Big game licence applications have been automatically mailed to hunters who are eligible to participate in the provincial 2017 big game licence draw. This year’s deadline for receipt of completed big game licence draw applications is May 12, 2017.
This year there are 31,880 moose licences available for the island of Newfoundland, a reduction of 75 compared to last season; the number of available caribou licences for the Island has decreased by 20 for a total allocation of 715 licences.
In Labrador, 359 moose licences are available again this year. This includes 320 licences available through the big game draw and 39 which have been issued to the Nunatsiavut Government.
There are also 370 moose licences available for registered not-for-profit and charitable organizations.