Hunting in Maine

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50 hunting trips from 6 outfitters starting from $175

50 hunts
$175 starting from
9 animals
967km to the nearest trip

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About hunting in Maine

The hardwood ridges, rolling hills, swamps, and pine and spruce forests that comprise the beautiful North Woods in the state of Maine are home to some of the largest moose and black bear populations in the Lower 48 states. Maine also has great hunting for white-tailed deer, ruffed grouse, and wild turkeys. Duck hunting is excellent in the lakes and marshes, as well as along Maine’s magnificent rocky coastline, where world-class sea duck hunts occur. Maine’s wildlife is diverse, owing to a habitat mix that supports species commonly found in Canada such as the Canada lynx as well as species found in southern deciduous forests such as gray foxes. According to state wildlife biologists, Maine's moose population is estimated at 60,000 to 70,000, and approximately 2,000 permits are issued each year. Overall success rates on moose run 75 percent, with success rates greater in the northern regions. Every year, several moose are taken that exceed 1,000 pounds dressed weight, and some grow impressive racks. Black bears can be hunted in Maine using a variety of methods during a 16-week fall hunting season opening on the last Monday in August and closing the last Saturday in November. During September, bears can be hunted over bait. Hunters can pursue bears with hounds for six weeks (mid-September to end of October), and can still-hunt or stalk bears the entire 16-week season. Bears and deer can be hunted at the same time during part of the season. Maine hunters during deer firearm season are required to wear two articles of solid blaze orange clothing visible from all sides: a hat and a jacket, vest, coat, or poncho. Moose hunters in the moose district must wear one piece of clothing that is solid blaze orange. Maine has hundreds of Registered Maine Guides, and they are considered the gold standard in outdoor skills and knowledge. Learn about them at maineguides.org. Get details on regulations and how to purchase hunting licenses at the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife: http://www.maine.gov/ifw/hunting_trapping/.

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Coyote Hunt

Coyote Hunt United States

Coyote Hunts available all year long, $1000 for 5 days or daily rate Full guide service. Four wheel drive vehicle for the hunt. All gas and vehicle expense. Land Access “private land” and insurance fees. Housekeeping accommodations are available for an additional $400.00. Transportation both ways from Bangor International Airport available – $300.00 per party of two. It may be of value to have your own vehicle and many of the major rental companies are located at the airport. Convenient flight schedules are also available to Portland International Jetport – vehicle rental will be necessary.

Trip duration: 1 day

Hunting season: 1 Jan 2021 31 Dec 2021

Price from $225 for 1 day, 1 hunter
2021 Week 5 Deer Blackpowder

2021 Week 5 Deer Blackpowder United States

THIS IS A MUZZLELOADER HUNT. Arrive after noon on Sunday November 28, 2021. Hunt November 29-December 2, 2021 Depart December 3 before noon. $700 per hunter. two spots available. This is a big woods hunt If you can harvest a mature buck in Downeast Maine you can do it anywhere. The timber lands of Downeast Maine allow for uninhibited freedom. You can stand hunt over known travel corridors, stalk hardwood ridges, and the potential exists to track down a majestic beauty on snow. We will do the best we can to put you on the deer of a lifetime. This is not an easy hunt. The weather can be brutal, the deer are not easy to pattern, and the ground to cover is immense. For me it is the ultimate challenge as a life long deer hunter.

Trip duration: 4 days

Hunting season: 28 Nov 2021 3 Dec 2021

Package price $700 for 4 days, 1 hunter
2021 Week 2 Deer Firearm

2021 Week 2 Deer Firearm United States

Arrive after noon on Sunday November 7, 2021. Hunt November 8-11. Depart before noon on November 12, 2021. $700 per hunter. This is a big woods hunt If you can harvest a mature buck in Downeast Maine you can do it anywhere. The timber lands of Downeast Maine allow for uninhibited freedom. You can stand hunt over known travel corridors, stalk hardwood ridges, and the potential exists to track down a majestic beauty on snow. We will do the best we can to put you on the deer of a lifetime. This is not an easy hunt. The weather can be brutal, the deer are not easy to pattern, and the ground to cover is immense. For me it is the ultimate challenge as a life long deer hunter.

Trip duration: 4 days

Hunting season: 7 Nov 2021 12 Nov 2021

Package price $700 for 4 days, 1 hunter
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