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Libby Sporting Camps, ME

Libby's Sporting Camps is located in the vast North Maine Woods region of Maine. We specialize in fly fishing for native brook trout and landlocked salmon in small ponds and rivers, wingshooting for wild ruffed grouse and woodcock, as well as trophy big game hunting for black bear, moose, and whitetail deer.
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72 of 72(100%)customers would recommend this to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
Review 1 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Great Libby's Grouse Hunts,
November 18, 2014
By: rivjog
from Newtown, PA 18940, USA
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Additional Thoughts:Love to hunt with him again
"In early October, I spent four days grouse hunting at Libby's. My 10th or 11th such adventure without a break I believe. Don't know how one could have a better experience whether it be grouse/woodcock wing shooting chances, food, lodging, guides, dogs, or fellow bird hunters. And of course, the Libby's are always top of the mark. Won't miss a season " til I fall off the perch" Gary Gibson"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 2 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Treasured time with family and friends,
November 16, 2014
By: RobNH
from Durham, NH
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"My son, father, and best friend having been coming here for 5 years. Always a lot of birds flushing. If only I were a better shot. Very knowledgeable guides and friendly staff. If nothing else than come for the food alone. We'll be back."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 3 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Already Looking Forward to Next Year!,
November 4, 2014
By: DecoyCarverRich
from East Lyme, CT, USA
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"This year's (2014)trip to the Libby Camps was just as exceptional as those from the past several seasons. We started the grouse and woodcock season with guide Scott, who, along with his dogs, is just the best. As with all of the people associated with Libby's, Scott is incredibly professional and extremely friendly. Whether we see 10 birds or 30 birds, the day is wicked enjoyable. As everyone states, the lodging and FOOD are just superb! How can you walk all day and gain 5 pounds? The North Maine Woods is just so beautiful in October. It just makes the entire experience that much better. Even though the hunting season has just started for 2014, I'm already looking forward to the beginning of the 2015 season back at Libbys. If you enjoy the peace and solitude of the forest, good company, and great hospitality, you owe it to yourself to make a trip to the Libby Camps."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 4 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Another Great Trip,
November 3, 2014
By: WRIB
from Lexington Ma
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"This was our third trip to Libby. Superb staff and food have kept us coming back"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 5 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Oct. Hunt,
November 2, 2014
By: grouse1
from Charlestown, RI
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Additional Thoughts:Very knowlege of the Maine Woods, and a great guy to spend the day with
"I have been staying at Libbys every Oct. for the past 10 years. From the cabin on the lake with the wood stove and gas lamps to the lodge where meals are served, everything is top notch. The owners and the entire stall go out of their way to make sure you enjoy your stay. I look forward to this trip all year long."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 6 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Another great Libby experience,
October 30, 2014
By: PeterO56
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Additional Thoughts:The food is unbelievable
"I have been going to Libby Camps annually for 14 years. I experienced other camps and have never had the positive results I share at Libby's. The lodging, food and bird habitat is second to none in Maine. What really drives it home is the personal interaction that the Libby family and staff extends to all visitors. It is worth the trip."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 7 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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3 years and counting,
October 30, 2014
By: Thirtytwo
from Boston, MA, USA
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"This is the only lodge I return to every year. I can't say enough good things about the people, the hunting, and the service - it's all top notch. We've already booked again for 2015!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 8 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Superb,
October 30, 2014
By: 28GaugeKerry
from Englewood, NJ, USA
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"My son Philip and I (and Molly the dog!) just returned from our third annual trip to Libby Camps - another wonderful experience! It rained the first two days but no matter, our guide Chuck got us into birds each day; day 3 was clear and sunny and proved to be the best day on woodcock we've ever had - 31 flushes! We look forward to returning next year."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 9 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Excellent hunting and hospitality,
October 29, 2014
By: jgallagher
from Grundy, VA
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"Libby Camps does it right. The guides put you on birds and the staff makes sure you never go hungry. Five stars all the way."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 10 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Second stay,
October 29, 2014
By: JohnB40
from Chebeague Island, ME
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"My wife Courtney and I returned to the Libby Camps again this Fall after a wonderful time last year, and fully anticipating the same this year. We were not disappointed! Yes, the hunting was good, the scenery outstanding, the setting magically rustic (dare I put "romantic" and "hunting" in the same review??), the accommodations retro-comfortable, and the food abundant and tasty... but even more impressive were the folks that run the place and work there. Warm, knowledgeable, and helpful to a fault! It feels like family and makes you sad to leave & return to "civilization", schedules, and cell phones. A few days of that and the rest of the year at Libby's, instead of the reverse, would be highly preferable and healthier!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 11 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Good to Great,
October 29, 2014
By: MinutemaninMaine
from North Shore Mass
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Additional Thoughts:if all guides are as good as Scott, any new guests will have a great time
"once more, the Libby family and their staff exceeded our expectations. this is one fabulous place to relax... and HUNT
this was 5th year in 12 years. it will now become an annual event.
