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Migratory Gamebirds

The Following Shall be Considered Migratory Gamebirds: Anatidae or waterfowl, including brant, wild ducks, and geese; Rallidae or rails, including coots, sora, and other rails; Wilson’s Snipe & American Woodcock.

Migratory Gamebirds

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Read the entire 2015-2016 Maine Hunting Digest online! Our unique digital edition allows you to page through the entire guide, just as if you were reading the magazine.

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Bear Hunting

A bear permit is required to hunt bear prior to the firearm season on deer. During the firearms season on deer, nonresidents and aliens are required to obtain a permit to hunt bear. 

Bear Hunting

Hunting Areas

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Bureau of Parks and Lands manages one-half million acres of land in Maine for a mix of activities, including hunting and trapping, for its citizens and visitors. The safety of all visitors is of primary concern to the bureau. 

Hunting Areas

Maine Hunting & Trapping Regulations

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