Hidden River Lodge is located on Whitefish Lake, which is part of the famous Michipicoten River System. The closest civilization is the tourist outpost town of Wawa, Ontario. Hidden Lake has great hunting for Black Bear with a massive bear hunting area and strategically placed baited stands in different terrains. Black Bears in their area are common in the 150 to 350 pound range but bigger bears do get harvested. They cater to Archery, Rifle, Crossbow and Plack Powder hunters. They have nice comfortable housekeeping cabins.
Below are lodges in Missanabie or between Wawa & Chapleau, which is not too far from Wawa
Murray Lake Cottages & Outpost Camps is located south of Missanabie and between Wawa and Chapleau, Ontario. Murray Lake Specialize in Black bear Hunting. They have 5 BMAs (Bear Management Areas) which together total 500 square miles of the top Black Bear Hunting country in Ontario. One of the BMAs borders the Chapleau Crown Game Preserve. Black Bears in their area and common in the 200 to 300 pound range. Every year that have Black Bears in the 300 to 400 pound range get harvested and in the last few years have had a couple of bears over 500 pounds. They have five housekeeping cabins on Murray Lake and they also have Silver Birch Cottages that are father east towards Chapleau for hunters that want to hunt beside the game preserve. They are a 95% success rate and a 100% sighting rate.
Prairie Bee Outpost Camps are located on Prairie Bee Lake, which is located between Chapleau and Wawa, Ontario. They have a large Black Bear Management Area of 125 square miles in the middle of the best Black Bear hunting region of Ontario. Black Bears average around 225 pounds but guests who are patient many times harvest Black Bears in the 300 to 400 pound range. Black Bears exceeding 500 pounds have been seen in the area. The camp takes a limited number of hunters each year to maintain their high success rate, which is 90% or higher. At the far west end of the lake they have an extremely remote outpost camp. The main camp is located at the north-east end of the lake. These are remote boat-to housekeeping camps.
Camp Missanabie is located north of Wawa & Chapleau in Northern Ontario. They have a large BMA with some of the biggest Black Bears in Ontario. They take a limited number of hunters each year to ensure a very high success rate. Black Bears are common in the 150 to 350 pound range and sometimes bears exceeding 450 pounds are harvested. They offer Black Bear hunts for both Bow Hunters and Rifle Hunters. Hunt plan can include meals or you can save some money and chose a housekeeping bear hunt.