• Whitetail Deer

    True Maine wilderness hunting...not for momma’s boys!

  • Ruffed Grouse Hunting

    Maine vs. Minnesota for top grouse hunting

  • Maine Black Bear

    Known as the “Ghost of the Woods” for a reason

  • Fish for Natives

    Maine Wild Brook Trout and Landlock Salmon breed here

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Unspoiled Waters

We offer a variety of fishing on rivers, lakes, ponds and streams. Fly, Spin, or Ice Fish for trout, Landlock salmon, bass or togue. Fish the Penobscot River from camp, canoe or hike to remote waters.
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Our Bears

Maine Bear season 2016 available now! Thanks to the voters, we continue to bear hunt the traditional Maine way. Book your Maine bear hunt today.
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Birds, Birds, Birds

A grouse hunters paradise, nestled among miles of old logging roads and new growth forest, we are in prime bird hunting country.
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On the River

Located on the East Branch of the Penobscot River. Canoe & Kayak right from camp. Shuttles available.



Welcome to Bowlin Camps Lodge

Remotely situated on the East Branch of the Penobscot River serving hunters and outdoors enthusiasts since 1895.

We are a full service sporting camp open year round located in Township 5, Range 8 Maine in the last piece of real wilderness left in the lower 48 states. Adjacent to thousands of acres of the Katahdin Woods & Water National Monument lands, we offer a true wilderness experience without sacrificing comfort. Our Registered Maine Guides and staff work hard to ensure you have an enjoyable, safe stay in the “Big Woods of Maine.”



We Offer:
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Sporting Clays
  • Canoe/Kayaking
  • Shuttle Service
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Moose Watches
  • Bigfoot Hunts
  • Wildlife Tours
  • Float Plane Tours
  • Snowmobiling
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice Fishing
  • Moose Antler Shed Hunting
  • 3D Archery

Maine, the way life ought to be...