Category Archives: Landowner Issues

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 […]

Deer feeding ban extended from June 1 to December 15.

The legislature extended the ban on deer feeding, while rejecting a bill to allow hunters to bait deer. And don’t worry, the deer won’t starve because of these actions. LD 767, sponsored by Representative Lance Harvell of Farmington, extended the prohibition on deer feeding. The bill was enacted and signed into law by the governor. […]

Tear down a land posting sign and you’ll lose your hunting and fishing license

The landowner relations program at the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife got a major boost this year. LD 1391 nearly tripled the program’s funding, recognizing that this program is critically important to all of us who enjoy recreating on private land. If you need to know why this is so important, please read farmer […]