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Anti-Sportsmen in Maine Fix Crosshairs on Eliminating Predator Contests and Coyote Trapping

Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Senior Coordinator On September 16, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) announced the opening of a comment period regarding two predator-related proposals that collectively would set a bag limit for coyotes, ban predator hunting contests altogether, and ban coyote trapping. Currently, there is no closed (daylight) …

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MDIFW Secures 2,620 Acres of Iconic Land and Water for Sportsmen and Women

Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Senior Coordinator On September 9, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) made a significant public announcement that should have all sportsmen and women in the Pine Tree State even more eager than ever to get outdoors. The MDIFW joined forces with fourteen in-state and national conservation …

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Maine: MDIFW Hosts Virtual Hearing on Bear Baiting Ban Petition

Contact: Joe Mullin, Northeastern States Senior Coordinator On July 8, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) testified during a virtual hearing hosted by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW), reaffirming our staunch opposition to the bear baiting ban petition that the MDIFW received. CSF’s New England States Senior Coordinator, Joe Mullin, spoke to …

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Maine: Proposed Bear Baiting Ban to Receive Virtual Hearing

Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Senior Coordinator As the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) has previously reported, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) received a petition to ban the practice of bear baiting – an effective, science-based wildlife management method that would be eliminated by 2029 under the proposed rulemaking. While comments …

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Maine: CSF Leads Effort to Counter Proposed Bear Baiting Ban

Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Senior Coordinator On June 2, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) submitted written testimony to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) in opposition to a bear baiting ban petition that the Department received. The proposal would amend Chapter 16.09 – Bear Hunting of the MDIFW Rules as …

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Maine: Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Taking Public Comments on Proposed Bear Baiting Ban

Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Senior Coordinator The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) is currently collecting comments regarding a proposal it received to amend the State’s bear hunting rules. The proposed regulations would prohibit the “intentional feeding” of bears – also referred to as baiting – with products that contain refined …

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Maine: Sporting Camps to Resume Business Earlier Than Anticipated

Contact: Joe Mullin, New England States Senior Coordinator On May 8, Governor Janet Mills, a Member of the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus (GSC), announced a change to her plans for reopening the state, providing some much-needed, and relieving news to the sportsmen’s community. Effective May 18, sporting camps in 12 counties (Aroostook, Piscataquis, Washington, Hancock, Somerset, …

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