Baiting and trapping bears is still okay in Maine, according to National Geographic and Bangor Daily. Last Tuesday, Mainers headed to the polls to answer Question 1, “Do you want to ban the use of bait, dogs or traps in bear hunting except to protect property, public safety, or for research?”
Well, here’s a thought: Why not just trap a puffin and stick it under the tree? Okay….logistics and legality aside, maybe your wife wouldn’t like the fact that puffin’s aren’t house trained and can easily break skin with their sharp beaks. Best leave it to the researchers to pull that string on the box trap.