more information

    Please Note: Do not sign your declaration form until the customs agent asks you to.