Applications for any-deer permit lottery available July 17, 2018 Maine

Maine Population Deer Population and Management News Archive

Applications for any-deer permit lottery available July 17, 2018 Maine, Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
... for this coming deer season, a total 84,745 any-deer permits are proposed for 22 of the state’s 29 wildlife management districts, an increase of 28 percent. Last year, there were 66,050 permits available ... Generally, success rates for deer hunters in Maine hover around 15 percent but those with an any-deer permit harvested a deer more than 20 percent of the time..,

Hunters may apply for any-deer permits July 30, 2018 Maine, Fiddlehead Focus
... Generally, success rates for deer hunters in Maine hover around 15 percent, but those with an any-deer permit harvested a deer over 20 percent of the time.  According to the DIFW, permit numbers are increasing in nine southern and central wildlife management districts, decreasing in 11 WMDs and staying the same in nine WMDs..,

Early numbers show strong hunting season January 6, 2019 Maine, GazetteNET
... Recent mild winters have allowed the deer population to grow and a lack of food in the fall caused the animals to be more concentrated, with snow making it easier for hunters to find them ..,


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