Night Hunting

dead whitetail deer lying in farmers field

The Manitoba Wildlife Federation (MWF) is taking the lead in calling for an outright ban on spotlighting in the populated portions of Manitoba to protect people, pets, farm animals and private property. Along with the risk to people, numerous livestock have been killed or maimed by hunters using spotlights at night. Since 2016 the MWF has been calling for a strong commitment from the Province to adequately and properly support Conservation Officers so that they can provide effective enforcement, as well as work in partnership with indigenous people, non­indigenous people and other stakeholders to put an end to spotlight hunting for all Manitobans. Many municipalities have also passed resolutions supporting a ban on Spotlighting and Night Hunting in the Province.