STATEWIDE – The bear baiting season has come to an end.
People are no longer allowed to hunt bears by attracting them with sugary food. Baiting season tends to be the most popular form of hunting, accounting for most of the hunting in the state.
The general hunting season will continue until November 28th. Hunting with dogs will be allowed until October 30th.
Biologists say that bear hunting necessary to manage Maine’s bear population.