You can now submit your application for the 2013 any-deer permit lottery.

Paper applications have to be postmarked or hand-delivered by July 26 to the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

You can also submit an online applications. They are due by 11:59 p.m. on August 15.

The lottery drawing will be held on September 9. There will be a total of 46,710 permits for antlerless deer. They will be issued in 16 of Maine's 29 wildlife management districts during November's white tail deer hunting season. The department last year issued 34,160 any-deer permits.