Tag Archives: Maine deer hunt

‘Your outdoor friend’ grows up, cherishes her outdoor memories

Almost a decade ago I began receiving semi-regular dispatches from a junior hunter who loved spending time in the woods. Come spring, she’d bag a turkey, and send along the photos to prove it. In the fall, she’d typically fill her deer tag, and write the details of her successful hunt and email it along. […]

Biologist expects banner Maine deer season

Maine’s deer herd was reeling after brutal back-to-back winters between December of 2007 and March of 2009. Biologists said that during the first severe winter, as much as 30 percent of the state’s deer may have died. Recovery, many cautioned, would take a long time. At least years. Decades? That wasn’t out of the question. […]