Category Archives: Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife News

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 […]

Lots of hunting and fishing laws changed

Each day this week, I’m posting columns about all the new laws and law changes that govern hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and other outdoor activities. Here is column number four, lots of law changes in this one act, proposed by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.  An Act To Clarify and Enhance Maine’s Wildlife Laws […]

More law changes – baiting and feeding deer, altering fish, and more

Each day this week, I’ll post columns about all the new laws and law changes that govern hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and other outdoor activities. Here is column number one.  Moose Permits Selection procedure.   Permittees are selected by a public chance drawing, except that a permit must be issued to any resident who is 7065 […]

Lots of law changes from snowmobiles to guns to hunting

Each day this week, I’ll post columns about all the new laws and law changes that govern firearms, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and other outdoor activities. Here is column number one.  Moose Permits Selection procedure.   Permittees are selected by a public chance drawing, except that a permit must be issued to any resident who is […]