2023  Bear Hunts !!

We consistently put our hunters on large black bear year after year.

          New camp record 602.5 pounds! Rick's 2018 BRUISER 

Experience the tradition

       Great Northern has over 500 square miles of completely undeveloped, exclusive bear hunting lease. That's over 300,000 acres... No houses, no paved roads, no power lines...just dirt roads, forest and BEARS . We are committed to providing you with the most memorable and rewarding black bear experience possible. Our hunts occur in the 3.5 million acre Great North Maine Woods, a controlled access, gated property (an area the size of Connecticut !) which contains the highest prime-age bear densities in America... We offer fully guided 6-day bear programs throughout the fall season, starting the week of August 28, 2023. Call 207-398-3330


1.) 2023 self -guided bear hunt:

Week 1: Aug. 28- Sept. 2

Week 2: Sept. 4-9

Week 3: Sept. 11-16

Week 4: Sept. 18-23

$1500 each 


2023 Black bear 6 day guided stand hunt package: 

Week 1: Aug. 28- Sept 2

Week 2: Sept. 4-9

Week 3: Sept. 11-16




3.) 2023 Black bear 6 day guided hunt with hounds package:


Week 1: Sept. 11-16

Week 2: Sept. 18-23

*hunts every week thru the end of October



50% non-refundable deposit required to book all hunts

balance due 30 days prior to hunt     

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Allagash has ancient bears...Here is Mr. Sutherland with his WORLD RECORD bear of a lifetime: a 31 year old, verified age boar; the oldest documented male black bear ever harvested by a hunter, anywhere in the world...



Stand hunting:

 Mr. Rick with his 400 pound 2016 bear

 Experience "The Allagash" at its finest! The 2023 season kicks off August 28. Guided,   6 day trophy black bear hunts  for



     The most popular  technique in Maine, hunting from our ground blinds or tree stands over bait offers a perfect opportunity to observe black bears and harvest a beautiful Maine bear. Bring your bow or firearm of choice and sit at the most active sites in Maine!


Mr. Jacob with his 415 pound 2015 bear

Bear Trapping

       Trap with Maine's best! With an excellent success rate, Great Northern is home to the best professional black bear trappers in the country! We have snared nearly 1000 bears over the years,  and can share the best tricks of the trade to help you catch your trophy.


       The 2022 bear trapping season begins Sept. 1st. The bear trapping program is a 6-day one-on-one type of hunt for $4950

Call 207-398-3330

                                                             Tommy with his 2017 monster

   Bear Hunting... with          Allagash Plott hounds!!                

Seth with his 524 pound Allagash black bear 2018

     If you're into thrilling and fast-paced hunting, book a 6-day, guided hound hunt (high success rate on larger bears) for $6500.00  


This is the real deal. Call 207-398-3330




Test your skills under pressure!

Don't hesitate to call us with any questions you may have! But in the meantime, click here to learn more about the local weather where you will be hunting. . Need recommendations on ammo for bear? We have found some info that might help.

 ** 50% non-refundable deposit required to book all hunts **