HUNTING 2020

PLAN YOUR 2020 HUNT - STEEL MOUNTAIN LODGE

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Exclusive fly-in hunting operation with our lodge located in Southwestern Newfoundland.  The wilderness is untouched.....each hunter can access areas without seeing another person for days, accessible only by Helicopter or Floatplane.  Live the adventure and traverse pristine Moose & Caribou country.  Guides are professionals who are keen & always willing to make your stay successful & memorable.  Prepare now by calling and start the trip of a lifetime.                                                                                      Book by Calling the Office: (709) 647-3373  or  Email: steelmountainhunting@gmail.com 

EXPERIENCE THE EXCITEMENT WITH FLY-IN

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Benabbey Lodge is an exclusive Fly-In Hunting Lodge located on a beautiful 3 lake system surrounded by hills and valleys in the middle of  fantastic moose & caribou country.  As you can see the lodge is on a long sandy beach.  Perfectly remote area free from locals & other hunters at the headwaters of Fishell's River. A hunters paradise, the area is also fantastic for a non-hunting guests to go hiking, boating, kayaking, photography, or trout fishing.

STEEL MOUNTAIN LODGE - HISTORY (Since 1966)

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Steel Mountain Lodge started in 1966 with the purchase of the lodge & property located at the base of scenic Steel Mountain in Western Newfoundland - Canada. This is an area well known to Big Game Hunters and Atlantic Salmon Fishermen. Ben Alexander expanded Fly-In Hunting Excursions to Benabbey Lodge and was one of the first Members & President of the Newfoundland Labrador Outfitters Association (NLOA). He worked tirelessly with the association as an Outfitter for over 50 years, consulted with various interest groups, government, and local hunters to promote sustainability and enhance tourism potential for all of Newfoundland.

BENABBEY LODGE

PRIME HUNTING AREA

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Hunting area (no roads/no powerlines/nobody) you are free from the competition of any others or locals....alone in Newfoundland interior with prize Moose, Caribou, and Black Bear

BENABBEY LODGE

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Benabbey Lodge is positioned on a beautifully long sandy beach at the headwaters of Fishells River. Guests are flown into camp by  Commercial Charter (Floatplane or Helicopter) 

PROFESSIONAL COOKING

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Our guests rave about the food.  A full-time cook prepares wonderful home cooked meals, along with snacks and desserts.  See more photos below in the Gallery. 

COMFORTABLE LIVING SPACE

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Lodge is comfortable with 4-5 hunters per week. Guests enjoy the modern design, self-contained camp which is well insulated.  Hunters have their bedroom area separate from staff.   

WHAT EACH DAY CAN BRING

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Complete with generated electric lights, running hot/cold water, wood stove heating, propane cooking stove, interior washroom facility including hot shower. 

EVENING ACTIVITY - CAMP FIRE

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Experience more than just a hunt, it's the trip of a lifetime.  Guests may find opportunity for trout fishing, evening campfires, BBQ of fresh game, and an evening of guitar music at the campfire. 

SPIKE CAMP HUNTING OPTION

COMPETITIVE HUNTERS WANT ACCESS TO PRIME BULLS

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Hunters can challenge themselves to a more extreme adventure and "roughing it" a little bit more than life back at the lodge.  

This spike camp will access prime Moose Hunting territory!!

HOME OF THE MOOSE

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Ask us about the cost of this unique opportunity to stay out in the wilderness further from the comforts lodge life.   Access to Bull Moose Meadow!!  We have it and you want it....for at least 1 night.

EQUIPPED AND READY FOR YOU!!

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We offer a well equipped Spike Camp. Warm tent has hot stove/water, cooking gear, and camp cots with early morning opportunities to hunt the best area of Western Newfoundland.

TESTIMONIALS

2015-2018 REPEAT HUNTER

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Chad F. Lucas successfully bagged prize Moose each year...."Benabbey Lodge offers wilderness and opportunity like no other."  In 2018 the hunter shows off his European Moose Mount.   

780-880-6512

chad_lucas_84@outlook.com 


RANDALL K. HALBERT

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"Magnificent Moose Hunt with Steel Mountain Lodge and we saw more moose than I ever expected."  Randall K. Halbert, P.O. Box 121,

Olympia, KY 40358  U.S.A.

Tel. 606-776-0904


SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL

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Robbie Atkinson (2011) with Moose scoring 360 6/8 placing 2nd in the World of SCI MUZZLELOADER CATEGORY. Scoring 3rd overall North American SCI Moose.      Robbie Atkinson, 10731 N. Clinton Trl.

Sunfield, MI, 4890  U.S.A.

Mike Kelly

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"As an experienced hunter, our group arrived in Newfoundland & Steel Mountain Lodge treated us to an amazing hunt with fantastic food.  Hunting territory is incredible.  Competent Outfitter Amazing Hunt & Highest Standards."

ERICA LOLLOFF

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Erica and Brandon Lolloff - this wonderful couple hunted at Benabbey Lodge in 2018.  Both hunters secured magnificent Moose and Erica was blessed with a fantastic Woodland Caribou.

NORTH TREKS HUNTING

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Bob Miller, Phil Kinhart, Dale Peak, and Jim Yelton all hunted in Newfoundland with Steel Mountain Lodge. The four hunters all took Moose and Caribou. 

RATES & DATES - 2020

GROUP RATES APPLY - IF YOU ARE COMING IN A GROUP OF 2 OR MORE HUNTERS....ASK FOR SPECIAL RATE!!

