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2011 Deer Seasons & Bag Limits

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Daily Bag Limit

Possession Limit




Expanded Archery

(limited area/ permit required)

Sept 10 – Dec 10

Only 1 may be taken annually.

Exception: Additional deer may be taken by participants in the Expanded Archery Season or by anyone possessing a bonus antlerless deer permit or superpack antlerless deer permit.

Regular Archery


Sept 29 – Oct 28


(allows use of bow and arrow, crossbows*, firearms, or muzzleloaders)

Maine Residents Only:

Oct 29

All Hunters:
Oct 31 – Nov 26

Youth Deer Hunting Day

Oct 22





Week 1: All Wildlife Management Districts (WMDs)

Nov 28 – Dec 3

Week 2: WMDs 12, 13, 15–18, 20–26, 29

Dec 5 – Dec 10

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

See information on the use of crossbows.

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