Category Archives: Maine Woods

Sportsmen Leading in Bear Referendum Poll

Patrick Murphy will deliver some great news tomorrow to the sportsmen of Maine. A survey of Maine voters conducted by Murphy’s company, Pan Atlantic SMS Group of Portland, found that 46.7 percent support a ban on hunting bears with bait and dogs and trapping bears, 48.1 percent oppose the ban, and 5.3 are undecided. The […]

Senator Angus King defends Maine’s bear management

Statement by U.S. Senator Angus King Received March 31, 2014 Maine Bear Referendum The general debate in Maine over bear hunting, as well as the finer points of baiting, dogs, and traps, is a state issue which does not—and should not–involve the federal government. These decisions have always and should continue to be made by the Maine […]