Michigan Hunting News

Michigan Anterless Deer Permits on Sale Sept. 8
The Department of Natural Resources reminds deer hunters that private land antlerless licenses for southern Michigan and a six-county area of the northeastern Lower Peninsula go on sale over the counter at 10 a.m. Sept. 8. In the past, private land antlerless deer licenses went on sale Aug. 16
Michigan Hunter Heritage Festival Sept. 5-7
In recognition of Michigan's strong hunting heritage and the upcoming fall hunting seasons, Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park will be hosting the second annual Hunters Harvest Festival on Sept. 5-7.
Anterless Deer Licenses on Sale July 15 in Michigan
Department of Natural Resources wildlife officials want to remind hunters that applications for antlerless deer licenses go on sale July 15.
Michigan Resident Finalist for Hunter Ed Instructor Award
Richard Kiessel, who was Michigan's 2007 Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor of the Year, was selected as a national finalist for the 21st Annual Winchester Volunteer Hunter Education Instructor of the Year Award.
Michigan DNR Approves Buck Harvest Regulation
Proponents of the Quality Deer Management (QDM) philosophy are applauding a unanimous decision by the Michigan Natural Resources Commission to enact the "Hunters' Choice" proposal.
Michigan DNR Offers Reward in Bald Eagle Shooting
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating the shooting of a bald eagle.
Michigan Bear License Applications
The Department of Natural Resources reminds bear hunters that they may apply for a 2008 bear hunting license May 1 through June 1.
Michigan DNR Announced Cougar Track Found
March 13, 2008 The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced that a wildlife track found in Delta County is most likely from a cougar.
Michigan Bear Season Results Announced
The Department of Natural Resources announced the initial assessment of the 2007 bear season. The Michigan bear season began as early as Sept. 10 and ran as late as Oct. 26 in some parts of the state.
Michigan Turkey Apps Due Feb. 1
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds turkey hunters that this year's spring wild turkey application period ends Feb. 1.