Our store is open as we continue to serve our in-store customers in compliance with Provincial and Federal regulations and recommendations.

If you are a local customer and prefer to place your order online for pick-up we will call you after we complete your order to make arrangements.

We continue with our free shipping promotion for orders over $149 before tax to Canadian addresses (this does not apply to firearms, ammunition and other large items. We reserve the right to contact you if your order does not qualify even if at check-out shipping charges were not assessed).

If you have any questions prior to placing an order please call us at 250-877-7744 between 9:30 AM and 5 PM Pacific Time.




Those wishing to obtain their resident hunting license, must successfully complete the Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Education (C.O.R.E.) program examinations to be eligible for a Hunter Number.



The course will help prepare the student for the written examination and practical firearms safety test



Course Dates:   Thursday, August 6th, 2020     - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

                        Friday, August 7th, 2020      - 6:30pm to 9:30pm 

                        Saturday, August 8th, 2020  - 8:30am to 4:30pm

                        Sunday, August 9th, 2020     - 8:30am to 4:30pm

                        Monday, August 10th, 2020    - 6:30pm to 9:30pm (Exam Night)

                       (2 Full days and 3 evenings)




Location: Bulkley Valley Rod and Gun Club

Cost: $190.00 + $9.50 GST = $199.50 (includes CORE Manual)

Maximum number of people is 12 and participation is guarantied once you pay for the course.

Payment at Outdoor Essentials  (1217 Main Street in Smithers, next door to Shopper’s Drug Mart).

In addition to cash, you can now pay also by debit card, Visa, Mastercard or American Express.

If it is more convenient to pay by credit card over the phone you can call us at 250-877-7744.

We’ll accept personal cheques, but prefer cash, debit or credit card payments. 

If you have any questions please feel free to email us or call us at 250-877-7744 during business hours.


Store Hours:

Mondays to Thursdays: 9 AM to 6 PM

Fridays: 9 AM to 6 PM

Saturdays: 9 AM to 6 PM

Sundays: CLOSED

Please Fill Out The Following Form Before Purchasing Course

Click HERE To Purchase CORE Course

Hungry Hill Adventures

Cancellation Policy For courses
Cancellation with more than 7days notice - refund allowed

     Cancellation with between 7 and 2 days notice - 50% refund allowed with valid reason

              Cancellation with less than 2 days notice - No refund allowed or for non-attendance (a no-show)


Frank McDonald


250 845-7030