Category Archives: Hunting

Relations between sportsmen and landowners getting new attention

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A new Landowner Sportsmen Relations Advisory Board has been selected by DIF&W’s Commissioner, Chandler Woodcock, who greeted the group at its first meeting on January 22. The group has extraordinary authority and challenging issues. In the early 2000s, the legislature created the first Landowner Sportsmen Relations Advisory Board, and it took Governor John Baldacci two […]

Walk my woodlot with me – Day One

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Hunting with a friend on my woodlot in November, I found myself stopping often to tell him a story about something that happened at that spot. Thinking about it later, I decided that would be a good way to share my hunting stories with you. So let’s begin to do that today, starting right in […]

Constitutional amendment to protect hunting re-launched at the Maine legislature

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The Maine legislature may revive a proposal that legislators killed just last year: a Constitutional amendment that guarantees the right to hunt. Four Constitutional amendments were proposed by legislators and sporting groups at the 2015 session. Two would have prohibited citizen ballot initiatives on fisheries and wildlife issues. The other two sought to guarantee the […]