About Crooked Tree Lodge & Camps
Crooked Tree Lodge is the outdoors person’s one stop place for everything outdoors. Our operations by Big Boom’s Northern Maine Adventures boasts Maine Moose Hunting, Maine Black Bear Hunting featuring Black Bear Hunting with Bait as well as Black Bear Hunting with Hounds, Deer Hunting, Small Game and Bird Hunting, as well as cabin rentals and access to the North Maine Woods. Crooked Tree hosts Maine’s premier Hunting Outfitter!
Operations & Management
In 2017, long time owner Denny Davis sold Crooked Tree Lodge to Bill and Stephanie Tobey. The camp is owned by Bill and Stephanie and all booking & operations are handled by Big Boom’s Northern Maine Adventures. This operational structure allows us to create the optimum hunting experience and expanded opportunities to Moose Hunting, Deer Hunting, Small Game and Cabin Rentals.
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Our bait hunts in 2017 were 89% opportunity, 69% success. Our hound hunts have been 100% for the past ten years. Our moose hunts operate at a 100% opportunity rate at a trophy animal.
We offer Bear, Moose, Deer, and Grouse/Small Game hunts from our lodge. Deer/Grouse are semi-guided hunts with lodging, meals, and a day of guide showing you areas to hunt. We also offer recreational cabin rental opportunities for hunting, fishing, canoeing, hiking, atv’ing, snowmobiling, photography and other outdoor trips. Meals can be available upon request.
Our fully guided Moose and Bear hunts include the following features:
- Fully equipped cabin
- Hot Water & Shower
- Sleeping bunks w/linnens
- Home Cooked Meals
- Transportation during the hunt
- Pre-baited sites (bear hunting)
- Trophy Care & Preparation
- 1-1 Guiding (Moose Hunts)
What we offer at Crooked Tree Lodge
We have been guiding bear and moose hunters in Northern Maine for over 20 years. We have been formulating and selling bait for most of that. These two factors, coupled with the highest bear density in the state, allows us to provide some of the best black bear hunting in the world for both bait and hound hunting.
Moose hunting in this region is the best among the entire state, and Boomer is no stranger to putting clients on 50″+ bulls.
Small Game Hunting packages allow you a semi-guided hunting experience for 1 or multiple days. Access to the North Maine Wood’s is just a couple miles down the road from camp.
Our accommodations at Crooked Tree Lodge are second to none, and the food is even better! The meals our cooks prepare is amazing, and is one of the most talked about elements of the experience.
Why Choose Crooked Tree Lodge & Big Boom's Northern Maine Adventures?
Our bear hunting area is over 500 square miles with an exclusive right to the bear hunting. You will not have to deal with other hunters near you from another outfitter or see any houses in this 500 square miles. You will be in the best wilderness setting possible for your hunt, yet have the amenities of civilization at our lodge and cabins.
Black Bear Hunting in Maine
Our bear hunting opportunities are among the best in the world. The North Maine Woods has one of the highest density of bears, coupled with low hunting pressure and an abundance of food, our hunters our taking bears much above the average in the state of Maine.
We operate in the North Maine Woods with close to 200 active bait sites on over 500 square miles of the greatest bear habitat in Maine. All our bait sites are baited 30 days prior to your arrival to ensure high bear activity. We monitor our sites daily to ensure that you’re on the most active baits.
Our bear hunts are from Monday – Saturday. You arrive at camp on Sunday, we hunt Monday – Saturday, and depart camp on Sunday morning. 3 day hunts are available upon request – please contact us for more details and availability.
Moose Hunting in Maine
If you’re luck enough to draw the famous Maine Moose tag in the lottery in one of our zones (2,5,3,6,4, & 1), then trust us to put you on the bull of a lifetime. Boomer has been guiding moose hunters for over 20 years, and holds a 100% opportunity rate.
Maine’s moose population is the largest of all the lower 48 states, estimated at 60-70,000 animals. This presents an incredible hunting opportunity for those lucky enough to win a Maine moose permit. And the appeal is no secret — every year, the Maine moose hunt is among the most coveted in the nation, with an average of 50,000 applications for the 2,000 to 3,000 moose permits typically issued.
Maine Deer Hunting
Deer hunting in the North Maine Woods is a long honored tradition. With early snow falls, comes the ability to track big woods bucks. We offer direct access to the North Maine woods, with guided hunts, semi-guided hunts and cabin rentals throughout the season.
Tracking giant bucks in the snow is the absolute best way to hunt these whitetails. They live in the deepest, darkest corners of the North Maine Woods, and we have direct access to their bedrooms. When the first snows fly, we are able to put you on a buck of a lifetime.
Small Game Hunting in Maine
Upland bird and rabbit hunting opportunities are endless in the North Maine Woods.
With semi-guided hunts and cabin rentals available for hunters, the direct access to the North Maine Woods gives you seemingly endless opportunities at small game animals. Grouse hunting is a tradition shared by families for generations, and we have some of the best opportunities in the state.
Contact us for more information about booking your next adventure!