IFW Legislative Committee postpones decision on ban of plastic hooks and lures

The legislature’s IFW committee voted today to postpone a decision on a bill to require biodegradable hooks and lures for freshwater fishing. The IFW department said they are concerned about the impact of these hooks and lures, and reported they’d organized a task force to address this issue. IFW said they’d examined the stomachs of […]

ATV Task Force Recommendations Issued

Here are the recommendations issued by the ATV Task Force. You can read the Task Force’s entire report here: https://www.maine.gov/ifw/docs/ATV-Task-Force-Report-2020-1-6%20FINAL.pdf MAINE DEPARTMENT OF INLAND FISHERIES & WILDLIFE 284 State St., Augusta, ME 04333   (207) 287-8000  www.mefishwildlife.com For More Information, Please Contact: Mark Latti, MDIFW Communications Director, 287-5216, 592-1339 (cell) mark.latti@maine.gov ATV Task Force Submits Recommendations, […]