Moose Lottery
To get involved in the Moose Festival including becoming a vendor, advertising in the official program, volunteering, or creating a special activity in conjunction with the event, contact the Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce at info@bethelmaine.com,
(207) 824-2282, or visit www.bethelmainemoosefest.com and www.facebook.com/BethelMaineMooseFest.

SAM News
November/December 2014
September/October 2014

From CentralMaine.com
Civil servants play vital role in Maine political campaigns
First Amendment right of free speech should not be denied to state's knowledgeable professionals.
By David Trahan

"Fair editorial by the Kennebec Journal, I appreciate them reporting this issue. Let the debate begin." -David Trahan
Loophole opens citizen initiatives to outside sway.

35th Sportsmans Show

New Raffle!
Today is your lucky day - You can support SAM's Firearms Programs AND have a chance to win a Ruger LC9 Pistol with a Crimson Trace Laser Sight donated by Birch Knoll Enterprises or Cabela’s Gift Card.

1st Prize: Ruger LC9, 9mm Pistol
2nd Prize: $300 Cabela’s Gift Card
3rd Prize: $200 Cabela’s Gift Card
4th Prize: $100 Cabela’s Gift Card

Tickets are 1 for $5.00, 3 for $10.00 or 6 for $20.00
Purchase online on our Raffle Page
Print tickets HERE and mail with your donation.
or contact Becky at (207) 623-4589.
Special THANKS to Birch Knoll Enterprises, LLC and Cabela's for the generous donations!
Thanks and GOOD LUCK!

Ruger LC9 Pistol For tickets, visit our raffle page, or call Becky at (207) 623-4589.

Coyote School

HIGHLIGHTS:
Coyote Hunting and Trapping Primer
A booklet produced by The Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine’s Deer Management Network. On sale through The SAM Store.

NOTES FROM THE SHOOTING SHACK:
Articles by Gerry Lavigne and more:
Wolves pay for death of Idaho sheep
Coyote kills fawn in Jonesport.
Surplus Killing by Mammalian Predators
The Saga of Henry The Eighth


Find Your Representative
and other links to the Legislature, visit our Legislature page.

The Conference Center
is available to the public for club functions, reunions, conferences, large crowds or small. More information can be found on our Conference Center page.

The Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine
is Maine’s largest sportsman’s organization with 10,000 members and a headquarters in Augusta, ME. SAM is considered the leader of Maine’s 300,000 sportsmen. SAM’s staff works at the legislature, state agencies and other forums on critical issues. SAM was organized in 1975 and is a 501 (c ) 3 non-profit membership organization to promote conservation of Maine’s wildlife resources and to be an advocate for hunters, anglers, trappers and gun owners throughout the state. SAM’s members have a real voice and impact on outdoor issues.

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SAM Recruiter Program

We have launched this exciting new membership program along with a "Round Up" program to help people join and support SAM with our firearms programs. Below are the Recruiters around the state; we encourage you to patronize these businesses as well as sign up for SAM Membership while you are there.
Ask your local dealer to sign up as a SAM Recruiter and help build our network to defend our Maine Heritage and Traditions.
Call the SAM office at 623-4589.

Smith’s Gun Shop, New Sharon
Top Gun of Maine, Poland Springs
Jim’s Gun Shop, Winslow
Ben’s Trading Post, Presque Isle
Cool Hand Luke Firearms, Bucksport
Ballstown Firearms, Whitefield
Pine Tree Trading Post, Lewiston
Fine Line Gun Shop, Poland
J&K Sporting Goods, West Paris
Riverside Firearms, Auburn
Fox Firearms, Vassalboro
Johnsons Sporting Goods, Brunswick
Woodman’s Sporting Goods, Norway
Bosebuck Mountain Camps, Errol, NH
Black Brook Cove Campground, Oquossoc
Rivers Edge Sports, Oquossoc
Pine Grove Lodge & Cabins, Bingham
Four Aces Arms, Lincolnville
Smitty’s Trading Post, Machias
J.T. Reids Gun Shop, Auburn
Tri State Police Supply, Winthrop
G3 Firearms, Turner
Kennebec Guns, Augusta
Paradis Outfitters, Sidney
Kennebec Outfitters, Winslow
Winslow Gun Shop, Winslow
Van Raymond Outfitters, Brewer
A&G Shooting Supply, Fairfield Center
Maine Military Supply, Holden
Trading Post in Palmyra

Recommended Reading

Coyote Wars

"We Are The Conservationists!"

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