Maine

Moose mecca Maine looks to boost hunting permits – by 20 percent, to 2,500 – but time to apply winding down

(Photo by Bob Drieslein)AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine is about to close the door on application submissions to this year’s moose lottery. Actually, the state is closing the web browser, as it’s only taking online applications this year. The deadline to apply for the hunt is 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday night, May 15. The moose lottery attracts thousands of applicants, and…