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I happen to be in Maine right now for a couple of days on business. Have hunted Maine once before. Got nothing but had a good time. I am sure you will find another mainiack or two. Good hunting.
A little late responding to the post since I just noticed it. I've been hunting Maine for the last 20 years. I currently hunt the western part of the state. The last few winters have been pretty mild so I've noticed an increase in the herd in the area I hunt.
Hello my name is Mike I live in Texas but I try to get up to Maine ever chance I get. I have hunted bear around the Andover area. I have found that the local people are the friendly,s people you will ever meet.
The record books, that are put out by Boone & Crocket and Pope & Young and where I live is Henry Kelsey they are a great way to research a state or a province for big game. This does take some time but the knowledge it gives you, can be very valuable. Not all hunters have their trophies recorded, as where I live after the Hanson Buck became the new world record typical Whitetail, we saw a flood of hunters and now that has happened, some hunters are shying away from the record books but...