Tag Archives: Maine moose hunting

The wait is over: Prospective moose hunters will head to Bethel for drawing this weekend

For the last 35 years — since a Cub Scout  reached into a hopper and pulled out the first lucky name — Mainers have been fascinated with their moose-permit lottery. Nowadays, computers, not Cub Scouts, do the drawing. But on Saturday afternoon, when 2,740 hunters learn that they’ve earned a Maine moose hunt for this […]

Head to Greenville for the moose lottery festival

When new co-workers lament the fact that they’ve been in Maine for several weeks and have yet to see a moose, I’ve always told them the same thing. Go to Greenville. From there, finding a moose shouldn’t be such a big deal, I tell them. Just wait until nearly dark, drive up to Rockwood, then […]