From the Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife - Moose Lottery Drawing Scheduled for 3:00 Saturday in Presque Isle
Presque Isle, Maine - This Saturday, June 14, just over 3,000 hunters will find out if they will be taking part in what many call the “Hunt of a Lifetime.”
Starting at 3:00, the department will begin announcing the names of the lucky moose hunters who were fortunate enough to be drawn for a moose permit for 2014. The annual drawing is part of the Moose Lottery Festival that is taking place on Saturday, June 14 at the Gentile Hall Building at the University of Maine in Presque Isle.
This year, 53,577 people applied for the chance to hunt moose, including 15,158 nonresidents. There are 3,095 permits available this year, 10% which go to nonresidents.
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