Choc bear for Jason Woodhead of Austrailia
First time to Canada, First time Bear hunter, Monday night he films a sow and 4 cubs 2 of which are colored, second night he chuckles as he watches a small black take his time to eat all the food at the bait and third nite he has made up his mind it will
6+fter Jules Nuniess of Austrailia
She did it Again! 19+ bc skull on a big black bruin first nite in the stand Jules passes on 2 smaller blacks and in walks this bruser and she nails him. OH darn maybe not as good as she had planned but with the help of hte A team Warren and Vinnie they go
6+ft Brett Truer from Austrailia
A Dream Bear come true in Manitoba. Brett travelled to Big Grass in 2010 and took a colored bear now he returned to Big Grass for something larger and here he is! 6 ft plus and skull over 18bc. There is an amazing story with bear everywhere he could see 6
Bear hunting 101 at Big Grass
Aug 27 hunters gather to listen to Toms Bear 101 before heading to the stand. Covering all aspects of how big is a quality bear, shot placement, what to expect, what we expect of the hunter, 2-way radios, cell phones, and just general info on bear hunting
Aussies at Big Grass Bear camp in Manitoba
Bow hunters from Austrailia, Jules, Brett, and Woody all shooting their bows in prep for harvesting their bear. Good shots and bad all corrected and everyone is on the X. Now all they need is a BEAR!!!!
2012 Fall Bear hunters arrive
Tim and Heather arrive for fall bear hunting, Tim will use his rifle to harvest his bear. Heather is the coach. Great to see you again Tim.
Bear hunting in Manitoba
Checked baits today in prep for hunters to start hunting on Monday Aug 27, it had rained last evening and here are fresh tracks in the mud leading away from one of the baits. Baits are hit hard, looks like we are going to have some good hunting. Wind is h
Hangn pole at Big Grass Bear camp
Winches on the pole waiting for the bears to arrive after the hunt. Bears are hung, washed to remove blood or mud, in prep for the photos to be taken. It only takes 60 sec to shoot a bear but photos last a life time and memories follow. Everyone loves pho
It was a fine morning to check baits after a little rain, and then the tick of a stone reflected off the trailer onto the back window and then the tinkle of the glass as it shattered. A fine morning went to a big old goose egg. And a very dusty ride aroun
Bear Activity when placing barrels of oats!
Arriving at a bait site after the spring is over is always exciting. Fresh actvity at the barrels, plants stomped on, recent prints in the mud and sometimes a BEAR! you never just know what to expect. But we do know after we put a barrel of oats and greas
Road trip in Manitoba
Most people think of oil wells and Texas but just into Saskatchewan we are seeing these machines popping up regularly. In the past few years much digging is going and we are experiencing some great paybacks for locals in the area. I was out on a road t
Family dogs in Manitoba
Fudge and Tom are best friends and she still thinks she weighs 10 lbs. But as you can see her ribs are not showing and she is just a little more than that. But like all girls she still likes to snuggle, even if the lap is a little overloaded.
Fall black bear season in Manitoba
Starting preps for the season. Today we moved 20 barrels out of shed to get ready to put into the existing baitsites for hunting. Oats and spent grease are what is in barrels we just take empty ones out and replace with full barrels. We usually place one
Big Grass Lodge in Manitoba
Big old hornets nest in eve of the Dog house. 1/2 a can of KONK later after dark ofcourse and it is now gone. I cannot believe I didnot even get stung.
Canning preserves at Big Grass in Manitoba
Tom is the one who is best at fall preserves. He speciallizes in his Hot and Spicy pickled Carrots. Last jar to be packed and filled with brine which burns your eyes. This year we had grown different kinds of peppers which did produce so adding a differe
Manitoba fall activites
Yes these are carrots in the washing machine nearly 10 gallons of them getting ready to put in sealers for Hot and spice pickled carrots. these are lunch time favourites with Hot home made soup and sandwiches in Waterfowl camp.
Manitoba Grown Vegetables
Toasted Tomato sandwich made with tomatoes ripened on the vines in the garden. OUR GARDEN. My green thumB!! And I will eat it TOO. Some how we had some great plants and they produces plentifly and early. I was going to can them but seems they are tastin
We have 4 blueberry plants and theyw ere loaded
Big Grass Home made Jellies
Strawberry patch produced some nice berries for fresh jam for the breakfast table in hunting season.
Big Grass Lodge in Manitoba
We had a big wind storm at the end of June and blew down a spruce and here Tom is filling the hole with some earth with the Rhino. It saves shovelling withthe dump box.