Black Bear Hunting in Dryden Ontario

Indian Point Camp is located on Wabigoon Lake, which is just southwest of Dryden Ontario, and in the center of some of the best Black Bear hunting in Ontario. Their bear hunt takes place in WMU 8 and Indian Point hunting guests have a 250 square mile bear management area (BMA) to their own exclusive use. Bear hunters have a 100% sighting rate. Black Bears are common in the 150 to 350 pound range but on occasion bears over 500 pounds get harvested. The harvest rate could be higher but many hunting guests return every year and pass on smaller bears because they know there is a great chance of seeing a big trophy. Accommodations are in the fully equipped housekeeping cottages with full kitchens.

Rugby Lake Lodge is located 35 miles north of Dryden and 45 miles northeast of Vermilion Bay, Ontario. Their large Black Bear Management area has 30 baited stands, all at least 1 mile apart. They start baiting 6 weeks before the hunt to make sure the biggest bears keep coming back. Their BMA covers nothing but prime Black Bear Hunting territory. Bears in their area average around 250 pounds but every year hunting guests harvest Black Bears in the 350 to 450 pound range. Since owning the lodge they have had guests harvest truly magnificent trophy Black Bears pushing 500 pounds. They offer clean and comfortable lakefront housekeeping accommodations. They have hunting for Moose and Whitetail Deer as well as bear hunts.

Merkels Camp is located on Wabigoon Lake between Dryden and Dinorwic and in heart of Ontario's best hunting. Their family built the lodge back in 1963 and continue to be the top hunting outfitter in the area. Their private 250 square mile bear management area ensures a high success rate. They are the only outfitter in Ontario that baits bears at the stands for 2 years before your hunt. Not only does this giver their hunting guests a 100% success rate, bear hunters are always harvest Black bears in the 275 to 500 pound range. Not many Black Bear outfitters in Ontario can claim that. They have 5 housekeeping lakefront cottages and are not far from their hunting areas.

Sandy Point Camp is located on Kawashegamuk Lake, which is between Dryden and Ignace, Ontario and in the deep wilderness. They have outstanding hunting for Black Bear. Their bear management area is large and very productive. Their guests enjoy a high success rate with Black Bears common in the 250 to 350 pound range. This lodge boasts a 100% sighting rate so hunters can pass of Smaller Black Bears and wait for the big old males. Baited stands are all at east 1 mile apart with the target zone being between 15 and 30 yards from the stands. This is a housekeeping hunt at a very reasonable rate.

Bonny Bay Camp is located on the north shore of Wabigoon Lake between Dryden and Dinorwick. They have a brand new 250 square mile Black Bear Management area that has never been hunted before and it's full of big old trophy male Black Bears with a few that have been seen by their scouts that were well over 500 pounds. They have gone to no expense setting up this new BMA and have built ladder and platform stands at strategic areas where the bears are moving through. This is a great chance to hunt virgin territory in the remote wilderness of Northwestern Ontario. Accommodations are in big well-built and modern housekeeping cottages on Wabigoon Lake.