Guided Maine Bear Hunt – What to bring

gear for a maine bear hunt

Here is a list of some essential gear to have along a Maine Bear Hunt.  We believe less is more when it comes to packing for an evening on a bear stand.  Movement in the stand will tip a black bear off to your presence faster than anything.  A bear hunter who is fishing through a pack is diminishing their chance of seeing a bear.  If you don’t have it with you, you won’t be fidgeting around trying to find it.

weapon of your choice


small pack


safety harness/strap

camo clothing

rain gear



large Cooler to transport meat

Maine Hunting License ($26 resident/$115 non resident)

Maine Bear Permit ($27 resident/$74 non resident)

cash for North Maine Woods Land Use fee ($7 resident/$12 non resident)


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