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Glenburn family relishes Youth Deer Day memories

Maine children have been tagging along with their hunting parents, uncles and aunts for generations, absorbing woods knowledge and learning to appreciate nature’s gifts. The state formalized a program in 2002 designed to uphold those traditions when it recognized the Saturday before residents-only opening day as Youth Deer Day, a day when the only people […]

Milo 14-year-old’s first deer a 221-pound 13-pointer

There are a lot of big deer in the Maine woods. Hunters prove that every year, as a few tag bucks that weigh in at better than 250 pounds, field-dressed. There are a lot of deer sporting impressive headgear in the Maine woods, too. The photos I receive each fall certainly prove that. And when […]