Vancouver Island Black Bear Hunting in British Columbia
Black Bears on Vancouver Island
- Guaranteed non-resident black bear tag
- Spring Black Bear Hunt: April 1-June 15
- Fall Black Bear Hunt: September 10-November 13
- The success rate is nearly perfect at 90-100% annually.
- The average bear taken with this outfitter squares over 6 feet, although multiple bears squaring 7 ft plus are taken with a high percentage of skulls making the record book.
- Spot and stalk. Your guide will ferry you up the canals and fingers where you will glass bears from the skiff. Once you spot a trophy, you and your guide will transition to solid ground and the stalk will begin.
- They also offer trophy hunts for blacktail deer, Roosevelt elk, and giant mountain lions.
Coastal BC arguably has the largest population of black bears per square mile in North America. The mild climate provides the bears with a very long feeding season starting early in the spring and ending late in the fall on the salmon spawning rivers. With abundant food and low hunting pressure, it’s easy to see why coastal bears grow to such a large size. Midnight Black is the most common color, and the coat quality of these bears is unbeatable. If you want both giant trophy black bears and an exceptional overall experience, this is the outfitter for you!
This is a vessel-based coastal black bear hunt directly across the Strait Of Georgia from Vancouver Island in BC. This outfitter has exclusive rights to hunt over 2,400 square miles directly across the Strait Of Georgia from Vancouver Island, this area is famous for its world-class black bears.
This outfitter has a history of taking some of the largest coastal black bears in the world directly inland from Vancouver Island, an area famous for huge bears and near perfect coat quality. Experience the ultimate North American adventure, spot and stalk coastal black bear hunting while enjoying some of the world’s most beautiful scenery in your down time. Record book Roosevelt elk and big northern mountain lion can also be taken with this outfitter, so if either of those animals are on your list, let us know.