Category Archives: Hunting

Lots of partridge and rabbits killed

  Lots of partridge and rabbits were killed in Maine in 1955. Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife sent a questionnaire to all hunters in order to collect game harvest information. Here’s what they found. Deer   35,315 Partridge  185,690 Rabbit   193,525 Woodcock   22,660 Waterfowl   76,180 Gray Squirrel   27,940 Fox   27,940                                                                                                                  Raccoon   31,290 Bear   2,275 […]

It’s all about men in sportsman’s newspaper

  Women were nowhere to be found – except in jokes – in the September 1956 edition of The Maine Outdoorsman and Conservationist. One article’s headline was “Warden Force Seeking Young Men Interested In Outdoor Careers.” “Requirements for the Warden Service were: Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and resident of the […]

Fish and Wildlife Department Critical of CMP Plan

Maine’s Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has stepped up big time to criticize Central Maine Power’s proposal to construct a massive new transmission line through Maine to move electricity from Quebec to Massachusetts. The good people of New Hampshire rejected CMP’s proposal, so they’ve moved it to Maine. “Clear and compelling information is necessary […]