game preserve vs private land

SportsmanNH

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Page 3 showing the commissioners regulatory power over sanctuaries

Page 7 and 10 showing the boundaries of those certain sanctuaries

Page 14 showing the prohibitions and exceptions which says no hunting allowed in sanctuaries

Page 16 showing there are no exceptions to the no hunting rule for those 2 specific sanctiaries.

http://legislature.maine.gov/statutes/12/title12ch925.pdf

Right in the Maine Fish And Game Rules and Regulations for Sanctuaries. No Hunting with very few areas that have exceptions.
Scroll down to the " Closed And Special Regulation Areas " . Those 2 sanctuaries have no exceptions

https://www.maine.gov/ifw/hunting-trapping/hunting-laws/hunting-areas.html

Reading the description of the boundary of Limington Hollis Waterboro Sanctuary , the border is all roads or rivers. It does not mention any detours around any private parcels of land. .If his land is indeed inside the contour of the sanctuary boundary described he is breaking the law. If he just borders the sanctuary he is not breaking the law. But the way I read it he would have to be on the opposite side of the rivers and roads that describe the boundary to be legal
 

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Page 3 showing the commissioners regulatory power over sanctuaries

Page 7 and 10 showing the boundaries of those certain sanctuaries

Page 14 showing the prohibitions and exceptions which says no hunting allowed in sanctuaries

Page 16 showing there are no exceptions to the no hunting rule for those 2 specific sanctiaries.

http://legislature.maine.gov/statutes/12/title12ch925.pdf

Right in the Maine Fish And Game Rules and Regulations for Sanctuaries. No Hunting with very few areas that have exceptions.
Scroll down to the " Closed And Special Regulation Areas " . Those 2 sanctuaries have no exceptions

https://www.maine.gov/ifw/hunting-trapping/hunting-laws/hunting-areas.html

Reading the description of the boundary of Limington Hollis Waterboro Sanctuary , the border is all roads or rivers. It does not mention any detours around any private parcels of land. .If his land is indeed inside the contour of the sanctuary boundary described he is breaking the law. If he just borders the sanctuary he is not breaking the law. But the way I read it he would have to be on the opposite side of the rivers and roads that describe the boundary to be legal
Did you copy off of mine?;) Came to the same conclusion as you.
 

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if you find sand pond within the confines of that map ..the 3 little ponds right next to it ..his house sits 100 feet from that middle pond ..so yea he is definitely inside the preserve
 

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Interesting issue. I need to learn more about the game preserve system. That said, I thought the wildlife were legally property of the state even if they live on private property or not (unless they are an exotic, feral domesticated animal, or private game animal that is kept separate from the wild population by fencing and with permits, etc.). So their wildlife management areas or zones trump private property rights.
 
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