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Agencies: 09-137: Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife - General 09-143: Junior Maine Guides and Trip Leaders Curriculum Advisory Board (obsolete; former rules integrated with 09-137) 09-289: Atlantic Salmon Commission (moved to 94-289) 09-585: Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund Board
09 137 Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife - General Ch. 1 Open Water and Ice Fishing Regulations Ch. 1-A State Heritage Fish Waters Ch. 2 Rules Pertaining to Commercial Fishing, Fish Culture and Fishing Derbies and Tournaments Ch. 3 Public Interaction and Conflicts with Wildlife (Feeding of Deer) Ch. 4 Hunting and Trapping Ch. 5 State Owned Wildlife Management Areas and Shooting Ranges Ch. 6 Educational and Scientific Collection Permit Rules Ch. 7 Rules for Importation, Possession, Propagation, Rehabilitation, and Exhibition of Wildlife Ch. 8 Endangered Species Ch. 9 General Snowmobile and ATV (All-terrain Vehicles) Regulations Ch. 10 Significant Wildlife Habitat Ch. 11 Protection and Safety of Spectators at Snowmobile Races Ch. 12 All-Terrain Vehicle Plates and Renewal Stickers Ch. 13 Watercraft Rules Ch. 14 Commercial Whitewater Rafting Ch. 15 Interstate Wildlife Violations Compact Ch. 18 State Game Farm Ch. 19 Operation of Motor Vehicles on a Public Water Supply Ch. 20 Taxidermy License Ch. 21 Non-Resident License Agents Ch. 22 Rules Pertaining to Department Publications Ch. 23 Youth Camp Trip Leader Permits and Junior Maine Guide Program Ch. 24 Licensed Guides Ch. 25 Leashed Dog Tracking Permit Rules Ch. 26 Commercial Wildlife Permit for Amphibians or Nonmarine Invertibrates 09 143 Junior Maine Guides and Trip Leaders Curriculum Advisory Board (Obsolete; former rules integrated with 09-137) 09 289 Atlantic Salmon Commission (Moved to 94-289) 09 585 Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund Board Ch. 25 Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund - Strategic Plan