Maine

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is responsible for some 51 Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) located in five regions through out the state. 40 of these WMAs allow waterfowl hunting during the appropriate season(s). Black Duck, American Coot, Pintails, Mallards, Mergansers, Redheads, Teal, Brant, Wood Duck, Scoters, Eiders, Canada Geese, Snow Geese, Blue Geese, and Long-tailed Ducks may be hunted during season and within specified limits.

For detailed information on WMAs, including a listing of recreational opportunities and detailed maps, as well as hunting seasons, bag limits, and licensing requirements please contact the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife or visit their web site at www.maine.gov/ifw.

In addition, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service operates 10 National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs) in Maine -- Aroostook, Moosehorn, Cross Island, Sunkhaze Meadows, Petit Manan, Carlton Pond, Seal Island, Franklin Island, Pond Island, Lake Umbagog, and Rachel Carson -- Six of which allow waterfowl hunting in season. Please contact the refuge for specifics or visit their web site through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services' refuge system web site at www.fws.gov/refuges.