Situated on Manitoba's wild barren land on the boreal forest's edge, our mini-lodges at Commonwealth and Schmok Lakes are located in the Central Barren Ground Caribou's migration route and grazing area. With the Central Barren Ground herd's numbers approaching half a million and our proximity to the migrating masses, somewhere there is a trophy bull with your name on it.


  • What to Bring
  • Hunt Schedule
  • Taxidermy Services
  • Camo, water proof outer shell jacket
  • Camo, water proof pants
  • Camo, medium heavy fleece or wool insulated jacket
  • Medium fleece or wool sweater/sweatshirt
  • 2 Pairs of pants (1 insulated pair, preferably camo)
  • 3 shirts (long sleeve/short sleeve)
  • 6 pairs of socks (wool/insulated)
  • 1 pair insulated underwear
  • 6 pairs of underwear
  • 1 pair of insulated knee high rubber boots
  • 1 pair Gortex or waterproof hiking boots (back up)
  • 1 pair of slippers for lodge wear
  • 2 pairs of gloves (1 waterproof, 1 insulated)
  • 1 winter hat, 1 blaze orange beaked hat
  • 1 blaze orange vest
  • 1 medium day pack (great for carrying extra gear)
  • Polarized shooting glasses
  • Good set of binoculars/rangefinder
  • Compass/GPS (for resident hunters)
  • Tall shooting sticks (optional)
  • Digital camera (extra batteries if needed)
  • Flashlight (extra batteries if needed)
  • 1 knife
  • Water bottle
  • 1 summer weight sleeping bag (to be packed inside one of your duffles)
  • Personal Items: toiletries, bath towel, soap, toothbrush & toothpaste, razor & shaving cream, personal health medication, sunscreen and bug repellent.
  Arrive in Winnipeg, overnight 
  Travel to Churchill, overnight 
  1st day of hunt - Picked up at hotel and taken to the lodge
  Last day of hunt - Leave lodge for Thompson, overnight
  Arrive in Winnipeg

We use and recommend Mr. Fish Taxidermy for our taxidermy needs:

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