Applications are being accepted by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife for the 2013 any-deer (antlerless) permit lottery.

Paper applications must be postmarked by July 26 or delivered in person to 284 State Street in Augusta before 5 p.m. on that date. Applications can also be filed online and are due by 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 15. The online application can be found at mefishwildlife.com.

Residents applying to hunt on their own land without a license and applicants with a legal residence outside the U.S. or Canada must use the paper application.

The lottery will be held Sept. 9 and the results will be posted on the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife website after 2 p.m.

Applications are now being accepted by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife for the 2013 Any-Deer (Antlerless) Permit Lottery, which is free to apply.

Paper applications must be postmarked by July 26 or delivered in person to 284 State Street in Augusta before 5 p.m. on that date.

Applications can also be filed online and are due by 11:59 p.m. on August 15. The online application can be found at mefishwildlife.com.

Residents applyting to hunt on their own land without a license and applicants with a legal residence outside the U.S. or Canada mus use the paper application.

The lottery drawing will be held on September 9 and the results will be posted on the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife website after 2 p.m.

A total of 46,710 any-deer permits will be issued in wildlife districts 3, 6, 7, 12, 13, 15-17, 20-16 and 29. All other districts are bucks only.

Deer hunting season (firearms) will run from November 4-30.