Q. When is the deer rifle/ muzzeloading season?

The season dates vary from year to year by a few days. Generally, rifle season is the month of November ending the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Muzzleloading season begins the very next Monday and runs for 2 weeks. For more info on Maine deer hunting season dates, laws, regulations, registrations, and online licenses please visit: www.mefishwildlife.com

Q. When is peak rut in Maine?

 

Peak rut is typically during the third week of November.

Q. How do I get my licenses and permits? 

 

It is best if you purchase your licenses online before you arrive: https://moses.informe.org

Once you've completed your your purchase just print out your license and permit and bring it with you.

 

Note: Licenses can be purchased here in Maine, but you must bring your home state hunting license or proof of a certified hunter safety course with you.  Maine will not issue you a license without one of these two things.

Q. What are your hunting methods?

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Whatever your preferred method of hunting is. You can either sit in one of our many stands or blinds watching over known buck corridors, you can still hunt or track on your own, or you can  track/still hunt 1x1 with a guide.

Q. What are the arrival/departure times?

 

Arrive no earlier than 2:00 pm on Sunday and check out the following Sunday by 11:00 am. 

 

Q. What is the cost of the hunt?

 

Please see our Deer Hunting Rates page for current rates. A 25% deposit is required to book. We accept over the phone credit card transactions or personal check for deposits. Balance is due in cash, check or money order upon arrival. 

Q. How many hunters per guide?

 

We offer 1x1, 2x1 and 3x1 hunts.

 

Q. What kind of weather can I expect?

 

Temps can be anywhere from single digits to the mid to upper 50's depending on the week you come. There may be rain or snow. Come prepared for all, we recommend wool clothing.

Q. What form of payment do you accept?

 

For deposits we accept personal checks or credit cards . Your balance (due upon arrival) must be cash or check. Credit cards are for deposits only.

 

Q. If I fly in, where is the nearest airport?

 

We are located 55 miles East of the Bangor international airport. Rental vehicles are available at the airport or arrangements can be made to pick you up.

 

Q. What if I have a question that was not on this page?

 

Email or give us a call, we'd be happy to talk to you and answer any questions you have. We can be reached at one of these numbers:

 

Matt Cell: 207.610.9922 

Lisa Cell: 207.610.9923

EMGS: 207.537.5282

 

Links:

 

Maine Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 

- Purchase licenses

- Maine hunting laws and fishing laws

- Register ATV

 

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