Hunting & Bear Baiting

Maine Public Lands offer the opportunity to hunt in the backcountry.

Bear Hunting information is available from the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife including:

  • Licenses and Permits
  • Laws and Rules
  • Season for Hunting and Trapping

Bear Baiting is allowed on Maine Public Lands with a permit from the Bureau of Parks and Lands.

General Information:

2017 Bear Bait Sites Applications

For more information, please contact your regional office:

Eastern Region Public Lands
106 Hogan Road, Suite 5
Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: (207) 941-4412
Fax: (207) 941-4416
Heidi Johnson

Western Region Public Lands
PO Box 327
129 Main Street
Farmington, ME 04938
Phone: (207) 778-8231
Fax: (207) 778-5932
Carla York

Northern Region Public Lands
45 Radar Rd.
Ashland, ME 04732
Phone: (207) 435-7963 ext. 210
Fax: (207) 435-7184
Theresa Spooner