Chris Switzer - A Full
Time Professional Outfitter - Started Bear Valley in 1983. We are pleased to
greet our clients with a 5 Star Lodge, Guides, Meals, Etc. Our track record is
Excellent - hundreds of SCI and B.C. Trophies. Hosting The Working Man,
Business Man, TV Celebrities, Professional Athletes, Corp. CEOs, SCI, FNAWS,
B.C., P.Y., NRA, Present & Past - Presidents and Their Board Members, plus
Overseas Clients. All are Equally Important. Our Coveted Repeate Clientele - We
are Very Proud Of, So If You Love to Hunt, Make New Friends, and Have a Great
Time Plus Harvest a Great Animal - Bear Valley Outfitters is the Place to Go.
You will be very happy with our service.
Free Range Hunting - 60 x 120 miles
Wild Deer Hunting - Saskatchewan
& Manitoba - Farmland
Bear Valley Outfitters is the Heated Stand Master for Canada. Since 1990 we
have used nothing else. No, the heaters don't scare the deer away. And no I'm
not talking about a cheap, bucket and tarp. These are Fully Enclosed, Insulated
with Propane heaters. Tree huts are 20-35 Ft. high, and are Excellent. Ground
huts are 4x4, 4x8 trailer blinds, 4x8 tower blinds with hinged windows. Shots
are normally 150-300 yards. Harvest average is 70% kill - 140" B.C. Plus, 100%
Opp. Bear Valley has reached the pinnacle of trophy Dear Hunting - A Boone
Crocket - Buck for every 8-10 clients. We Do Honor All The Beautiful Deer Taken
in this camp. Manitoba we hunt 80% farmland, Saskatchewan 75% fringe Forest,
over Baited stands. Strict Government Quotes, assure Premium, Selective,
Harvest. So do The Math! This Hunt Is Your Best Investment For a trophy
Whitetail! (12-16 Clients Per Week Average between two provinces.)
Bear Hunting - Manitoba &
We are the Original and only Outfitter in Our Area for Bear. Strict Government
Quotas Assure Premium and Selective Harvest. We Constantly Produce B.C., P.Y.
trophies in numbers that keep the other outfitters plain jealous. Comfortable
Ground blinds for the rifle hunters 100-150 yards away make it easy for the
Bears to come and go, allowing the selective process to take place, on every
hunt. Bow hunters - app 50% have large platform stands 32x45 with a great seat
and safe steel ladder. Shots are 12-16 yards, stands are 14-18 Ft. High. 100%
multi-opportunity- On Good mature Bears, 90% harvest, Color Phase 50/50. Do the
Math, Best Investment for a Trophy Bear. Your Hunt is Waiting For you. (6-8
Clients Per Week between two provinces).
Ranch Style Hunts - 6000+ Areas
Deer, Elk Ranch Hunts - Saskatchewan
- Our Private Land
Bear Valley Outfitters offers 3 Elk Ranches... Wallow Ranch - 6x6 plus 350" BC
average. Hunters choices, flat fee, any Bull. Bruiser Ranch - 6x6 plus 400" BC
average. Hunters choice, flat fee, any bull. BC Select Ranch - Elk and
Whitetail, fully guided. As per score category. You get exactly what you
Ranches are guided 2x1 and sport the
famous Manitoban Elk, which have the heaviest body and antlers in North
America. Hunting is stands or guided walks. 100% harvest. I would like to
verify that all your Ranch Trophies - meat, horns, hides can be easily returned
to the home. We supply all tags, permits, free of charge.
Pure 100% Harvest and Fun. (2-6 clients per hunt).
Hi, I'm Chris Switzer Owner /
Operator of Bear Valley Outfitters. In 1983, I became a Full-Time Outfitter for
Waterfowl and Big Game. Our location is 275 miles north of the US border right
on the Manitoba / Saskatchewan border, this gives us a wide Variety of Ducks
16, We do Have Excellent Puddle Duck Hunting, Plus Our Big Lakes Deliver Great
Diver Duck Action. Geese are all Dry Field Hunts other than Roost Hunts.
Candian Geese 80% Hookers, 20% Cacklers, Snows, Blues are Good, Specks are
Fair. We Hunt The Miss. / Central Fly Way. With a combination of Small water /
Big water, Flooded Timber, River and Dry land, really give our clients it all.
Late season Roost Hunts, Duck Field, are Great Too. Our Bird Allocation area is
80x120 miles of farmland. This insures excellent Hunting for all Our Clients,
every season. I was Born and Raised Here and Have Full Time Outfitted this Zone
from 1983 and if you don't think it matters you're Wrong. Expertly equipment,
4000. Goose decoys, 900 Duck, lay out blinds, boats, motors, etc...
A Professionally Guided and Scouted
Area is Very, Very Important to your Fun Here. Travel - Naturally you drive
right to the Lodge, or you can fly to Regina Sask., where you can rent a car,
Or we do offer a Round trip - for $175. The Fun Starts Monday Morning.
Thank you for your interest. The Guides,
and I invite you to Experience a Profesionally Run Waterfowl
Hunting Operation. Any Questions, please just ask. Join our Mailing List for
Prices and Updates. Big Game Brochure, Prices upon Request.
THE BALANCE OF YOUR HUNT
The balance of your hunt is payable by - Cash / Wire Transfer / Traverls
Checks. Any balance paid with cards will have
3% added! - Upgrades and Deposit can be paid with a Visa / Mastercard / Cash.
No Problem Please Request Info.
