The 2015 lottery drawing for “any deer” permits was held Wednesday, September 9. The state uses the permits to manage the deer population by controlling the harvest of females.

Maine this year is issuing 28,770 deer hunting permits. That's down from 37,185 permits last year. Click here to find out if you got a deer permit

The Maine 'Resident Only Day' will be October 31.

The main firearms season for deer is November 2-28. There will also be an expanded archery season from September 12 to December 12. Muzzleloader season is November 30 to December 12.

Find out more about deer hunting in Maine here.