Maine Deer Hunting

maine deer huntingNorthern Maine has some of the most extraordinary trophy whitetail deer hunting in the United States. There are very few areas in the world that contain more 200 pound-plus bucks per square mile than the North Woods of Maine.

Deer are among the most familiar animals of Maine, and in many places they are the largest wildlife that people encounter. Their aesthetic beauty is appreciated and admired, although their fondness for crops, garden and landscape plants tries some peoples’ patience.

  • White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus borealis, Fig. 1) occur throughout Maine in mixed woodlands, forest edges, swamps, open brushy meadows, farmland, in low-elevation stream and river corridors, and near populated areas.
  • They derive their name from their broad, 10 to 11 inch long tail. When alarmed, white-tailed deer raise their flag like tail, displaying the white underside. White-tailed deer are usually reddish tan in summer and brownish gray in winter.
  • Bucks may attain live weights of up to 300 pounds and adult does tip the scales at up to 150 pounds. White-tails have incredibly keen ears, allowing them to hear humans from a distance. They are also strong swimmers; they have been clocked at 13 miles per hour for a distance of three miles.

Maine Deer Hunting Guides

Maine Deer Hunting Guides

Maine Deer Hunting Guides

5 Maine Guides/Outfitters Found

Northeast Whitewater Lodge & Guide Service

Shirley, ME - Whitewater rafting ideal for family rafting and the most adventurous on the Kennebec and Penobscot rivers! Lodging packages, Maine moose watching, outdoor leadership courses in Swiftwater Rescue, Maine Guide School, Raft, Canoe and Whitewater Kayaking.

Foggy Mountain Guide Service

Dover-Foxcroft, ME - Our guides are true professionals whose keen knowledge of the game, hunting technique and the land combines to clearly distinguish a Foggy Mountain hunt from all others.

Reel Action Charters

South Portland, ME - Maine Largest Charter Fleet. Guaranteed Fish! Come see what the Reel Action Experience is all about.

Gray's Guide Service

Newport, ME - A four seasons lodge offering excellent hunting for deer, bear, moose, & turkey. (archery-firearm-black powder). Fishing for salmon, brook trout, lake trout and bass. We take pride in exceeding your expectations

Wilderness Escape Outfitters

Danforth, ME - A secluded four season resort with over 5000 feet of lake frontage and the finest accommodations. We specialize in bear, deer, and moose hunting, and excellent smallmouth bass fishing.

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