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Posted: 3/9/2006 3:15:44 PM EDT
Anyone know if there is a magazine limit for deer hunting with a shotgun?
Link Posted: 3/10/2006 8:25:59 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/10/2006 8:27:36 AM EDT by Beagle]
From the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife website -
"Legal firearms for hunting: Handguns, rifles and shotguns not larger than 10-gauge are legal for hunting in Maine, except as follows: Automatic firearms are illegal. Auto-loading firearms are illegal if they hold more than 6 cartridges (does not apply to .22 caliber rimfire guns or to auto-loading pistols with barrel less than 8 inches.)"

"6 cartridges" means 1 in the chamber and 5 in the magazine (tube).

If your shotgun is a pump, there's no limit for deer hunting. There's a 3 round limit on all shotguns if you hunt migratory birds.
Link Posted: 3/10/2006 11:45:30 AM EDT
thank you yeah pump.
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