Record number of Maine moose permits allocated

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Record number of Maine moose permits allocated

Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:38 am

Record number of Maine moose permits allocated
In Greenville, more than 4,000 hunters win a chance to try to bag Maine's signature beast.
By Deirdre Fleming

In keeping with a long-standing Maine tradition, a few thousand hunters came to the annual moose lottery in Greenville to hear their names drawn Saturday.

And more than a few thousand people descended on Greenville before the lottery began, said Doug Rafferty, spokesman for the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife holds the annual lottery each year in mid-June. And this year, for the first time, the number of permits allocated to hunters in the computerized drawing exceeded 4,000, with 10 percent going to out-of-state hunters.

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