I was there for last year’s Skowhegan Moose Festival, and I can tell you it was a very fun event. The fair included everything from great food to interesting booths.
I was a judge in the moose calling contest. It was tough to pick the winners because all of the participants, including the kids, were exceptionally good at calling moose.
Roger Lambert, Maine’s top moose hunting guide, was in charge and after the calling contest he led a crowd of over 1000 people sitting in the bleachers and calling moose, in an effort to set a world record for the most people moose calling simultaneously.
And they did set the record with 1054 people calling moose at the same time. It was pretty phenomenal. While they called, I watched the woods behind the fairgrounds hoping a moose would step out. That would’ve been fantastic, but it didn’t happen.
Later I decided if a moose had been in the woods and heard 1000 moose calling, it probably would’ve sprinted off to the next county!