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Prairie Limits, Saskatchewan Duck Hunting

Preparing for the 2024 waterfowl season in Saskatchewan, Canada our minds are drifting to thoughts of unparalleled hunting opportunities. Precisely, speaking to the duck hunting in Canada. While on a guided waterfowl hunt with us at Black Sheep Waterfowl, rarely is there ever an instance where our hunters will not have their chance at shooting a limit of ducks on the prairie. With opportunity also comes responsibility, and it is your duty as a hunter to be prepared for such opportunity or opportunities both physically and mentally. Right now in the off season, take it upon yourself to stay in shape. We recommend, once or twice a month (0r more) practice shooting to stay on top of your shot precision. Duck season in Canada will be here before you know it and you want to be able to capitalize on those prairie limits as much as possible. After all this could be your and your buddies….



Category: Waterfowl

A Hunter’s Responsibility, Preserving the Pothole Region

Preserving Saskatchewan’s Prairie Pothole Region

Nestled within the vast expanse of Saskatchewan lies a landscape of unparalleled ecological significance: the prairie pothole region. Stretching across the province’s northern reaches, this unique ecosystem is home to a network of shallow wetlands known as potholes, which serve as vital breeding and nesting grounds for waterfowl species. In this blog post, we’ll explore the importance of Saskatchewan’s prairie pothole region and why safeguarding these critical habitats is essential for the future of waterfowl populations.

A Sanctuary for Waterfowl

Saskatchewan’s prairie pothole region is a haven for waterfowl, providing essential breeding and nesting habitat for millions of birds each year. The abundance of shallow wetlands, marshes, and sloughs create an ideal environment for waterfowl to raise their young in safety and seclusion. Species such as mallards, pintails, teal, and canvasbacks flock to the region during the breeding season, drawn by the rich abundance of food and the relative protection offered by the pothole habitats.

Vital Breeding Habitat

The nutrient-rich waters of Saskatchewan’s potholes support the growth of aquatic plants, providing essential food sources for nesting waterfowl. The shallow depths of the potholes also offer protection from predators, allowing waterfowl to nest and rear their young without fear of disturbance. As a result, the prairie pothole region plays a crucial role in the reproductive success of numerous waterfowl species, contributing to the overall health and diversity of North America’s waterfowl populations.

The Hunter’s Responsibility

Being a hunter comes with a duty to represent and protect the resource, and in this case, waterfowl. Hunters play a vital role in conservation efforts, as their support helps fund habitat restoration projects, research initiatives, and other critical conservation programs. Here at Black Sheep Waterfowl, we recognize the importance of conservation, and we do our part to ensure that the resource is protected in order to have successful hunts for generations to come. By practicing ethical hunting practices, respecting bag limits, and promoting habitat conservation, hunters can ensure that waterfowl populations remain healthy and sustainable for future generations to enjoy.

Protecting Saskatchewan’s Heritage

Conservation organizations, government agencies, and local communities are working tirelessly to preserve and restore the wetlands of Saskatchewan’s prairie pothole region. Through initiatives such as wetland restoration, habitat protection, and land-use planning, efforts are underway to ensure that these crucial habitats remain intact for future generations of waterfowl. By supporting conservation efforts and advocating for the protection of Saskatchewan’s prairie pothole region, hunters can play a key role in safeguarding the future of waterfowl populations for years to come.

Join the Conservation Effort

Saskatchewan’s prairie pothole region is a precious natural resource, providing essential habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife species. As stewards of the land, it’s our responsibility to protect and preserve these vital ecosystems for the benefit of both wildlife and future generations. By working together to conserve Saskatchewan’s prairie pothole region, we can ensure that waterfowl continue to thrive in their natural habitat for years to come.

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Saskatchewan Waterfowl Outfitter : Unleash Your Hunting Adventure with Black Sheep Waterfowl

Welcome to the wild and untamed beauty of Saskatchewan, Canada, where the sprawling landscapes and abundant waterways offer a haven for waterfowl enthusiasts. At Black Sheep Waterfowl, we pride ourselves on being the premier outfitter for guided duck and geese hunts in this breathtaking region. Join us as we dive into the world of Saskatchewan duck hunting and why choosing Black Sheep Waterfowl guarantees an unforgettable experience.

