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Moose Hunting

2013 Moose Permit Hunt Seasons
& Bag Limits

Wildlife Management District


Daily Bag Limit

Possession Limit

1–6, 11, 19

Sept 23 – Sept 28

One moose per year, by either permittee
or subpermittee

1–14, 17–19, 27, 28

Oct 14 – Oct 19

1–5, 7, 8, 19

Nov 4 – Nov 9

15, 16, 22, 23, 25, 26

Nov 4 – Nov 30

15, 16, 22, 23, 25, 26

Maine Resident Permit Holders Only

Nov 2

All dates are inclusive except that hunting is prohibited on Sunday.

See Laws Pertaining to Hunting Equipment for information on the use of crossbows.

Moose Hunting Permit

Maine’s moose hunt is a “permit only” hunt. Information on this hunt is contained in a separate publication. 4,110 permits were issued for the 2013 moose hunt. Each permittee may select a subpermittee to hunt with them. Applications are available by January 31. A person selected to receive a moose permit may not then purchase an apprentice license to satisfy the licensing requirement. Contact the Department at (207) 287-8000 for more information or visit our web site at

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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