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
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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