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.
Just about every hunter who has hunted big game animals has used a rope to drag his game. Over the years I have seen many kinds and sizes used for this purpose. One of my friends brought a deer to my house to hang in my garage for butchering, and he had a 1” hemp rope that was at least 12 feet long on it. It was large enough to tow a truck! Another time I saw a guy stuffing an entire 50-foot coil of that stiff, plastic rope into his pocket to use as a dragging rope.I have found that the ideal...