The Saskatchewan Difference:
Saskatchewan is renowned worldwide for its extraordinary waterfowl hunting opportunities. Nestled in the heart of the prairies, the province boasts a diverse ecosystem with a vast network of lakes, wetlands, and agricultural fields that serve as the perfect habitat for ducks and geese. These pristine surroundings, combined with favorable weather conditions and a robust population of waterfowl, make Saskatchewan a hunter’s paradise.

Black Sheep Waterfowl: An Unmatched Experience:
When it comes to guided waterfowl hunts in Saskatchewan, Black Sheep Waterfowl stands out from the flock. Our team of experienced guides is passionate about the sport and dedicated to providing an exceptional adventure for every client. Whether you are looking for a bucket list bird or just want an incredible hunt, we can accommodate your request. While sitting in the blind, we want you to be as relaxed yet excited as possible. Our guides and scouts are among the top in the outdoors industry and set the bar high for a Canada hunting guide.

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Experience the Ultimate Hunting Adventure with Black Sheep Waterfowl

Hunting is a timeless tradition that has been passed down from generation to generation. It is a unique and thrilling way to experience the great outdoors and connect with nature. And for waterfowl hunters, Saskatchewan, Canada is a prime destination for its abundant populations of ducks, geese, and cranes. That’s where Black Sheep Waterfowl comes in – our guided hunts offer you the chance to enjoy the best of what this region has to offer.

  1. Expert Guidance: Our team of experienced guides knows the local hunting areas like the back of their hand and will take you to the best spots for the most productive hunt possible. Whether you’re a seasoned hunter or a beginner, you’ll have the advantage of our expertise and knowledge to maximize your success.
  2. Quality Equipment: We believe that having the right gear is key to a successful hunt. That’s why we provide top-of-the-line equipment and gear, including decoys, blinds, trained gun dogs etc. With everything you need on hand, you can focus on the hunt and not worry about any equipment mishaps.
  3. Access to Exclusive Hunting Grounds: Hunting in Saskatchewan is managed by strict regulations, and not all areas are open to the public. With Black Sheep Waterfowl, you’ll have access to exclusive hunting grounds that are carefully managed to maintain their beauty and productivity.
  4. Personalized Experience: Our hunts are designed to be a unique and personal experience. We work closely with each group to understand their specific needs and preferences, ensuring that every hunt is tailored to meet your individual goals. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly outing or an adrenaline-fueled adventure, we have something for everyone.

At Black Sheep Waterfowl, we’re passionate about waterfowl hunting and sharing that passion with others. Whether you’re an experienced hunter or a first-timer, we guarantee that you’ll have an unforgettable hunting experience with us. So if you’re ready to experience the ultimate hunting adventure, contact us today to book your hunt of a lifetime!

Category: Waterfowl

All-Inclusive Duck Hunting Packages in Canada

Time is a precious thing. It never stops no matter what life throws onto your plate. Life is too short to sit around and wait for your bucket list to check itself. We specialize in making waterfowl bucket list hunts, reality. Our most popular hunt we offer is our all-inclusive duck hunting package. We offer all-inclusive duck hunting packages in Canada in three- or four-day hunt options. To book a private field exclusive for your crew, we require a minimum of 6 hunters. Duck species you can expect to target while in Canada are mallards, pintails, and widgeons. We also have combo hunts where you are able to target ducks and geese on the same hunt. We can target a variety of geese species in our allocated waterfowl zones such as snow geese, Canada geese, lesser Canada geese and speckle bellies.


What is included in our all-inclusive duck hunting package?

  • Hunting Licenses & Stamps
  • Shotgun Shells
  • Lodging
  • Meals
  • Bird Cleaning & Packaging
  • Equipment – Blinds, Decoys, Gundogs, Guide
  • PST & GST


Allow us to take care of all your needs. All you need to do is bring your clothes and shotgun and enjoy this experience of a lifetime here at Black Sheep Waterfowl. We are honored to have you as our guest. Do not hesitate to reach out to us directly if you have any special needs or request!


