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.

Norris Outfitters

Princeton , Me - Specializing in bear hunts over dogs and bait.

Northeast Wilderness Outfitters

Rangeley, ME - Specializing in Bear hunts over bait and Upland Game. Also offering select fishing tours

Sunset Ridge Lodge & Outfitters

Sebec, ME - Our lodge is located on Sebec Lake - We cater to outdoor sportsmen. Deer - Bear - Moose - Bobcat - Best in Hunting + meals + Lodging + Fishing - Come Join Us.

Canoe the Wild

Weston, ME - For the first timer and seasoned paddler. Choose a guided canoe trip on the St. Croix, Allagash, and Penobscot Rivers 3-8 days. View wildlife, enjoy comfortable campsites & great meals cooked over an open fire. Trophy bull moose hunts offered in WMD 1

Maine Deer Hunting Guides




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