December 8, 2016

8-Year-Old Accomplishes Hunting Grand Slam

MEXICO — Brycen Waugh of Mexico, who recently turned 9, completed a hunting “grand slam” in his very first year of hunting. Tagging a turkey, a bear, a moose and a deer in the same calendar year takes a good deal of skill, and a fair amount of luck.<<<Read More>>>

First Snow

Parts of Maine woke up to a bit of snow this morning. On my way to work this morning, I caught sight of this beautiful creature experiencing the first snowfall of the year. She better look out. Maine is in the midst of deer hunting season and some hunters are getting very interested in filling […]

Gluten-Free From a Laughing Moose

Turkey Hunting the Senior Citizen Way

Societal Emotions and Ignorance Rule New Hampshire Fish and Game Management

Emotional idiots, who cannot see their own destructive ways, fueled by ignorance and hatred took over wildlife management at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, saying hunting and or trapping of 50 bobcats, out of 1,400 was a dangerous thing to do for a “recovering” population of bobcats. Even members of the New Hampshire […]

Does Maine Fish and Game Dept. Really Need a Marketing Program?

George Smith has his undies in a bunch over one of his apparently failed bill proposals that would have forced the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) to establish a marketing position. Why? Is it really the responsibility of MDIFW to “market” its programs? Is the idea to market MDIFW so as to […]

Maine Big Game Management Townhall/Forum

For those who may not yet be aware, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife have opened up their Online forum where you can contribute your thoughts and comments on the management of big game in Maine – moose, deer, bear and turkeys. Please find that site at this link. *Update* – 3/16/2016 – […]

I’d Rather Be

Class Privilege For Hunters

It appears the legislative committee for Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has given approval of a plan that would grant opening day hunting privileges to non-residents who are wealthy enough to own at least 25 acres of land in Maine. Hiding behind some nonsense about approving the measure to open up or keep open more land […]

From Discriminating Against Non Residents to Elitist Preferential Treatment

Thirty years or so ago, Maine decided that it would set aside the first Saturday of deer hunting season for Maine residents only. This probably came at a time when some residents figured there were too many out-of-state hunters. I do recall those days when those “from away” carried a nasty reputation – I suppose […]