AUGUSTA — Maine wildlife officials say applications for this year’s any-deer permit lottery are now available online.
The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will be issuing a total of 26,390 of the permits for this fall’s deer-hunting season.
Online applications are due by midnight on Aug. 15, while paper applications have to be submitted by July 29. The drawing will be held in September.
Deer hunting season runs from Oct. 31 through Nov. 26, with a residents-only hunting day set for Oct. 29.
Visit mefishwildlife.com to apply.