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Muzzleloader Deer Season Begins

Maine’s firearms deer hunting season is over, but muzzleloader season is just getting under way. The state’s muzzleloader season begins Monday and continues until Dec.1 across the state. A second one-week season runs from next Monday until Dec. 8 in a limited number of hunting districts. Muzzleloader season was established in 1981, to follow the firearms season each year. A muzzleloader is a gun that can loaded only through the muzzle and is capable of firing only a single charge.