February 27, 2017

A Message From Maine…AYUH

Maine Wardens and Fish & Wildlife to Cut Budgets

Some appear to be “alarmed” that the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) commissioner is proposing a budget that will cut Warden Service (MWS) employees, reduce mileage allotments, as well as the reduction of other positions within the Fish and Wildlife department. I see this as a good thing. At least some people […]

Maine Gov. LePage Pens Letter to Trump: Tear Down That Monument

In a move that might become a matter of too little too late, Maine Governor Paul LePage sent a letter to President Trump asking him to reverse Barack Obama’s declaration of a National Monument in lands east of Baxter State Park. An article found in the Bangor Daily News indicates that there is some concern […]

Maine’s Moose Harvest Numbers – 2005-2016

For the past twelve years, you can see the number of moose permits issued, number of moose harvested by sex, total number of moose taken and success rates.

My Preferred Special Hunting Interest is Bigger Than Yours

Last week I offered some comments about upcoming bill proposals in the Maine Legislature. George Smith, outdoor writer and activist, says on March 2, 2017, there will be several proposed hunting bills brought before the Joint Standing Committee for Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. In last week’s article I wrote: “In general, I am opposed to […]

Did Man Extirpate the Caribou from Maine?

I was reading Part II of V. Paul Reynolds’ report about “Wildlife Restoration Projects.” He wrote mostly about Maine’s two attempts to restore caribou to northern Maine and seemed to suggest that with years of gained knowledge, perhaps it was time to try again. I’m not so sure about that, but….. I did want to […]

2016 Moose Harvest Data Out…Before Start of 2017 Season

For those interested, Maine has posted the 2016 moose hunting season harvest data on their website…and even before the next season begins.

What Kind Do You Smoke?

Bobcat Hunting in Maine

According to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife website, bobcat hunting season runs until February 21, 2017. In places the snow is deep. Dust off those snowshoes and have at it. If you are one of those who believes that bobcats can raise hell with the deer herd, help out the deer and […]

When It’s Winter Up in Maine…..

You better think it over twice….or maybe three or four times. And you better have some of this stocked up ahead of time. Bwahahaha