Tag Archives: 200-pound deer

Young hunters enjoying successful seasons

As the final week of the traditional deer season winds down, many hunters will spend their final hours in the woods in search of a deer to fill their tags. Others, including more than a few younger hunters, have already tagged out and are busy telling their friends the tales of their successful hunts. Among […]

11-year-old Bangor girl bags 200-pound 8-pointer on Youth Deer Day

Last Saturday morning, hundreds of the state’s youngest hunters headed into the woods with adult mentors to take part in a cool tradition-in-the-making. Youth Deer Day, which is held annually a week before the state’s regular residents-only opening day, began in 2002. Many Maine hunting families look forward to sharing the day with their children. […]

Harrington seventh-grader’s first deer a 200-pounder

We’re nearing the end of the first full week of the firearms deer season (not counting Youth Deer Day, which was back on Oct. 26), and some pretty neat deer tales are landing on my desk. Monica Reynolds passed along the story of her 12-year-old daughter Keanna, whose first deer was one she’ll always remember. […]