On the average six hundred deer over 200 pounds are taken annually in Maine, one third of these animals comes from Aroostook County.
Bird hunters will find diverse hunting opportunities in the region. Abandoned farm land reverting back to poplar and alder hold grouse and woodcock. The vast networks of logging roads, leading west towards the Canadian border, are annual hotspots for the visiting hunter with or without a dog.
The region has large populations of moose as well as coyote. Hunters will find numerous guide services and lodging establishments to help them on their quest. With the large land mass available to hunters, often one can have the area to themselves.