Tips and Advice

July 25, 2017
big game

3 Shooting Recommendations For Your Next Big Game Hunt

Shooting is a topic that we like to talk about on a regular basis. Whether it’s about our Alberta whitetail hunts, or a combo hunt in British Columbia, we frequently receive questions from hunters about preferred rifles. But far more […]
July 19, 2017
Backpack Hunting Gear

Tips to Conduct a Backcountry Hunting Gear Audit

When is the last time you did a full pack audit? You might be surprised by the amount of unnecessary hunting gear you are lugging around the backcountry. Shedding a few pounds will make your life much easier and help […]
June 16, 2017

Summer Checklist for the Wilderness Hunter

It might feel like summer just arrived, but it’s time to prepare for your fall hunting adventures. September will be here before you know it and there are plenty of things to be done to get ready. If you’re planning […]
April 4, 2017
Backpack

Selecting the Best Backpack for Your Style of Hunting

How to carry all your gear? It’s a common dilemma for many hunters. Some of us will admit to having a pile of different backpacks at home that we’ve tried over the years. There are daypacks, expedition packs, ultralight packs […]
November 22, 2016
Sleeping Bag

Selecting a Sleeping Bag for a British Columbia Combo Hunt

On a backpacking hunt in a place as remote as northern British Columbia, having a quality sleeping bag is important for a number of reasons. The most obvious benefit is comfort. But a high quality sleep system will also be […]
November 18, 2016
BC Clothing Hunting System

Your Clothing System for a British Columbia Hunt

Our British Columbia hunts take place in a remote and rugged wilderness area. Changing weather conditions and physical hunting are the norm, especially for our hunters aiming to take two or even three species during a single hunt. Having comfortable […]
November 9, 2016

3 Tips to Finding the Best Boots for a Backpack Hunt

Boots are one of the most important things that you’ll purchase for a backpack hunt. Unlike items that can be borrowed from your buddies like a jacket, optics, or a rifle, boots are a personalized item that’s going to fit […]
November 2, 2016
Backcountry

Hunting Hard? Six Tips to Recover Quickly in the Backcountry

By Zach Lazzari You’ve been training all year for this and now the moment is real. You are immersed in the backcountry wilderness, traversing ridgelines and glassing remote drainages. Like a finely tuned athlete, your body is still susceptible to […]
July 22, 2016

3 Tips for Hunting Alberta Whitetails in the Rut

Hunting big whitetails in the rut is something we live for each season. That’s what got us started in the outfitting business more than 30 years ago. After enjoying the big country of northern British Columbia each season, there’s something […]
June 24, 2016

Summer Update from North River Outfitting

Summer has arrived and it’s a busy time of year for us here at North River Outfitting. While Maria is busy in the office communicating with hunters and organizing plans for the upcoming season, Ron is occupied in the field […]