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Maine - 2016 Season

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SeasonDatesNotes
Spring 1May 2 - Jun 4Wildlife Mgmt Dist: 7-29
Spring 2Season A: May 2 - May 7; May 16 - May 21
Season B: May 9 - May 14; May 23 - May 28
All hunters: May 30 - Jun 4
Wildlife Mgmt Dist: 1-6. In 2016, hunters with an even-numbered birth year will be authorized to hunt during Season A. Odd-year hunters will be authorized for Season B.
Spring YouthApr 30WMD: 7-29
Open to junior-licensed hunters between ages 10 and 16. Hunters must be accompanied by a licensed nonhunting adult age 18 or older.
Fall
2 turkey limit
Sep 29 - Oct 28WMD: 15-17, 20-25, 28
Fall
1 turkey limit
Sep 29 - Oct 28WMD: 10-13, 18, 19, 26, 29
ClosedWMD: 1-9, 14, 27

Additional Information

Bag LimitSeasonLimit
Spring
WMDs: 7, 9-29
2 bearded turkeys
Spring
WMDs: 1-6, 8
1 bearded turkey
Spring Youth2 bearded turkeys
Fall
WMDs: 15-17, 20-25, 28
2 either sex
Fall
WMDs: 10-13, 18, 19, 26, 29
1 either sex
Hunting TimesAreaTimes
Statewide1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset
Arms & AmmoTypeDetail
Shotgun10-20 gauge
ShotSizes #4-6 inclusive
Mixed loads with #4-7
ArcheryBow & arrow only
Crossbow during Spring season