Will be deer hunting Maine next week; town of Montville in Waldo Co., area of Frye Mtn. Wildlife Management Area (west of Belfast).Would welcome any suggestions from MaineGuide or anyone who might be familiar with the area.
Sorry dougw that I have not got back to you before this.
I have been busy scouting for the deer season and have not been on for awhile.
I have hunted the Frye Mtn. WMA before but not for deer.
I spent a day for woodcock and grouse.
It is a pretty area with a mix of hardwoods and spruce. It also has a few apple trees in different spots.
I was in that area last year and I did find a lot of deer sign there.
But the natives in that area ride the roads steady. So be carefull when you step out into the road.
I must admit that I have missed a big game animal with a rifle. And not only was it a bull elk, it was the largest bull that I have had in my sights with a tag in my hand. But, as with most "missed shot" stories, I have an excuse. Moisture doesn't really ever bode well for hunting equipment. When moisture (either rain or snow) gets into a firearms barrel, nothing good takes place. A couple rain drops down there can change the point of impact drastically and a barrel jammed with snow after a...