Applications for any-deer permit lottery are now available

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(WAGM) - Applications for 2017 the any-deer permit lottery are now available online from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

It is free to apply for the any-deer permit lottery. Online applications are due by 11:59 P.M. on August 15th. The drawing will be held on September 8th and results will be posted on the Department's website. More than 66,000 any-deer permits will be issued in 22 of the state's 29 wildlife management districts. This is an increase from last year when there were only about 45,000 permits available to hunters.