When is the best time to book your hunt?

The best time to book your all-inclusive hunt in Canada to allow for the best historical success would be September 15th through October 31st. We also offer late season Canada geese and mallard hunts from November 1st through 15th.

Category: Waterfowl

Guided Duck Hunts in Saskatchewan

With waterfowl season just two months away, there is no time to waste in getting on our calendar for your bucket list hunt.

We provide fully guided, all inclusive duck hunts in Saskatchewan. Our 3 day packages will include 5 hunts. 

You can book an early season hunt during September or a late season hunt during October for some cooler weather. There is no wrong time to book a waterfowl hunt in Canada.

Not only do we offer guided duck hunts in Saskatchewan, we also offer guided goose hunts and rank among the top of the Saskatchewan waterfowl outfitters.

When choosing a waterfowl outfitter in Canada be sure to do you research. Any full-time reputable guide service will be able to provide their waterfowl outfitter license number. They should also be listed on the SCPO (Saskatchewan Commission of Professional Outfitters) website here

We are looking to seeing everyone this season! Come book a hunt with us and experience Saskatchewan duck hunting at its finest.


Category: Waterfowl

Open Books For 2022 – 2023 Season

Waterfowl Hunting Canada, 2022 Season

We have officially opened the books for the 2022 season. Our fully or all inclusive guided waterfowl hunts here in Saskatchewan, Canada are going to make your buck list hunts reality. Call us directly to get on the calendar today!

Also, some excited news for crossing the border into Canada you no longer need a negative-covid test to cross. All you need us your vaccination card and pass port. This will allow everyone to cross into Canada more smoothly without the stress of getting a rapid test done.

Hunt dates will start from September 15th through October 31st. First come, first serve. 

Waterfowl hunting in Canada is a waterfowler’s paradise. They don’t call Saskatchewan, the land of the living skies for nothing.

We will be offering dry field Canada goose, Crane, Duck and Snow goose hunts. For more information call Chris today (850)428-2410


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Canada Waterfowl Outfitters & Guide Service


Waterfowl Hunt Saskatchewan Canada


Welcome to Black Sheep Waterfowl, Premier Waterfowl Outfitter in Canada

Black Sheep Waterfowl has over 40 years of experience in the guiding industry. We are the industry leader in customer satisfaction. Our diverse fully guided hunt packages are to insure accommodations for all party sizes big or small. We offer customized hunt packages to fulfill your budget.

Black Sheep Waterfowl has over 5.6 million acres we are able to hunt in our allocated waterfowl zones here in Saskatchewan, Canada. Our company is an owner-operated, dedicated, hands-on, family-oriented company with over 25 years of experience. Also note, our team has one mission and that is to make your bucket list hunts, reality. Lastly, here at Black Sheep Waterfowl, it is very important to have you and your crew leave our operation with a story to tell and the urge to come back and hunt again, season after season.

Canada’s premier waterfowl outfitter. Located in central Saskatchewan, the “land of the living skies” where we have access to over 5.6 million hunt-able acres in the heart of the prairie pot hole region, the heartland of the duck factory.

Ultimate Experience Guided Waterfowl Hunting in Canada

We are a full time waterfowl outfitter and guide service that takes pride in showing you what Canada’s waterfowl hunting is all about. Our team of experienced guides take pride in showing you what hunting in Canada is all about. Get to know our top notch guides here

 Dry Field Waterfowl Hunting in Canada 

We specialize in guiding Canada geese, Sandhill Crane, Duck and Snow geese hunts. 

We hunt with the top of the line waterfowl decoys and gear to ensure you have a successfully guided waterfowl hunt.

When owner/guide Chris Kirby isn’t guiding waterfowl hunts in Canada, he is guiding offshore deep sea fishing charters in Destin, Florida. You can read more about his fishing operations below.


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