Hunting & Fishing Licenses

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
  • Cabela’s
  • Wal-Mart

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

State Contacts

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).

Game Wardens

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