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Apply for Maine 2021 Any-Deer Permit Lottery by Aug 17
Submitted by: TBC Press
Posted on: 07/14/21
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During the regular firearms, and muzzleloader seasons, only those hunters possessing a valid Maine any-deer permit or bonus deer permit may hunt antlerless deer and bucks with antlers less than three inches in length.
During the archery season on deer, bucks may be taken statewide. (Although an any-deer permit is not required during the archery season, antlerless deer may only be taken in WMD's that have any-deer permits).
Any-deer permits and bonus deer permits are valid only for a specific wildlife management district. A permit holder may kill an antlerless deer in the wildlife management district for which his or her permit is valid. Hunters not possessing an any-deer permit or bonus deer permit may hunt "bucks only" (antlers three inches or longer) anywhere in the State.
It is FREE to apply for the any-deer permit lottery. The drawing will be held on September 10, 2021 and results will be posted on the Department's website.