An instructor shows a group of students how to field dress a deer during a Next Step program offered by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Credit: Courtesy of Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Hunting stories are a Maine tradition, just like the hunt itself. And the only thing better than telling a good story is reading or hearing one.

The Bangor Daily News is making it easier for you to tell your hunting stories, from a huge buck to a grand slam to a funny hunting experience, using just your cell phone.

All you have to do is text us at 207-990-8221. It’s that simple.

Please include your name, how you want to be contacted and a brief description of the story, plus any photos or videos, and Outdoors Editor Julie Harris will get in touch with you.

You also may send your stories directly via email to .

We know you have them, and we can’t wait to share them for you.

Julie Harris is senior outdoors editor at Bangor Daily News. She has served in many roles since joining BDN in 1979, including several editing positions. She lives in Litchfield with her husband and three...