2023 Moose Hunting Dates:
DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Week 1: September 24 to September 30 (Peak rut: bow or gun)
Week 2: October 8 to 14 (Post peak rut: gun preferred)
Week 3: October 22 - Oct 28 (Cow Moose)
Contact us to swap your cow tag for a bull tag or to change zones.
3,530 MAINE MOOSE TAGS ISSUED FOR 2022.
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 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 (please list the zones on your application in the following order: 3,6,2,1,4,5,7,8,9,10. BULL ONLY
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2010 Permits: 3,142
2011 Permits: 3,830
2012 Permits: 3,725
2013 Permits: 4,155
2014 Permits: 3,095
2015 Permits: 2,740
2016 Permits: 2,140
2017 Permits: 2,080
2018 Permits: 2,500
2019 Permits: 2,820
2020 Permits: 3,135
2021 Permits: 3,480
2022 Permits: 3,530
The deadline to apply for Maine Moose Lottery Permits is 11:59 p.m. on May 10, 2023.
Moose 2023 lottery winners drawing will be in Augusta on June 8, 2023.
Bag and Possession Limit: One may be taken annually, by permit only. A moose hunting permit is required in addition to a hunting license.2023 Moose Lottery Winners Hunt -
September - October: Zone 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8;
Moose Hunting Rates:
Outpost locations (WMD 1, 4 and 5) Call for Pricing.
Includes: unsurpassed pre-season scouting by full-time guide / aircraft. Includes lodging and meals. Private cabin / inn accommodations in the Village and at the Eagle Lake State Reserve property. Outpost camp accommodations may involve shared tents / cabins unless other arrangements are made.
Available in select zones: VIP hunts with multiple guides, enhanced scouting, and video. Rates from $12,000. Private VIP remote hunts from boats and outfitter camps for trophy bulls available at $18,995.
Included: Guide, transportation during the hunt, six nights lodging, lounge, meeting rooms, all meals, non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, field dressing of game, transportation to processer and taxidermist.
Not Included: Transportation to the lodge, license and tag, ammunition, tips, caping / skinning / hide care, meat processing, shipping, and taxidermy. Airport transportation available at $75 per person each way. Airport Transportation to the Outpost Lodge is $200 each way. Guests arriving by air on Saturday should plan to stay at the Hampton Inn in Presque Isle.
United Airlines offers non-stop flights from Newark, NJ (EWK) to Presque Isle, Maine (PQI) - 1 1/2 hour flight.
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.
Terms - Conditions - Cancellation
Call us to discuss bidding strategy and details for the 2023 Maine Moose Hunt Auction Tag. Winning bids for 2022 ranged from $26,001 to $27,176.00 This is a great value for someone seeking a trophy Canadian Moose! OMM Clients have won multiple tags each year in this auction!!
September - October - November: Zone 2 - 3 - 6; Bull permits: $38,995. (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, 2023. If you happen to also win the public lottery the tag fee is reduced to $584 for non-resident hunters - your auction bid is refunded.
This is a guaranteed tag and a great value compared to Alaska and Canada hunts. We have record book trophy bulls. You can plan your trip months in advance, drive your own vehicle, stay in warm and modern accommodations, and bring home all the meat! Also, no expensive charter flights or long commercial flight connections to worry about.
Guaranteed Maine Over-the-Counter Lodge Tags for 2023 and 2024:
Father and Son or corporate hunts available. A limited number of tags recently approved by the Legislature and only available from select lodges were offered for the first time ever in 2019! Tags are available in Maine's most productive moose zones. Book for 2023 today, or get on our waiting list for 2024 or 2025 for just $2,500. Book a group family or corporate hunt. Fully guided hunts with American Plan accommodations are just $26,900 plus tax and permit fee of $1,500. Call for more details. Some restrictions apply. Hurry these hunts sell fast!