FLYING OR DRIVING SCHEDULE
Good Road Travel is right to our Door. - Please arrange to arrive in Camp the
day before your Hunt, after 4 pm and depart No later than 10
am the day after your hunt. Your best flying route is Regina Sask./ We do offer a shuttle
from Regina. Cost ($250, US Round-Trip) Normally we pick up at the Sandman Inn, Sunday
Before Noon or no later than 3:00pm -at the airport / Your return trip will leave
camp the day after your hunt, at 6am, there may be alterations in schedule if, all Clients are ready
early to go to the Lodge or return to Regina, it's a 4 hour drive. Renting a car at Regina Airport is
Also a good way to get here, some clients like to have their own transportation, either way works fine for us.
Regina Motel Sandman Inn 1-306-757-2444 / Ask for the Bear Valley Outfitters Special Rate
Swan River Accommodations are Westwood Inn 204-734-4548 or Super 8 204 734 -7888 It's a good plan to make your Motel
Reservations Early in Regina. Your Cooperation is appreciated. We look forward to your timely
SASKATCHEWAN: DEER & BEAR
Color Requirements: An outer Layer of Solid Blaze Orange or White must
completely cover the upper and lower portions of your body, plus a blaze orange
Hat. Archery no requirements.
MANITOBA: DEER & BEAR
Spring No Color Requirements :
Rifle Deer - Blaze orange vest, plus a orange Hat. Camo orange is Legal. Fall
Early Archery Bear no Color Requirements.
RANCH HUNTS: DEER & ELK & BUFFALO
No color requirements
Rubber boots, Good leather boots, Waders if Possible. Warm layers are a must,
corn stock, light Camo plus dark (burnt fields) head net, gloves and rain gear.
You need a white suet, for Snow Geese.
ACCOMMODATIONS: LODGE - Complex
Big Screen with Satellite TV, All Pine Internal Walls, Vaulted Ceiling, 8 Rooms
with Full Bath, Fridge , Etc. Very Comfortable For - 2 3 clients , Plus One
Nice Size Cabins for 4- 6 Clients Or 2 Couples ,Full Bath, Etc. All Linens,
Towels, Pillows etc. are included. Meals are served in the Dining Hall, Buffet
Style. Recreation Building includes 8 man Spa, Pool Table, Satellite TV.
Spring Bear Temps range from + 35 F nights - Highs of 70 F mid day. Layers of
clothes, light to heavy, rain gear, rubber boots and hiking boots. Mosquitoes
are friendly May 15 Sept 15 , Deet is a good repellent. Fall bear same as
spring. Elk Hunting till - Oct. 20 Temp wise is like Bear. Nov. Deer varies
greatly Lows of - 20 To highs of + 30, Warm layers are important, be sure your
required outer color garments fit over your most bulky coat. Good mitts, warm
hat, and Good Boots I recommend Sorel Glaciers, or Bootees.
Oil freezes in the cold, degrease your guns. Please bring a good soft case for
your Gun or Bow. Archery clients should bring there Own Safety Harness , Good
quality Binoculars are a must.. Prof of citizenship is required of all aliens.
A Passport is your safest bet to Cross Borders Trouble Free. ( If Your Worried
about Border Crossing because of a DUI / OR - We Recommend You Contacted Pardon
Services in Winnipeg MB. 1-800-438-7020 its better to be safe than Sorry ) We
do sell containers for packing meat, horns and capes for there Trip home, Tubs
are $ 10. Each. Elk Horns, Capes are normally shipped home, unless you drive.
We do not recommend taking frozen hides on Air Planes. There mistake and you
Note: Wounded Game ( 110 % Effort is asserted on All Wound Game Recovery ) Our
penalty is $ 500 To Keep Hunting. Clients Hiding a Kill or a Wound will have
their Hunts end... We respect the animals we Outfit For...
FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION
No handguns ! / Your long guns ( Barrel over 18 ½ ) are easily imported into
Canada by visitors over 18, ( Kids guns - Best Route - put them on your Permit.
) ( We also offer Guns to Borrow - must apply in advance ) we Send Permit with
your paper work, or you can apply on line, good for up to 3 guns, and 1 year.
Cost is $ 25. Canadian, 200 rounds of ammo is duty free. Alcoholic 1 - 40 oz +
24 35 ml cans of Beer, one carton of cigarettes. Is Duty Free...
We Offer In House Taxidermy Work / Plus we also offer / Fleshing and salting for taking home
with, or for later shipment home... Trophy care is our bottom line... CHRIS
Bear Valley Outfitters is a Family owed Business, The Lodge is where we Live,
our 4 Young Kids are Hunters too and part of the Lodge Life. My Staff all work Hard
Here. Im asking you to Please
watch your Talk around the Ladies or Kids in the Dining
Hall. We try very hard to make this a Great Lodge to Visit and
Work at , Being Your Host and Outfitter is a Very Important Job, And we Take It
Seriously. Every Client is Important, so let us do our Job, And Have Fun.!!!.
Every season we are Blessed with Wonderful, New and Repeat Clients,
Social Drinking Is Fine Here
--- But Drunkenness , Non Gentlemen Conduct around the
Kids or Ladies and Staff, I - We will not tolerate
/ Your hunt will End. /
Wont Allow A - Ass To Ruin Our Day or Any Clients Hunt! - Chris
The entry of Vehicles into Canada for touring is generally quick and
easy, you must have a valid driver license, vehicle registration forms and
vehicle insurance which is compulsory in Canada.
We look forward to giving you a great time and a quality
animal here at Bear Valley Outfitter. Thanks for selecting our outfit.