Secrets of the pros


We sent our exclusive surveys to approximately 800 Canadian hunting outfitters. About 85 responded from across the country, which is outstanding considering it was conducted during their busy booking season.

Combined, their hunting experience total 2,580 years. I can’t even begin to imagine how many hunting days, animal sightings and harvested game that represents, with the average years afield at 30.4.


We asked the ultimate questions: What one cartridge can do it all the best? What are the top two-cartridge batteries? What are the best options for optics? Here are the results.