February 10, 2016

Keeping Campaign Promises for a National Park?

*Editor’s Note* – We all know Angus King was bought and paid for, mostly with Michael Bloomberg money and being in lockstep with Obama. Voting against action that would place more authority in state’s hands to prevent the Federal Government from continuing its onslaught of land stealing, one has to wonder if Angus King (with […]

Coyotes Kill Two Beagles-One Survives… 

This Piece Will Appear in the Next SAM News This is an important story to tell-please share It is sad, but, unfortunately it is the risk we now live with here in Maine and some want to bring wolves to Maine Told to David Trahan by Jeff Tilton The young girl in the picture is […]

Maine: An Act to Establish a Contingency Wildlife Management Plan

When I first heard about this proposal from the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine, I read about it at George Smith’s blog at the Bangor Daily News. After reading his article and his words about the proposal, I began crafting a response. Then I realized much of what was written in the Bangor Daily News, didn’t […]

Maine Moose Lottery Application Process Open for Business

The application process for a Maine moose lottery chance is now ready for action. Please follow this link to begin the process. The deadline for applications is 11:59 pm, May 16, 2016

Maine Court Will Consider Appeal of Earlier Moot Decision on MDIFW Campaign Conduct

According to an article in the Bangor Daily News, the Maine Supreme Court will consider an appeal of a lower court ruling declaring a court challenge as “moot” because the lawsuit never came to the courts until after the referendum was voted on. The appeal comes from the totalitarian group, Mainer’s for Fair Bear Hunting […]

Maine’s Percentage of “Big Bucks” Remains Below Average

The Maine Sportsman Magazine has released their list of registered “Big Bucks” from this past year’s harvest. My numbers guy, who compiles and keeps the tables of deer harvests and big bucks, has sent me his most, up-to-date table of big bucks taken in Maine. As you will see on the graph, the total deer […]

MAINE FFL WARNING – PLEASE SHARE

This is confirmed and verified. It is NOT an internet hoax. Attention FFL’s, Dealers, Gun Shops, Sporting Goods Stores and Gun Ranges: February 1, 2016 – We have confirmed that a group using the name “Maine Gun Safety Coalition” has started operations to launch in the coming days, weeks and months. These activists are funded […]

Silence, Please

It’s true. It has always been legal to possess silencers. Suppressors are regulated by the federal government, and each silencer must be registered with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. It’s an expensive, exhaustive process. The application must be accompanied by fingerprints, photos, and a signed letter from a local law enforcement chief attesting […]

Maine Game Wardens get new “spotting scopes”

Warden Blanchard hopes this tool will help them catch more small violations, to prevent them from becoming a larger problem.”It’s in order to protect the population as a whole. So you protect one, and hopefully you protect more by doing that,” said Blanchard. Source: Maine Game Wardens get new “spotting scopes”

Out-Of-State Money and Signature Seekers Illegally Promote their Gun Ban Effort

According to the Portland Press Herald: “Leading the pack in terms of total payout as of Dec. 31 was Maine Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, a group that wants to require background checks on private gun sales. The organization, which submitted more than 85,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s Office last week, had […]