Matapedia River Lodge

Black Bear Hunting

photo: Michka Bélaieff

2019 season

Black Bear Hunting and Salmon Fishing Combo

Matapedia River Lodge offers you black bear hunting in may and june in a natural wild environment with no hunting pressure located on territories near the lodge.

Our guides with 30 years of expérience will guide you in you quest of a lifetime trophy. In addition, you will learn about the life and behavior of this impressive omnivorous animal.Black bear hunting in the Matapedia valley is under-exploited, it allows us to observe specimens of imposing sizes.

We offer bear hunting either in a package of 5 days including 5 mornings of salmon fly fishing and 5 afternoons of bear hunting, or only 5 afternoons of continuous hunting.

Our territories:

Exclusive private and baited lots exclusif to the lodge located in zone 1 and 2

6/5 Package (Hunting and Fishing Combo) - 2019

From june 3 to june 30th

Bow, Crossbow and firearms

  • 6 nights, 3 days of hunting / 2 days of fishing or 5 days of hunting
  • One fishing and one hunting guide
  • Hunting on private land zone (1 or 2)
  • (1) bear bag limit per hunter
  • Canoe and wading fishing in public sector 3

2 899,00$ per fishermen/hunter, double occupancy

3 499,00$ for one fisherman/hunter in single occupancy

  • Arrival the eve in afternoon, visit of the hunting property
  • Firearms ajustments
  • Lodging in double occupancy
  • Guide, hunting site preparation, bait etc….
  • Breakfast, lunch and 3 services diner
  • Departure at 10h00 am after breakfast the next day of your last day of hunting

Extra fees for non hunting guest 209,00$ per day.

photo: Michka Bélaieff© , ADLRM©

Hunting Package only 6/5 season 2019

Date: May 15 to June 30, 2019

Bow and crossbow and firearm

  • 6 nights, 5 afternoon hunting from 4 pm until sunset
  • A hunting guide
  • Hunting on private land and public area (1 or 2)
  • Limit of one (1) bear per hunter

  • $ 2,199.00 per hunter, double occupancy
  • $ 2,549.00 for a hunter in single occupancy

  • Arrival the day before in the afternoon, visit the property
  • Adjustment of weapons
  • Accommodation in double occupancy
  • Breakfast, dinner and three-course dinner
  • Departure at 10:00 am after breakfast

Additional costs of $ 209.00 per day apply for companions.

2019 Hunting dates

Available Dates - Bow, crossbow and firearms

  • Week 1: may 15 to may 19, 2019 (hunting only)
  • Week 2: may 22 to june 2, 2019
  • Week 3: june 5 to june 9, 2019
  • Week 4: june 12 to june 16, 2019
  • Week 5: june 19 to june 23, 2019
  • Week 6: june 26 to june 30, 2019

Included in package

  • Fishing access passes for 2 rods (resident) ³
  • Fishing equipment and flies
  • Tree stand, miradors, baited sites
  • Transport on the river and on hunting site
  • Access to the spa
  • Free WIFI

Not included

  • Black bear hunting licenses*
  • Salmon provincial license*
  • Lodging , federal and provincial taxes, service charges at the lodge
  • Gratuities to guides
  • Amunition etc
  • Alcool

Extra fees will apply for for non residents licenses*.


If you prefer not to bring you personnal firearms from your country, our guides

can accomodate you with different arms and amunitions at a low cost.

At all time, you must have on you your (Firearm Possesion License) to be able to hunt with either your personnal firearm or a firearm you have rented from a guide.

Taxidermist services and CITES papers :

We strongly recommend that you get your skinn tanned either (wet for taxidermy) and (dry for skin, carpet etc).

This process will guaranty the quality of the skins for a futur taxidermy process.


For all shipping of skins, the folowing informations are mandatory for a safe envoy of skins with all paper work and veterinary certificat to your personnal adress.

  • Hunting license
  • Registration papers
  • Tags on animal
  • Your broker info and email

*Catch and release (CNR) of large salmon is mandatory on the Matapédia river, it is still possible to keep small salmon (grisle less than 63cm).

Taxes and services charges at the lodge are not included. All prices, packages and special's are subject to changes without notice.