- 2017 Maine Hunting Season Dates
- Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife: Buy hunting licenses, register boats & ATVs, find laws and other information pertaining to hunting in Maine.
- Maine Any Deer Permit Lottery
- Moose Hunting Permit Lottery
- Maine Hunting Regulations
- Safety Courses
- You Alone in the Maine Woods- The Lost Hunter’s Guide (PDF)
- Land Owner-Land User Courtesy Card
MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS
STATE GAME RECORD HOLDERS (11/08/2013):
- Whitetail Buck (Firearms): 355 lbs., field dressed, Horace Hinckley, Augusta, ME, 1955, Concord
- Whitetail Buck (Bowhunting): 267 lbs., field dressed, 6 points, John P. Berry, E. Waterboro, Maine, 10/14/13, Waterboro
- Whitetail Doe (Firearms): 185 lbs., field dressed, Luke Arsenault, Lisbon Falls, ME, 11/1/92, Seboomook Township
- Whitetail Doe (Firearms): 185 lbs., field dressed, Steve Letourneau, Turner, ME, 11/11/04, Lower Enchanted Township
- Whitetail Doe (Bowhunting): 172.2 lbs., field dressed, Shawn MacFarlane, Dixfield, ME, 10/18/12 in Dixfield
- Whitetail Doe (Antlered): 210 lbs., eight-points, Jack Cross, Bethel, ME, 11/15/80, Bethel
- Black Bear (Firearms): 699 lbs., Matt Knox, Waynesboro PA, Guided by Grand Slam Guide Service, Greenville 9/7/12
- Black Bear (Archery): 501 lbs., field dressed, Pete Shippee, Winthrop, ME, 8/29/90, Strong
- Black Bear (Sow): 334.5 lbs., field dressed, Tom Sullivan, Portland, Conn., August 28, 2006, Mapleton
- Black Bear (Sow – Archery) 328 pounds, Kyle Stokes, Annville, PA, 8/29/2007, St. Agatha.
- Black Bear (Crossbow): 432.2 pounds, Marc Caplan, Ornville, Sept. 2, 2010, Ornville.
- Moose (Bull) 1,330 lbs., field dressed, Willard & Sterling Waterman, New Gloucester, ME, 1982, Marsardis.
- Moose (Bull-Archery) 1,040 lbs., Craig Warren, New Gloucester, ME, 9/30/2009, Allagash.
- Moose, cow: 885 lbs., William J. Kibe, Elliottsburg PA, Oct. 13 2001, Misery Twp., Zone 8, Guided by Bob Lawrence of Rockwood.
- Turkey: 27 lbs. 12 oz., Sarah Levangie, Belfast, ME, 4/28/03, Waldo County.
- Turkey (Bow): 25 lbs., Chris Nadeau, Wells, ME, 5/1/07, Wells Falls
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