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Forum: Northeast
08-08-2003, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,678
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Bear bait!!!

eru0817, I am in the Ashland area and operate as a partner during bear season with a friend that is among the top when it comes to baiting and running hounds.
The area is located in Aroostook...
Forum: Northeast
08-05-2003, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,678
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Bear bait!!!

eru0817, I use to get it for free too, but because there is such a big demand for it in Maine, it is now a bidding war. My baits already have heavy bear sign around them and people in nearby towns...
Forum: Northeast
07-28-2003, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,678
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Bear bait!!!

MA Jay, thanks for trying!!
I have a few avenues that I am working on and I do have about 15 barrels so far, but I dont want to run out!!!
Meat scraps are more for Spring Bear hunting when they...
Forum: Northeast
07-28-2003, 02:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,343
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: NY hunters--blaze orange

In Maine only hunters have to wear orange, but you can bet your boots that you will see everyone wearing it, just because!!
Walkers, joggers, hikers and yes, even horses in pastures!!
It is quite...
Forum: Northeast
07-28-2003, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,678
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Bear bait!!!

eru0817, I could not agree with you more!!
I would buy a tractor trailer load of doughnuts if someone was looking to make a little extra cash every year so they could maybe afford to take that...
Forum: Northeast
07-24-2003, 07:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,343
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: NY hunters--blaze orange

I remember when Maine adopted the blaze orange law over 20 years ago. We hated the idea that we had to wear the stuff, but I can say that it really has not effected our abilities to harvest deer. If...
07-24-2003, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,269
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Ever been lost in the woods while Deer Hunting?

I have been totaly lost once when I was a kid, but I did find my way back to the truck after I calmed myself down and stopped running around in circles for 5 hours. Ever since then I carry a compass...
07-14-2003, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Whats does a new deer Outfitter say?

If a new outfitter is looking to book solid, he will lie his a$$ off and it will work for a year or two, but if he want' s to grow at a steady pace and get repeat buisness, he will work hard, go the...
07-14-2003, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: deer scents

Scent killer has its own smell too, so I only use what is natural in the woods as a cover scent. I rub fir, cedar or pine bows on my hands and clothes depending on where I hunt and when sitting in...
Forum: Northeast
06-30-2003, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,678
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Bear bait!!!

MA Jay, I have tried just about everything, including grain and grease, but in my area of Maine, they are big on doughnuts and pastries.
I am looking for approximatly 20- 55 gallon drums.
Forum: Northeast
06-29-2003, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,678
Posted By Marlin 450

Bear bait!!!

Hey guys, I am looking to buy Doughnuts & Pastry' s for bear bait and need about 20- 55 gallon drums worth, does anyone have a connection in Massachusettes or New Hampshire??
06-27-2003, 07:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,779
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Best Caliber for Moose?

I am a big bore freak myself, but if you can put one through the lungs with a 7mm.08, he should fall pretty quickly. Barnes X bullet would be my choice in the heaviest grain lead you can get for...
06-27-2003, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,673
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Which Is Tougher? Elk or Moose

I have never hunted elk, but I have been on my fair share of Moose hunts.
I have seen them take some brutal punishment from a 338 and run 300 yards while sucking up 3 more shots in the kill zone,...
06-27-2003, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Hello and MOOSE!

Clayton Lake is prime Hunting!!! I have a buddy that hunts bear in that area and he has told me that if he ever gets picked for Moose Hunting, that is his first zone choice. I also have hunted the...
06-26-2003, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Attention musky freaks

VC1111, if you never tried them, you got to get a Jake Bait in Firetiger.
Here in Maine we only have 4 lakes with Musky in them and the Jake bait out performs anything I have ever tried. I have had...
Forum: Northeast
06-26-2003, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Deer Hunting in ME

All depends on what you are hunting for, a trophy or just a deer. Nortern Maine has less deer, but trophy potential is better. Central Maine has it' s fair share of big deer but is better known for...
06-26-2003, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Night feeding bears?

Trophy connections has got the answer, hunt the in-coming trail!!!
Big bears usualy circle the bait just out of sight, if you can find where he is coming in, you just may get a crack at him.
...
06-25-2003, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Hello and MOOSE!

Zone 4 is some of the best hunting in the state, plenty of Moose and nothing but wilderness. Where are you staying? I know that area like the back of my hand, one spot in particular had 9 bulls in...
06-25-2003, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: How do u keep people from stealing your deer cams?

Evergreens work for me, but I have had to wrap mine with barbed wire to keep the bears off them. I got the picture of the inside of a bears mouth before he decided to have my camera box for a snack....
06-25-2003, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,200
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: smelly gun...

Have you ever heard of Nyo oil? It is hard to find, but it does not freeze or gum up. It is natural whale oil and has no scent to speak of.
06-23-2003, 05:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,811
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: please check this out if you are going to use an outfitter!!

If you guys that spend all your time trying to dig up info would just call these outfitters and talk with them, you would be saving yourself a ton of time. Asking for brochures, referances and...
06-23-2003, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,205
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Morning or night?

The first few hours of light have been good to me, but on the rainy or snowy days, around 11am to 1pm can get pretty active!!
06-22-2003, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Sizing up Moose

If he looks good to you, he is a shooter!!
06-22-2003, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: bear hunt

Good luck and make sure you sit statue still!!
06-22-2003, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,810
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Moose rut?

