Nanika Lake Outfitters is located towards the west end of Francois lake, in North central BC. The nearest town is Burns Lake. The nearest city is Prince George. Our 1250 square mile (800,000 acre) guiding territory is a diverse landscape of rolling hills and mountains, with excellent numbers of huntable game. Within our territory are 4 provincial parks protecting 35% of the territory. NLO cater to the serious sportsman looking for a quality hunt, and most importantly a great and memorable experience. We are a 3rd generation outfitter in this territory, our territory has remained within the same family since 1948.
Your hosts Chad and Naomi Hanson have worked their entire working lives in the guide outfitting business. We are serious about hunting and providing each client with a memorable trip. We are passionate about our territory and it shows in the quality of game we produce year after year.
Guide Outfitter Chad Hanson has been guiding fisherman and hunters since finishing highschool. Before becoming outfitter of this area, Chad served as a assistant guide for 13 years in this area under former outfitter Jim Tourond. Jim's uncle Barry Grainger was the original outfitter of this area dating back to 1948.
Naomi Hanson grew up in the guide outfitting business, as her father Jim was guide outfitter of this territory for over 25 years. Naomi is well known for her delicious home cooked meals and tireless work ethic. Currently raising 3 young kids, Naomi is very busy but still makes time to ensure all hunters are comfortable and have what they need to make their trip a success!