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2016-17 Legal Hunting Hours

Legal hunting hours are based on sunrise/sunset in Bangor, Maine (Eastern Standard Time).

Exceptions:

Coyote: Daytime hunting hours, see chart above. Hunting coyote during the coyote night hunting season (December 16 to August 31) is legal from 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise, and shall cease at midnight each Saturday and resume at 12:01 AM on Monday.

Migratory Game Birds: Hunting hours are from 1/2 before sunrise to sunset. See Migratory Game Bird Time and Tide Table (PDF).

Raccoon: Daytime hunting hours, see chart above. Hunting raccoon at night is legal from 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise, and shall cease at midnight each Saturday and resume at 12:01 AM on Monday).

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