Michigan Hunting News

Opposition to New "Switchblade" Knife Regulations
The Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus has urged U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to withdraw the notice of proposed revocation of treatment relating to the admissibility of certain knives with spring assisted opening mechanisms by the Office of Customs and Border Patrol.
Michigan DNR Announces Gray Wolf Survey
Department of Natural Resources officials announced the department will conduct a survey in the Northern Lower Peninsula Feb. 11 through March 10 to detect the presence of gray wolves in this part of the state.
Michigan Turkey Tags Available Through Feb 1
The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that applications for spring turkey hunting licenses are on sale through Feb 1.
Michigan DNR Announces 5 Day Elk Hunt Jan 14-18
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced a five-day elk hunt to be held Jan. 14-18.
Michigan Man Fined for Poaching In Colorado
A Michigan man was fined $15,000 after being convicted of three charges related to killing a Colorado mountain goat without a license.
Michigan NRC to Meet Dec. 4th
New regulations for taxidermists and animal rehabilitators brought about by the discovery of chronic wasting disease are on the agenda for the Natural Resources Commission meeting Thursday, Dec. 4, in Lansing.
Michigan UP Deer Hunters Antler Restrictions
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Upper Peninsula deer hunters that they should carefully consider which deer hunting license they purchase this season.
Michigan Hunters Can Win by Returning Surveys
Three Michigan hunters who promptly returned Department of Natural Resources 2007 deer season surveys were rewarded for their efforts at the September Michigan Natural Resources Commission meeting in Lansing.
Michigan Announces Deer and Elk Baiting Ban
In the wake of the announcement that Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been confirmed in a privately owned white-tailed deer in Kent County, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has immediately implemented provisions of the state's Surveillance and Response Plan for CWD.
CWD Found in Deer in Michigan
The Michigan departments of Agriculture (MDA) and Natural Resources (DNR) confirmed the state's first case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in a three-year old white-tailed deer from a privately owned cervid (POC) facility in Kent County.