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Hunting Avid hunters will find upland birds and waterfowl; small game including snowshoe hare, squirrel, rabbit, and coyote; and big game like moose, deer, bobcat, and bear in The Maine Highlands. Hunting is permitted—in season—with bow and arrow, crossbow, and firearms. Choose from many sporting camps and guide services to ensure that you are properly outfitted for a safe and successful foray. DEER Archery: October Firearm: November MOOSE September–November BEAR September–November WILD TURKEY Spring: May Fall: October RUFFLED GROUSE, BOBWHITE QUAIL, PHEASANT October–December Hunting & Fishing Licenses YOU’LL NEED A LICENSE TO FISH OR HUNT IN MAINE. Game wardens, though very friendly, will assess stiff penalties on anyone caught without a license. Visit the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife to learn more about state regulations and apply for a license online: THE MAINE HIGHLANDS.COM | 21