they have cultivated a good group of customers who come as strangers and leave with a few more friends. those who pick the same week, see the same friends.
my friend and I enjoy picking different weeks and conversing with new people each year... at breakfast and dinners.
you can tell all your best stories at dinner because it takes so long to eat all the good food they serve.
see you in 2015!!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 12 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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My first Hunting experience was outstanding!,
December 9, 2013
By: Rick1950
from Libby Camps, Ashland, ME 04732, USA
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Additional Thoughts:It could not have been better.
"Libby Camps is renowned for providing wing-shooting experiences for the experienced hunter. When I contacted Matt Jr. to schedule a visit, my circumstances were much different. I had never hunted and did not own a gun. Although I had passed my Hunter Safety Course and had taken shooting lessons, I was an absolute rookie.
On short notice, Matt Jr. scheduled a Guide, with Pointers, who would walk me through the steps and have fun at the same time. Our Guide even coaxed my wife to join us for one morning and she had a great time too.
I had been to Libby Camps for fly fishing, so knew that the cabins, food, and friendliness would be outstanding...and it certainly was. The key point is how hard Matt & Jess, and my Guide, worked to make my "first ever hunt" a fantastic experience. A scenic flight over Mt. Katadin, with Matt Sr., put an exclamation point on the weekend. We're already planning for Fall 2014.
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Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 13 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Ultimate in grouse hunting,
December 5, 2013
By: Flyguy777
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"Been hunting here for several years and the experience has always been memorable and something I very much look forward to."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 14 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Libby 2013,
December 2, 2013
By: HuntOn
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"A great upland bird hunting experience. Every aspect professionally done!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 15 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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All world,
December 1, 2013
By: Thehunterkid
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"The Lodge and cabins were exactly what I had hoped for in a Maine camp. The food was so good and plentiful that even covering 6-8 miles a day over slash and thru woods i could not help but gain weight! The guides, camp staff and Libby family were attentive, gracious hosts and the Grouse hunting was phenomenal as was the land we hunted- did not see nor hear others over my 3 day stay. These place is a gem and I they should be listed as an All World Camp."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 16 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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No place better,
December 1, 2013
By: Sidneybeagle
from New York, NY, USA
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"I make three or four hunting trips a year all to nice places but Libby Camps is the best. It is a combination of the people, the cabins, the hunting, the dogs and the overall good feeling that brings me back year after year. I am coming up on my tenth year and as one of my hunting partners says: "don't change a thing"."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 17 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Simply The Best,
December 1, 2013
By: Wyatt64
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"Libby Camps is a beautiful and fantastic destination.
The service is excellent, the guides knowledgeable and friendly, and the dogs are great companions in the field; a truly unbeatable combination.
This was my second trip this year, and I have reservations for two more trips next year. A truly exellent experience.
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Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 18 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Outstanding!,
December 1, 2013
By: Grousehunter1
from Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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"This was my second trip with Libby Camp's. This is the best place to hunt grouse in the USA. The traditional north Maine cabins combined with great service and exceptional food makes this my favorite place. If you like to hunt grouse this should be a "must do" on your list - you won't be disappointed."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 19 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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wonderful,
November 7, 2013
By: cassyandpartner
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"Only one thing is needed to enjoy this vacation, a love a nature. Bring that with you and no review will be able to say enough to describe the happiness you will leave with. So I will say this, COME! Bring everyone with you! My husband, myself, our two young daughters and our two Brittany's came and stayed at the camps and we all left VERY happy. Great hunting....warm cabins, hot showers, beautiful scenery, every meal delicious and served with a smile. Finally, peacefulness- there's nothing more to want."
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes
Review 20 for Libby Sporting Camps, ME
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Perfect,
November 6, 2013
By: Thirtytwo
from Boston, MA, USA
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"Libby's is the only Hunting and Fishing Lodge I've ever described as perfect. Everything was taken care of from the moment you arrive to our departure. We were fortunate enough to experience a fly out with Matt Jr and saw some amazing country -definitely worth it. As always, Jess did an amazing job with our meals, guides were extremely knowledgeable in finding birds, working their dogs, and taking us to various covers: it really was unbeatable. What a top notch facility – I’m glad we were able to go. We already booked next year and I would happily be a reference for anyone interested in visiting – my favorite hunting trip of the year!"
Would you recommend this experience or trip to a friend? Yes