Why did we choose Saskatchewan
to host a show? The following statement says it all. “North America offers many
great hunting and fishing destinations – and then there is Saskatchewan. Our skies really do fill with
waterfowl. Our deer are the largest in the world. Our lakes teem with fish,
from perch at the end of a dock to fly-in grayling and lake trout. “
Clearly a culture of people born and raised on
hunting in their back yards.
Every year tourists, including hunters
and anglers, spend about $1.5 billion in Saskatchewan.
In 2005, more than 70,000 people hunted in the province, 22,000 of them coming
from other provinces or countries, mainly the United States.
Saskatchewan is the second largest oil producer in Canada after Alberta, accounting for more than 20% of the
total Canadian oil production. There are an estimated 25 billion barrels of
heavy oil in-place in the west-central region of the province, which represents
the greatest potential for future development. Saskatchewan is also endowed with an abundant
supply of natural resources. As a result of having been submerged under a
prehistoric ocean, the province has an estimated 75% of the world's potash
A province full of hunters, people who
love the outdoors, living and working in a thriving economy with disposable
income, where better than to showcase hunting in Africa?
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