(AP) – Maine’s 25-day deer hunting season isgetting under way. The firearms season starts for Maine residents on Saturday andfor non-residents on Monday. The season ends the Saturday followingThanksgiving, Nov. 27. Maine’s game department has issued nearly 49,000 any-deerpermits for the regular season. The muzzleloader season will begin on Nov. 29 and end Dec. 4 or11, depending on the district. Crossbow archery season willcoincide with modern firearms.