Tag Archives: youth deer hunting

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. […]

Junior deer hunters don’t get automatic any-deer permit

From the “let’s get this straight, once and for all” file, here’s another clarification of the state’s any-deer rules. And let’s start with this: Junior hunters DO NOT automatically have the right to shoot a doe this year. and they won’t receive that right next year, either. Sorry if you’ve heard this explanation before, but […]