Take an empty coffee can ( try various sizes ) drill a hole in the bottom of the can at center and pass a flat shoe lace through the hole and tie a knot in the end that is on the inside of the can....
06-21-2003, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: bobcats

Find some one with some cat hounds and let them hunt the property, they will be appreciative of it and you just might get a chance to be a shooter for them.
As long as it is legal in your area of...
06-21-2003, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,810
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Moose rut?

You can make a decent call with a coffee can and a flat shoe lace, if your interested I will take the time to explain!!
I use my own voice as well, but I have called bulls and cows with the coffee...
06-20-2003, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,136
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Hunting logged areas?

I agree with woodseye, he hit the nail on the head!!
06-20-2003, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Highway undercrossings

I know a place just like that, except it enters some tall grass on the edge of a field and has a hedge row of trees that the deer can walk along to get to the middle of the field. This place is...
06-20-2003, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,199
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Shooter bucks

The rack has got to be out beyond the ears in width, which I figure to be roughly 17 to 19 inches outside the spread. That will do here, unless we talk about height, then height of 12 to 14 inches...
06-16-2003, 09:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,523
Posted By Marlin 450

06-16-2003, 09:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,523
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: The trouble with scents & calls!!

There you go again, blowing your chops about how great you are!!
Dont blame me for making a mistake and getting yourself shot up, that' s your problem!!
06-16-2003, 09:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,523
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: The trouble with scents & calls!!

What is the matter deputy, find it hard to believe that I am 3 times more successfull than you at bringing home the bacon. Maybe it is because I am not worried about what people think of me when I...
Forum: Northeast
06-15-2003, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,437
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Is Maine the silent giant for Black Bear Hunting??

janc, it' s not the trophy that counts, it' s the experience you had when you got it.
Hunting bear is the experience of a lifetime, dont shoot the messenger!!!
06-15-2003, 05:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,523
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: The trouble with scents & calls!!

Well Deputy, I never have been arrested, never pulled over for DWI and never stayed a night in jail. I own 3 buisnesses and work an average of 70 hours per week. I spend 4 months out of the year just...
06-14-2003, 10:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,523
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: The trouble with scents & calls!!

dep214, man you got a lot of hostility built up in that small mind of yours, take a pill. As for the buck fever and candle thing, you have now educated that buck, so now what do you do, buy a new...
06-14-2003, 07:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,523
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: The trouble with scents & calls!!

dep214, dont take it so personal, I am only making a point that calls and scents are not for everyone. All these companys that are getting rich off an un-needed tactic are the ones that make us the...
06-14-2003, 07:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,523
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: The trouble with scents & calls!!

Thanks for the input guys, I just might make the trip!!
Forum: Northeast
06-14-2003, 07:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,437
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Is Maine the silent giant for Black Bear Hunting??

T-in-PA, it is amazing how quite they are, they are as stealthy as a cat when they want to be.
Are you coming up for a vacation?
You know Waterville is a small town, I probably know your buddy....
Forum: Northeast
06-14-2003, 06:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,437
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Is Maine the silent giant for Black Bear Hunting??

janc, I never said only an expert hunter can see a bear, but your chances are greater if you can sit super still!! You know, it is funny that you say the right place and the right time, because that...
Forum: Northeast
06-11-2003, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,437
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Is Maine the silent giant for Black Bear Hunting??

I live in the Greater Waterville area, but I hunt around Ashland which is 3 hours North of me.
06-11-2003, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,481
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: How Many Maine Deer Hunters?

LittleRhody, Maine has a bunch of lame laws, but we are in the works to push for Sunday hunting. It has been on the back burner for some time, but people are trying to bring it to the front...they...
06-11-2003, 01:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,523
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: The trouble with scents & calls!!

FIDEERMAN, I have a sister that lives in Cape Coral, she has been trying to get me to come down and build her a new house and I might just make the trip, but I got to know 1 thing...is the hunting...
Forum: Northeast
06-11-2003, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,437
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Is Maine the silent giant for Black Bear Hunting??

T-in-Pa, yeah I heard that if you can find wild cherry trees, the bear really tear them up. They climb the trees and bust limbs off to feed on the cherry' s. Here in Maine, Mountain Ash Trees get the...
06-10-2003, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Is it less challenging if you have tons of deer?

Well, I guess all that I can say without starting a war between Places like Pennsylvania and Maine is come try hunting my neck of the woods and you will see that no matter how smart you think you are...
06-10-2003, 06:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,523
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: The trouble with scents & calls!!

FIDEERMAN, I have heard deer make that clicking noise that the truetalker makes and I agree that it could work for me with some practice, but I strongly believe that to kill a Mature Trophy, you got...
06-10-2003, 06:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,523
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: The trouble with scents & calls!!

Woodseye, now that is what I am talking about!!!
I use to hunt around Crystal, Island Falls and Hersey until my wife' s Uncle died.
I use to hunt with him a week every year and have seen some...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-2003, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,437
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Is Maine the silent giant for Black Bear Hunting??

6ptsika, you know as well as I do that a 300 to 400 pound bear does not come easy. A hunter really has to sit super still, control scent and make very little noise, then pass up all the little guys...
Forum: Northeast
06-10-2003, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,437
Posted By Marlin 450

RE: Is Maine the silent giant for Black Bear Hunting??

T-in-Pa2, you guys do have some huge bear and with it only being a 3 day season(correct me if I am wrong) I would say that those are some huge numbers. I here that PA bear hunters rely mostly on...
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