Category Archives: Maine Woods

Ice Shack Raffle Promises Better Fishing

You may win an amazing ice fishing shack. And you will definitely contribute to an improvement in Maine’s fishery. Raffle tickets are $10 each or three for $20, and the lucky winner gets a very creatively constructed ice shack. All who buy tickets contribute to the good work of Maine’s Fishery Improvement Network (FIN). “There […]

Correcting PETA’s Myths About Deer

On Friday morning, November 18, 2011, I nearly choked on my breakfast cereal when I opened my morning newspaper and saw, spread all across the top of the op-ed page, a diatribe against deer hunters by Paula Moore of PETA, a radical national animal rights organization. Given the fact that Maine sportsmen just spent more […]

Senator Saviello Tackles Turkeys — Again

We’re coming back for what we didn’t get last time, hoping for gobbling good success. Actually, the turkey bill I proposed and Senator Tom Saviello sponsored last session was remarkably successful. But there were a couple of key things we didn’t get, and we’ll be back for them this session. An Act to Simplify Turkey […]

It’s time for a comprehensive hunting license

This is the third in a series of columns about bills I have proposed for the 2015 legislative session. It’s titled An Act to Establish a Comprehensive Hunting License and is sponsored by Representative Mike Shaw of Standish. The bill would create a single comprehensive hunting license covering all hunting opportunities, and repeal all other […]