I got precisely the moose I wanted, a 2½-year-old dry cow - a meat moose - and had a tremendous experience. (I already have a wonderful eastern Canada moose on the wall at home and no space to display another, so I now hunt moose for the experience and the meat.) I also saw several dozen woodland caribou. None were acceptable trophies, but I wasn't hunting caribou, so I didn't spend time looking for them. I didn't see any bears either, or significant bear sign while roaming the country. Again, I wasn't hunting them, although I did have a bear license. Tuckamore maintains a number of bait sites for hunters who want to take a bear that way, and those sites were being hit actively while I was there.
Newfoundland is of interest to trophy hunters for three significant reasons. First, it is the only place where you can legally take a woodland caribou, a subspecies with, generally, a larger body and more compact rack than other caribou subspecies. Second, Newfoundland offers one the opportunity to take a trophy eastern Canada moose without having to draw a permit or buy one at auction. Third, Newfoundland grows the largest black bears in the East. And it's possible to take all three trophies in a single hunt - I've done it twice on past hunts.
But Newfoundland also presents........(continued)