AUGUSTA, Maine -- Once again this year, there will be a fall archery season for turkey in Wildlife Management Districts 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26. The season begins on Monday, October 20, and continues through Friday, October 31. Last year, 1,859 archers purchased a fall permit to hunt turkeys, and tagged 153 turkeys.
Anyone who possesses an archery license may purchase a wild turkey hunting permit from a license agent to hunt turkey during the fall wild turkey season. Permit fees are $10.00 for Maine residents and $40.00 for nonresidents. The bag limit is one wild turkey of either sex. Only bow and arrow may be used during the fall turkey season, and the legal hunting time is from ½ hour before sunrise until ½ hour after sunset.
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