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This year, fewer hunters, fewer moose

PostPosted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 4:45 am
by crusher
This year, fewer hunters, fewer moose
As Maine's wildlife officials reduce the number of permits by 22%, the scarcity of the prey has added to the challenge, especially in District 4.

ELM STREAM TOWNSHIP β€” There were no moose in sight during the drive up the west side of Moosehead Lake toward the hunting camp. No moose as the drive continued another 40 miles on unpaved roads into the heart of the North Maine Woods.

Here in Somerset County in northwestern Maine, finding a moose has become difficult – even for some of the most experienced hunting guides.

β€œIt’s not like 30 years ago when there were clear-cuts. Then you could ... ... wer-moose/