The next generation of outdoor enthusiasts on Quebec's North Shore

The next generation of outdoor enthusiasts on Quebec's North Shore

Quebec's North Shore is a vast territory bordering the St. Lawrence River, ideal for duck hunting adventures. In this episode, Juliette takes us to meet Catherine Simard and a group of students from the TACH program at Cégep de Baie-Comeau.

Catherine Simard, a seasoned sea duck hunter, fishing enthusiast and owner of Domaine Orégnac outfitter, welcomes Juliette to her territory to introduce her to an autumn hunt. This expedition is first and foremost an immersion in the richness of the local flora and fauna, as well as an introduction to a responsible approach to hunting.

Catherine Simard

Catherine Simard, an avid sea duck hunter and angler in the Côte-Nord region, is a former student of the Wildlife and Fisheries Management Techniques program at Cégep de Baie-Comeau. Since then, she has dedicated her life to the outdoors in the region.

With her profound knowledge of the territory, Catherine advocates for a responsible approach to sea duck hunting and fishing, all while emphasizing the conservation of local wildlife and flora.

As the new owner of Domaine Orégnac outfitter, and with her wealth of knowledge gained both in the field and as a former student, Catherine is an influential figure within the Côte-Nord outdoor community, inspiring others to follow her journey.

Domaine Orégnac 

Located northwest of Forestville, this 101 km2 outfitter with exclusive rights is recognized for the quality and size of its native brook trout. Catches of 1 kg or more are possible on more than fifteen lakes. The mountainous terrain and a large forest fire in 1991 made it a prime habitat for moose and small game.

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