Our store is currently open and we take as many measures as we can to clean and maintain distances between customers and staff.

We will of course comply with any recommendations or regulations to close the doors and, if it comes to that, continue to process web orders and ship them out.

We are now offering free shipping for orders above $149 before tax on most products, excluded is ammunition, firearms and powder, we’ll try our best to minimize shipping for those items.

If you have any questions call us at 250-877-7744.




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 March 12th, 2020     - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

                        Friday. March 13th, 2020      - 6:30pm to 9:30pm 

                        Saturday March 14th, 2020  - 8:30am to 4:30pm

                        Sunday March 15th, 2020     - 8:30am to 4:30pm

                        Monday March 16th, 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