The first hunting period for moose starts on Sept. 26. Permitted hunters will head straight for their preferred hunting spots and attempt to harvest a moose.
Don’t have a spot yet? We compiled a list of places where the most moose were harvested, according to Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife data from 2015.
- T17, R2– 32 harvests
- Allagash – 23 harvests
- T15, R10 – 22 harvests
- T5, R15 – 21 harvests
- T15, R5 – 20 harvests
- T15, R12 – 19 harvests
- Madawaska – T12, R9 – T14, R12 – T2, R4 – 18 harvests
If you’re a native to the Bangor Area and don’t want to travel up north or out west, there’s still hope, because one moose was harvested in Bradley in 2015.
Here’s a map of the aforementioned hunting meccas: