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Caribou range in weight from 55 kg to 318 kg (121lbs. to 700 lbs.).  The average lifespan of a caribou is 4.5 years.   The caribou belongs to the deer family and is the only member where both male and female counterparts carry antlers. The antlers of the female are smaller than those of the male, but they are carried for a longer period of time. Caribou start growing their antlers each spring and are normally done the process by August. Male caribou shed their antlers in November or December, after mating, while females will often carry them until June, after they have given birth. Antlers are a sign of dominance, and it is usually only the pregnant caribou that keep the antlers that late. It allows them to defend their feed and displace large caribou from favoured sites while nourishing their babies.  There are many subspecies of caribou. They can be found dwelling in forests, on mountains, in the tundra, and even migrating each year between the forests and tundra of the Far North. Approximately half of Canadian caribou are barren-ground caribou. This means they spend almost all of the year, sometimes even the full year, on the tundra from Alaska to Baffin Island

There are well managed herds of both woodland and barren ground caribou that live in

many regions of Newfoundland. It is a rare privilege to encounter these majestic animals

in their natural environment.

About 90,000 woodland caribou roam wilderness areas of the island and through

outfitter packages, are available for hunt on a limited quota basis. Most of these utilize

fly-in services to reach the remote campsites where the great herds migrate each fall.

Hunters may take one male animal per license.

The GRAND SLAM HUNT When you book consider booking a package that consists of three Species: 1. The Eastern Moose 2. Woodland Caribou 3. Black Bear You may successfully hunt a moose in excess of 40 inch spread and possibly over 50 inches. Caribou hunting may land you a Boone and Crockett rated animal. Hunting for Black Bear may be more challenging, since we don’t bait for animals. There will be a good chance of seeing a black bear on their visit. 
Carey’s Gros Morne Hunting P.O. Box 106 Daniel’s Harbour, NL Canada, A0K 4G0 Telephone #: 709-898-2306 or 709-898-8999 Email: sjjcarey2004@yahoo.com
VERY IMPORTANT TO BOOK EARLY Licenses for the Woodland Caribou and other big game are issued on a first come first serve basis