Maine has a rich hunting tradition, and over the years the BDN has celebrated that tradition by sharing hunting success stories that can serve to inspire us during those long months spent waiting for the next season to roll around.
Maybe, we tell each other, something like this will happen to me someday. Just maybe.
A combination of skill and luck go into each of those stories. Sometimes, a veteran hunter fills a tag in a big way. Other times, the successful hunter has less experience. And sometimes, the hunter is so young, they’re just beginning their hunting career.
Here are a few of our favorites from the past year.
7-year-old’s big buck
John Holyoke has been enjoying himself in Maine's great outdoors since he was a kid. Today, he's the Outdoors editor for the BDN, a job that allows him to meet up with Maine outdoors enthusiasts in their...
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