Monthly Archives: September 2015

Rulebook is wrong: Expanded bowhunting doesn’t start until Sept. 12

Bowhunters who plan to take part in the expanded season for deer should be forewarned: The information that they may have seen printed in the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s rulebook is wrong. “In the current hunting regulations summary, there’s a misprint that basically states that the expanded archery season begins on Sept. […]

Abundant natural food may make bear hunting tougher

Maine’s bear season began Monday, and hunters who are heading afield won’t just be matching wits with the animals this year. They’ll also be dueling with Mother Nature as they try to fill their tags. According to a state bear biologist, luring bears into bait will likely be more difficult this fall for a simple […]

Charter captain says great white shark spotted off Mount Desert Rock

Over the past 15 years, Capt. Pete Douvarjo has seen all kinds of interesting things on the water while taking charter clients fishing on the Atlantic. So when the owner of Eggemoggin Guide Service saw a large fin off his starboard bow during his return from a shark-fishing excursion on Tuesday afternoon, he thought he […]

Benefit sporting clays shoot on tap in Hermon

If you’re looking to get in some sporting clays practice and want to help combat poaching in Maine, the Hermon Skeet Club has just the event for you. The club will hold its 6th annual northern Maine Operation Game Thief fundraiser on Saturday: The Fall Harvest Fun Shoot. For the $100 entry fee, entrants will […]