Black Bear Hunting is our life at Foggy Mountain Guide Service. It is not a seasonal sideline for us. It has been our livelihood for over thirty years. Each year we can’t wait until the seasons open.

Maine Bear Hunting Seasons – 2018

  • Maine Black Bear Hunts from Stands:
    • Vast Highlands, Moosehead & Katahdin Region –
      • Hunt Monday, August 27th (Arrive on the 26th) thru August 31st (Depart on Saturday, September 1st);
      • Hunt Monday, September 3rd (Arrive on September 2nd) thru September 7th (Depart on Saturday, September 8th).
    • West Branch Region –
      • Hunt Monday, September 10th (Arrive on the 9th) thru September 14th (Depart on Saturday, September 15th);
      • Hunt Monday, September 17th (Arrive on the 16th) thru September 21st (Depart on Saturday, September 22nd).
  • Maine Bear Hunts with Hounds:
    • Fully Guided Hound Hunts
      • Hunt Monday, October 1st (Arrive on September 30th) thru October 5th (Depart on Saturday, October 6th);
      • Hunt Monday, October 8th (Arrive on October 7th) thru October 12th (Depart on Saturday, October 13th);
      • Hunt Monday, October 15th (Arrive on October 14th) thru October 19th (Depart on Saturday, October 20th);
      • Hunt Monday, October 22nd (Arrive on October 21st) thru October 26th (Depart on Saturday, October 27th).

Maine Bear Hunting Seasons – 2019

Maine Coyote Hunting Season – 2017-2018

  • Guided Maine Coyote Hunts:

    Daylight hunts: December 1, 2017 – April 30, 2018
    Night hunts: December 16, 2017 – April 30, 2018

Maine Snowshow Hare (Rabbit) Hunting Season – 2017-2018

Maine Spring Turkey Hunting Season – 2018

  • Guided Maine Turkey Hunts:

    Season is generally the four weeks of May…for 2018:
    – Hunt May 1st to May 5th, or
    – Hunt May 8th to May 12th, or
    – Hunt May 15th to May 19th, or
    – Hunt May 22nd to May 26th

Maine Moose Hunting Season – 2018

  • Guided Maine Moose Hunts:

    By permit drawing only (see below for zone selection).
    Area and Season depends on permit – Typically open in October – 1 or 2 Weeks

Maine Moose Hunting Zones

Foggy Mountain Guide Service utilizes five Wildlife Management Districts. When applying for a moose permit it is absolutely critical to use the following priority list. While Foggy Mountain uses only the first five districts, you must list 10 districts for your application to be valid. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Priority District
1 5
2 4
3 6
4 8
5 2
6 1
7 3
8 9
9 14
10 18


Maine Hunting is allowed Monday through Saturday only – No Sunday Hunting


When you book a hunt with us, you will receive a complete confirmation kit including detailed information on equipment and clothing, plus plus graphic illustrations of optimum shooting angles.

Please feel free to call us at any time.

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