REFERENCES

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References Provide Insight of our Area, Game and Quality Hunts:


Travis French (cell: 832-457-4862 / office: 888-482-1313) tfrench@amplifymm.com bagged a magnificent Moose & Caribou during his 2019 hunt with us (Bow & Rifle Hunter) on the trip of a lifetime with his father Rick


Chad F. Lucas  (cell: 780-880-6512)  chad_lucas_84@outlook.com  [a repeat hunter who bagged numerous magnificent moose in 2016-2018]  212 Warren Road, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada


Jeff West (cell: 715-213-4610 / home: 715-884-2741) kumhome56@gmail.com experienced a world-class hunt with his nephew Andrew Paugels (cell: 608-369-3357) apaugels@yahoo.com

“Everyone at camp is wonderful, please know how special this was for Andrew and I....actually thinking Andrew is still on cloud 9 and we are hoping to return again lord willing….”  Pittsville, WI (USA)


Mark Raycroft (tel: 613-391-5137)  markraycroftphoto@gmail.com  A repeat hunter at Benabbey Lodge bagged superb Moose during his 2018 hunt with us, returning with family members again.   

 

Kenneth Jett (tel: 601-307-6372) kennyjett@bonefishgrill.com 

21517 Dolphin Avenue, Panama City Beach, Florida, 32413


Jim Wisner (tel: 517-393-3202 / 517-525-3701) wisnerelectric@sbcglobal.net bagged a superb Moose during his 2018 hunt accompanied by his daughter Beth Wisner  


John B. Dawson  (UK:  01-85-888-1149)  jandj.d@btinternet.com 

John and his wife June (non-hunting guest & photographer) experienced a Moose & Caribou Slam Success in 2017.  Bosworth Grange, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, UK,  LE176NW

 

Brandon Lolloff (tel: 414-526-1117) took a fantastic Moose & wife Erica Lolloff (tel: 715-316-1842) bagged both a fantastic Moose & Caribou during their 2018 hunt.


Evan C. Willmore (tel: 423-280-1789)  williesq1@epbfi.com 

10539 E. Brainerd, Apison, TN, 37302


Jule Dahn (tel: 810-417-1315) and Peter Vanderark (tel: 616-949-0344) each bagged brilliant Moose during their 2015 hunt. 

  

Keith A. Watson  (tel: 423-994-4263)  kawoutside@aol.com 

14801 May Road, Sale Creek, TN, 37373  


Paul R. Rottiers (tel: 989-860-3223)  paulrottiers@aol.com 

10110 Rathbun Way, Birch Run, MI, 48415


2020 HUNTING SEASON

WEEK 1

4 - 11 SEPTEMBER 2020

ARCHERY HUNTING - (Bow Hunting Only)

Event Details

WEEK 1

4 - 11 SEPTEMBER 2020

Government permits Bow Hunting Only during this period in 2020(no rifle).
Hunting big game with a long bow, curved bow or compound bow the regulations require that the bow have at least 20 kilograms pull (44 lbs) at full draw.  Arrows must be tipped with metal hunting heads with two or more sharpened cutting edges. 

ARCHERY HUNTING - (Bow Hunting Only)

WEEK 2

11 - 18 SEPTEMBER 2020

RIFLE HUNTING

Rifle or Bow Hunting

Event Details

WEEK 2

11 - 18 SEPTEMBER 2020

Rifles:
Must be .24 calibre or greater, semi-automatics are permitted [no automatics] ensure ammunition is compatible with a bullet weight over 100 grains and muzzle energy of over 1500 foot pounds. 

RIFLE HUNTING

Rifle or Bow Hunting

WEEK 3

18 - 25 SEPTEMBER 2020

RIFLE HUNTING

Rifle or Bow Hunting

Event Details

WEEK 3

18 - 25 SEPTEMBER 2020

RIFLE HUNTING

Rifle or Bow Hunting

WEEK 4

25 SEPTEMBER - 2 OCTOBER 2020

RIFLE HUNTING

Rifle or Bow Hunting

Event Details

WEEK 4

25 SEPTEMBER - 2 OCTOBER 2020

RIFLE HUNTING

Rifle or Bow Hunting

WEEK 5

2 - 9 OCTOBER 2020

RIFLE HUNTING

Rifle or Bow Hunting

Event Details

WEEK 5

2 - 9 OCTOBER 2020

RIFLE HUNTING

Rifle or Bow Hunting

WHAT HUNTERS BRING

Equipment Suggestions

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  • Firearm or Bow (Sighted-in & Proper Ammunition) 
  • Weight limit on Fly-in Charter is approx. 100lbs 
  • Hunting Coat/Jacket (Warm)
  • Water Bottle
  • Personal Identification
  • Hiking Boot (high rise rugged sole) / Hip Rubber Boots / Rubber Boot (16″-18″ high)
  • Binoculars
  • Sweater / Vest / Long Sleeve Shirts / T-Shirts
  • Quiet Rain Gear
  • Hunting Pants
  • Personal Items (additional medication if required)
  • Long Underwear / Thermal base layer / Layered Clothing
  • Socks / Wool Socks
  • Gloves & Hat
  • Hunting Knife (sharp)
  • Camera & Extra Battery
  • Footwear for around camp
  • Flashlight & Batteries
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Hunting Day Bag / Back Pack for Day Hikes
  • 2 Way Radio (Optional)

CONTACT US - ASK US?!

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Call and Chat or Book Your Hunt  (709) 647-3373

steelmountainhunting@gmail.com


 

* Reservations should be confirmed early due to certain demands in seasonal bookings.

* Booking fees are required to confirm your hunt and reserve the week you choose.

* Our hunt includes: 1-1 guide, food, lodging, the handling/dressing of your game.

* Once here the Commercial Charter for flying to/from the lodge is included.

* Non-hunting guests are welcome and photographic excursions are available

Steel Mountain Hunting

P.O. Box 10, St. George's, Newfoundland, A0N 1Z0, Canada

MAIN OFFICE: 709-647-3373

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