South through Sault Saint Marie If you are coming this way, you can stop at the Visitor Information Centre, just across the border. At the vistor information centre, you can:
Get a fishing licence
From Sault Staint Marie, head North on highway 17 through Wawa to White River. A good place to stop and pick up your licenses is the Canadian Carver, about 45 mins north of the Sault. Turn North at White River onto highway 631 (just before the gas station and A&W).
Hornepayne is your last opportunity to pick up last minute or forgotten items. You can also obtain your fishing license at the G&L, located at the end of Front Street. The store opens at 8am.
► Please call from Hornepayne before heading out to the landing. 1 705 812 2671
From Hornepayne, drive straight ahead where highway 631 turns at the Esso gas station. Continue following this road for 10 km (6 miles). Look for the yellow sign indicating a left at the beacon tower toward Oba. Continue down this road for about 20 minutes, to the Shekak bridge. Immediately after the bridge turn right into the landing area and await pickup.
Pack to keep everything dry, as I will transport you up the river rain or shine.
Same as fishing, plus:
An old hunting license. This will be turned into the license office when applying for your bear or moose license. This will not be returned to you so make sure it is an old outdated license you no longer need.
Your weapon of choice. If you wish to hunt bear with a bow you also need to bring either a high powered rifle or a shot gun for the purpose of tracking a wounded animal.
Your gun. This will need to be registered at Canadian customs for a fee of $25.00 Canadian. For information on this please call 1-800-731-4000 or visit www.cfc.gc.ca
An orange jacket and hat for transportation to and from your stand
Coolers suitable for transporting your trophy and the meat