A photographer in Maine loves to take pictures of moose. I assume for profit, although his letter to the editor doesn’t exactly admit that. And that’s okay too. He has that right to exploit wildlife for profit – within the laws of course just as the rest of us do. And, I’ve seen some of […]
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.
For those interested, Maine has posted the 2016 moose hunting season harvest data on their website…and even before the next season begins.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department proposes issuing 51 moose hunt lottery permits this year, the lowest number since the state started its current system in 1988. Permits have declined in recent years, partly because of the impact of parasites, both winter tick and brainworm, on the moose population. Last […]
Deadline for applications is May 15, 2017. Visit Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife website for information and to apply.
I think that is what I am hearing. No, not that the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) is designing all it’s hunting plans around what best suits my fancy. What I think I am hearing though is that everyone else wants MDIFW to pay special attention to their needs, I guess, thinking […]
Maybe there is some hope…or maybe not. An article in the Boston Globe provides a few statements from so-called wildlife biologists that offer a glimmer of hope, even if ever so slightly. Recently in an article I had written about how scientists are attempting to seek an answer to the affect of winter ticks on […]
“It’s the other that’s more troubling to me. According to a Press Herald article, the department indicated part of the reason for scaling back permits was “… to meet public demand for greater opportunities to see moose.” Say what? I’m a little surprised they consider that a valid reason but I’m stunned they actually came […]