Judge rules First Nations from outside of Sask. have constitutional right to hunt

Indigenous leaders are celebrating a court ruling that says First Nations hunters from outside Saskatchewan have a constitutional right to hunt in the province and don’t require a licence. The ruling was made after a group of hunters from the Six…

App in development to connect rural Saskatchewan property owners, land users

A mapping company is developing an app to connect rural property owners with would-be land users in Saskatchewan. The main idea is to create a land management portal much like Uber or Airbnb, according to project manager Aldo Scribante. READ…

Poachers fined, handed Saskatchewan hunting ban

Three poachers in Saskatchewan have been fined and handed two-year hunting bans after pleading guilty to Wildlife Act violations. Story continues below The investigation into the three Imperial, Sask., residents started in November 2018 when conservation officers said they received…

Big game draw starts May 1 in Saskatchewan

Hunters will have a little over three weeks to enter their name when Saskatchewan’s big game draw opens on May 1. Changes were made in 2018 to the draw when it was expanded from four to six priority pools. Starting…

Mistaken Sask. hunter sentenced to 7 months for fatal shooting

Hunter Austyn Adamko of Prince Albert, Sask., received a seven-month jail sentence on Monday after he killed a man he thought was an elk. In September 2017, Adamko, 24, was hunting with two others in the Weirdale area northeast of…

Free hunting and fishing in Saskatchewan for Canadian Armed Forces veterans

Canadian Armed Forces veterans will be able to hunt and fish in Saskatchewan for free. Story continues below The Saskatchewan government said on Thursday the province will provide free hunting and angling licences for veterans starting with the 2019-20 licensing…

Alberta fish and game group concerned over Métis hunting deal with province

An Alberta hunters and fishers group says a provincial deal on Métis hunting rights could lead to wildlife being overharvested in some areas. The deal, quietly released earlier this month, gives registered Métis the ability to hunt and fish year-round…

Yorkton, Sask. men fined, suspended for hunting under the influence

Two Yorkton, Sask., men have been fined and handed suspensions for hunting while under the influence of marijuana. Saskatchewan conservation officers said the men were found in a vehicle parked on Wildlife Development Funds lands near Calder, Sask., in September…