How to tell the difference between a ruffed grouse and a spruce grouse Ruffed grouse, which in Maine are often referred to as partridge, can be found across the state. by Pete Warner 6 hours agoSeptember 30, 2022 9 hikes with the best fall foliage views in Maine by Aislinn Sarnacki Maine hunter shoots a bull moose with a crossbow at point-blank range by Pete Warner This Old Town preserve features wheelchair-accessible trails and lots of wildlife by Aislinn Sarnacki Trail cameras Watch 3 cubs scramble up a tree to safety as big bears brawl over food The reason Maine guides are optimistic for bear hunting season An expert identifies the mystery cat seen in our Maine trail cam photo Some people think this trail cam photo shows a mountain lion in Maine Watch a moose nurse its newborn in this touching trail cam video Maine guide catches 8 40-inch striped bass during the best fishing night of his life Hunting What you need to know to hunt in the North Maine Woods by Pete Warner Hunters hope for cool weather as Maine moose hunt begins next week by Pete Warner Vermont hunter faces charges for shooting man he mistook as bear by The Associated Press How to get permission to hunt on private land by John Holyoke Ellsworth hunter shoots massive 516-pound black bear nicknamed ‘Zodiac’ by Pete Warner It’s a lot harder to kill a turkey in the fall by Pete Warner Has modern technology made hunting too easy? by Chris Sargent, Outdoors Contributor Fishing Top-placing fishing derby buddies swear by elaborate superstitions by Pete Warner Fall fishing can be magnificent. These tips will help you succeed. by John Holyoke What you need to know to catch fish this fall in Maine by Pete Warner 4-year-old girl helps mom reel in monster brook trout at Moosehead Lake by Pete Warner How I caught a 42-inch muskie in northern Maine by Kevin McKay, Outdoors contributor Maine angler catches ‘unicorn’ of a fish with a 50-inch striper by Pete Warner Muskie Derby is off to a slow start but anglers can fish through Sunday by Jessica Potila Hiking & other summer activities How to get back into a flipped sea kayak by Aislinn Sarnacki This video shows what it’s like to hike Acadia’s famous Beehive trail by Aislinn Sarnacki When the tourists come to Maine, head north for these 3 hikes by Natalie Williams 25 awesome lesser-known Maine hikes by Aislinn Sarnacki 10 places in Maine to hike with your dog by Aislinn Sarnacki 9 oceanside trails to try in Maine this spring by Aislinn Sarnacki 11 easy mountain hikes in Maine, great for spring by Aislinn Sarnacki Wildlife This is the secret pro-birders use to identify hawks from far away by Bob Duchesne, Good Birding How to identify woodpeckers by the sounds they make by Bob Duchesne, Good Birding Birds keep popping up in the state that aren’t supposed to be here by Bob Duchesne, Good Birding How to have a pandemic-proof DIY winter birding adventure by Bob Duchesne, Good Birding Snow buntings are the cutest birds you’ll find in Maine this winter by Bob Duchesne, Good Birding Follow these steps to identify birds quickly by Bob Duchesne, Good Birding Schoodic Point is the perfect place to study migrating coastal birds by Bob Duchesne, Good Birding MORE OUTDOORS Maine is protecting thousands of acres to help deer survive the winter A 6,300-acre parcel in southern Aroostook County is among 12 conservation projects approved by Land for Maine’s Future. See the latest Maine moose harvest totals from this year’s hunt The 2022 Maine moose hunt is underway. See how many moose have been harvested so far. I witnessed 2 bird migration phenomena collide in my yard “I know there were 32 birds present, because as they were foraging down the tree line, they all crossed the gap in unison, making them easy to count.” She’s never hunted and can’t shoot a rifle, but this County teacher went on a moose hunt “I’ve done the Allagash. Now I’m doing the moose hunt. I was the Potato Blossom Queen,” she said. “Nobody can say I’m not a County girl.” Is it OK to use a canoe you find stashed in the Maine woods? If you’ve spent any time romping around in the Maine woods, you’ve probably come across what look like “abandoned” canoes and kayaks on the shores of ponds. This western Maine river features complex rapids and excellent surfing “Although a veteran of many Rapid River excursions, I had never heard of the Magalloway River and had no idea what to expect.” My 1st bear hunt was exciting until it ended in disappointment “There won’t be any bear meat in the freezer for me this winter, but enjoying a day in the woods was rewarding and fun.” It’s getting harder for Maine hunters to find moose Finding moose in Maine has gotten harder over the decades due to changes in moose habitat and the weather. How to avoid making common moose-hunting mistakes The old adage of moose-hunting holds that once a hunter pulls the trigger, all the fun is over. The history of Maine’s moose hunt Maine began sponsoring a moose hunt in 1980 and it has turned into a tradition. Load more posts Loading… Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.