Where can I purchase my hunting & fishing licenses?
To establish proof of residency in Maine, we must see a photo ID with your Maine physical address. For your convenience, you can purchase your licenses at the following locations or online through MOSES (Maine Online Sportsman’s Electronic System):
- Town Clerk's Office
- LL Bean
First Time Adult (age 16 years & older) Hunting Licenses
In order to obtain your first adult hunting license, you must provide us with proof that you have completed a hunter’s safety course and proof of residency.
Hunting & Fishing Laws
The State of Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife website has the following law books for you to review:
- Summary of Hunting Laws
- Summary of Trapping Laws
- Summary of Open Water & Ice Fishing Laws
For administration, fisheries and wildlife divisions, Maine Warden Service, general information about fish and wildlife or license information please call: (207) 287-8000. To report violations of Maine hunting and fishing laws, please call (800) ALERT US (800-253-7887).
To reach a game warden 24 hours a day, please contact the Maine State Police at one of the following numbers:
- Augusta 800-452-4664
- Gray 800-228-0857