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Maine’s hunting seasons for winter game birds in high gear

December 25, 2021 GMT

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s hunting seasons for winter game birds are in full swing.

Maine is home to numerous seasons for game birds such as ducks and quails. The seasons for ruffed grouse, bobwhite quail and pheasant all run until Dec. 31.

The season for common snipe runs to Jan. 3. It’s legal to hunt Canada goose, brant and some duck species until that day in some parts of the state as well.

Snow goose season runs to Jan. 31. The season for sea ducks such as eiders and scoters runs to Jan. 15.

The seasons are subject to limitations and bag limits and hunters are advised to check with authorities before hunting.