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2015 Maine Moose Management Report
January 23, 2015 News:
IFW proposed 250 fewer Bull Permits
for WMD's 1-6; 1305 Total.
2015 Moose Hunting Dates:
Week 1: September 28 to October 3 (Peak rut: bow or gun)
Week 2: October 12 to 17 (Post peak rut: gun preferred)
Week 3: November 2 to 7 COMBO cow moose and whitetail deer
Contact us to swap your cow tag for a bull tag or to change zones.
OMM specializes in a small amount of WMD’s. This helps us to be able to scout in more detail and for you to be more successful. Our WMD’s are 1,2,3,4,5,6 (please list the zones on your application in that order).
The 2015 moose permit lottery drawing will be held on Saturday June 13, 2015, in Bethel, Maine. Moose Application Deadline: You can apply online until 11:59 PM on May 14, 2015. If you use a paper application, it must be postmarked by April 1, 2015, or delivered to 284 State Street in Augusta by 5:00 PM on April 1, 2015.
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In 2014, 53,577 chances to hunt moose were purchased, including 15,158 nonresident chances. 3,095 permits were issued, 10% to nonresidents. In the zones we serve 2,130 permits were issued. Click here for 2014 Maine Moose Harvest by season, permit type and success rate.
2010 Permits: 3,142
2011 Permits: 3,830
2012 Permits: 3,725
2013 Permits: 4,155
2014 Permits: 3,095
2015 Permits: 2,815 (Proposed)
Bag and Possession Limit: One may be taken annually, by permit only. A moose hunting permit is required in addition to a hunting license.
|2015 Moose Lottery Winners Recreational Hunt:
September - October - November: Zone 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6;
Moose Hunting Rates:
Fully Guided Hunt: 2015 season- 6 day hunt at Eagle Lake Sporting Camps or Village $4,295.00; or outpost locations $4695.00 - plus 8% state tax, state tag fee, big-game hunting license.
Includes: unsurpassed pre-season scouting by full-time guide / aircraft. Includes lodging and meals for the permit holder and sub-permittee. Private cabin / inn accommodations in the Village and at the State Reserve property. Outpost camp accommodations may involve shared tents / cabins unless other arrangements are made. Additional observers just $1,000.
Available in select zones: VIP hunts with multiple guides, enhanced scouting, and video. Rates from $5,295 to $10,000. VIP remote hunts from boats and outfitter camps for trophy bulls available at $12,995.
Included: Guide, transportation during the hunt, lodging, lounge, meeting rooms, all meals, non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, field dressing of game, transportation to processor and taxidermist, and evening fireside.
Not Included: Transportation to the lodge, license and tag, ammunition, tips, capping / skinning, meat processing, shipping, and taxidermy. Airport transportation available at $75 per person each way. Airport Transportation to the Outpost Lodge is $125 each way.
A 50% deposit is required to confirm dates. Some trips, arranged more than a year in advance, only require a 25% deposit. In this case, another 25% deposit is due in January the year of the trip.
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Auction Tag TROPHY Moose Hunt - 2016:
Call us to discuss bidding strategy and details for the 2016 Maine Moose Hunt Auction Tag. Winning bids for 2015 ranged from $11,610.00 to $13,000.00 This is a great value for someone seeking a trophy Canadian Moose!
September - October - November: Zone 2 - 3 - 6; Bull permits: $15,995. (plus tax and license fees) including tag, guide, recovery, and American Plan accommodations; additional observer at $1,000. Arrangements must be made before February 2, 2015. If you happen to also win the public lottery the tag fee is reduced to $584 for non-resident hunters.
This is a guaranteed tag and a great value compared to Alaska and Canada hunts. We have trophy bulls. You can plan your trip months in advance, drive your own vehicle, and bring home all the meat!
Guaranteed TAGS for 2015 - 2016:
Now available: New Brunswick Guaranteed Lodge Tag - one left for 2015 - Call Now.
Maine Guaranteed Licensed Lodge Tags - a limited number of tags recently approved by the Legislature and only available from licensed American Plan Lodges may be available for 2016. Get on our waiting list for just $1,500. Fully guided hunt with American Plan accommodations is just $10,000 plus license and permit fee of $1,500. Call for more details.