The 2022 Maine moose hunt is underway, expanding big game offerings across the state this fall that also include black bears, deer and turkeys.
This year, 69,635 people applied for a moose permit, including 45,302 Maine residents and 24,249 out-of-state hunters. A total of 4,080 permits have been allocated for the entire season.
Last year, 2,353 hunters tagged a moose in Maine, achieving a harvest success rate of 68 percent in the statewide portion of the hunt. That was the third lowest success rate in the 41-year history of the hunt.
Here is the latest harvest tally, as provided by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.