Hunting News

Two hunters who were turned into the province’s poacher line pleaded guilty to unlawful hunting and were fined $1,500 each.

2 Sask. men fined $3K for poaching, hunting offences

By 980 CJME March 9, 2017 - 12:48pm Updated: March 9, 2017 - 12:48pm

Two men from the Kamsack area have pleaded guilty to unlawful hunting after being turned into the province’s poacher line.

Ministry of Environment conservation officers...

A Maple Creek man has been fined $3,280 and received an one-year hunting and trapping suspension after running over a pronghorn antelope on Oct. 23, 2016.

Maple Creek man charged after running over pronghorn antelope with ATV

By 980 CJME January 11, 2017 - 11:00am Updated: January 12, 2017 - 4:10pm

A Maple Creek man has been fined after running over a pronghorn antelope with his ATV.

On Oct. 23, 2016, an off-duty Ministry of Environment conservation officer was...

Saskatchewan's deer hunting season begins

By Britton Gray November 19, 2016 - 10:31am Updated: November 19, 2016 - 10:35am

Deer hunting season begins in the province on Sunday.

The Ministry of Environment said white-tailed deer numbers continue to be below the long-term average.


Hunting file photo.

Sask. man fined for unlawful hunting near Kipling

By Lisa Schick August 17, 2016 - 1:05pm Updated: August 17, 2016 - 1:05pm

Three elk were found dead and hurt in a field near Kipling last year and now a man from Indian Head has pleaded guilty to charges.

The incident happened last December....

600 beaver carcasses were submitted to a 40-day long 'beaver derby' contest held in Saskatchewan. The rodents are considered a pest animal in the province, with several rural municipalities offering a bounty for their tails.

1st Sask. beaver derby nabs 600 rodents

By Lasia Kretzel May 16, 2016 - 3:18pm Updated: May 17, 2016 - 7:48am

The organizer of the province's first beaver derby says the event was a huge success, bringing in more than 24,000 lbs of beaver meat and pelts that could have otherwise gone...

Protestors wave signs at passing cars and expo-goers at the African Events Canada safari expo.

Protesters picket Saskatoon Safari expo

By Lasia Kretzel January 24, 2016 - 3:54pm Updated: January 25, 2016 - 8:15am

The Saskatoon hunting safari event that spurred two online petitions a venue change opened its doors Saturday to weekend protests.

Despite calls to cancel, the African...


Sask. outfitters may attract more U.S. clients with low loonie

By Adriana Christianson January 14, 2016 - 6:47pm Updated: January 15, 2016 - 7:32am

The low loonie could actually have some positive spinoff benefits for the Saskatchewan tourism industry.

Harvey Kroll is the president of the Saskatchewan Outfitters...

Yorkton hunters rescued in tough terrain

By 650 CKOM November 20, 2015 - 6:53pm Updated: November 23, 2015 - 7:29am

Three Yorkton hunters had a night they won't soon forget.   The men in their 30s had gone moose hunting Thursday north of Prairie River, which is northwest of Hudson Bay. In a...

Weyburn man fined for illegal hunting

By 980 CJME October 27, 2015 - 1:05pm Updated: October 27, 2015 - 1:05pm

A Weyburn man will have to pay $5,000 in fines after being found guilty of illegal hunting.

The Ministry of Environment began its investigation after calls were made to...

Edward Frank happy to be safe after getting lost on a hunting trip.

89-year-old in good spirits after STARS rescue

By Ashley Wills September 9, 2015 - 3:28pm Updated: September 9, 2015 - 4:19pm

Edward Frank is back at home and in good spirits after being rescued by STARS ambulance Wednesday morning.   The 89-year-old man from Sweetgrass First Nation drove to a remote...

File photo of Saskatoon's STARS air ambulance.

STARS used to find missing elderly hunter near the Battlefords

By 650 CKOM September 9, 2015 - 6:10am Updated: September 9, 2015 - 8:54am

STARS ambulance was used to find a missing hunter near the Sweetgrass First Nation.

Just before 9 p.m. on Tuesday, the Battlefords RCMP got a complaint that the 89-year-...