June 14, 2011

Re-published with permission from the Maine Professional Guides Association.

The Maine Professional Guides Association has engaged Sephone Interactive Media of Bangor to develop a web application to assist moose hunters who want to swap their permits

This service to Maine’s moose hunters comes from our commitment to every moose hunter having the hunt of a lifetime. Being drawn in the moose permit lottery is an all too rare event and hunters frequently receive permits in zones that they are not familiar with or want to hunt. is designed to help those hunters find other hunters who would like to find a permit in another zone or season.

To use this service moose permit holders will need to know the details of your permit and the permit that you would like to have (Wildlife Management District, season, permit type). They will first be asked to become a member of price $39.95 and then to enter their permit information. Once they are members they can set up a search for the exact permit you are interested in swapping for. Save this search and you will get an e-mail message from the system every time someone joins offering a permit that fits your search. Contact the permit holder that you wish to swap with and arrange the details. Swaps are performed at the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Headquarters in Augusta and can only be completed after both permits are paid for. Permits may be swapped until two weeks before the start of the September moose hunt.

The Maine Professional Guides Association is composed of Registered Maine Guides who strive to enhance the standards of the guiding industry. They are professional guides dedicated to promoting a quality, ethical and legal outdoor experience for all. Not all Registered Maine Guides are members of Maine Professional Guides Association.

For more information and a directory of our membership visit

55 Morrison Hill Road
Wilton, ME 04294


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