Category Archives: Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife News

New way to track fishing rules

DIF&W has a new online system that allows you to access fishing rules and other information by body of water. You can access this info here: https://www.maine.gov/ifw/fishing-boating/fishing/fishing-resources/online-angling-tool.html And here’s the announcement from DIF&W.  Open water fishing season is underway in Maine and we’re pleased to share Maine’s Fishing Laws Online Angling Tool (FLOAT), an online map-based […]

Endangered Species getting a boost

The legislature is working to strengthen our protection of endangered species. The bill expands the authority of game wardens to cite people who violate the protective laws for endangered and threatened species, and increases penalties for violations. Here is a report on this bill from Maine Audubon. This is great news! A unanimous Committee Report […]