Category Archives: Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife News

Congratulations to these two winners of Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife recently presented 2017 Lifetime Achievement Awards to two very deserving individuals: Carol Dyer of Bowdoinham and Gabriel Giguere of Lewiston. Here is the press release I receive from DIFW. AUGUSTA, Maine — Carole Dyer of Bowdoinham and Gabriel “Gabby” Giguere of Lewiston were honored this past weekend with […]

Four fish and wildlife bills carried over to next year

The legislature carried four fish and wildlife bills over to the 2018 legislative session. LD 768 would establish a comprehensive fishing and hunting license, for those like me who dislike constantly having to purchase special permits for everything from turkey hunting to muzzleloading for deer. LD 1236 would add protections to our Heritage Water’s native […]

Bad guides will be gone

Each day this week, I am posting columns about all the new laws and law changes that govern hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and other outdoor activities. Here is column number six. It’s all about significant changes in guides licenses. An Act To Authorize the Revocation, Suspension or Denial of a Guide License under Specified Circumstances Be […]

Every age group and outdoor activity impacted by these law “corrections”

Each day this week, I am posting columns about all the new laws and law changes that govern hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and other outdoor activities. Here is column number five. Lots of “corrections” in this one! An Act To Correct and Clarify Maine’s Fish and Wildlife Laws Be it enacted by the People of the […]