• Michigan Big Game Species

    - BIG GAME SPECIES:
    Deer
    Elk
    Bear

    - SMALL GAME SPECIES:
    Furbearer

    - BIRDS:
    Turkey
    Waterfowl

  • Michigan Big Game Draw Application Deadlines

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  • Important Links

    https://www.fws.gov/visit-us

  • Michigan State Wildlife Office

    Michigan Department of Natural Resources
    https://www.michigan.gov/dnr/things-to-do/hunting
    P.O. Box 30028
    Lansing, Michigan 48909
    517-284-9453
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  • Michigan Hunting Information

    Residents are required to apply for and obtain a hunting license to legally hunt in the state of Michigan.
    Residents who are full time active duty members of the military or are disabled veterans my apply for and obtain a hunting license free of charge.
    Non-residents are required to apply for and obtain a hunting license to legally hunt in the state of Michigan.
    Residents and non-residents are required to purchase a annual base license to hunt small game and to purchase additional licenses and permits for other game hunting.
    Residency requires an individual to have a residence in Michigan with the intent to remain in the state.
    A resident must pay an annual base license fee of $11 orA junior annual base license fee of $6
    A senior annual base license fee of $5.

    A non-resident must pay an annual base license fee of $151 or7-day annual small game license fee of $80
    3-day annual small game license fee of $50.

    Residents and non-residents are required to apply for and obtain additional licenses and permits for hunting deer, bear, elk, turkey, and waterfowl.

    "Hunting Laws by State" FindLaw, https://www.findlaw.com/state/state-fish-and-game-laws/hunting-laws-by-state-findlaw.html. Accessed July 15, 2022.

Military, Veterans, Seniors, Disabled, and Children receive significant discounts from liscenses and other fees. Check out Michigan State Wildlife website for a full breakdown.

2022 Fees

Yearly and Seasonal Base License:

Ownership of a Michigan hunting lisence may or may not be required to apply, purchase, or earn points for game tags.

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BIG GAME Tag Application Fees

Application fees are non-refundable. The State of Michigan uses these funds to support wildlife conservation.

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BIG GAME Tags

TAG FEES paid at the time of issuance (if selected):

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*Prices may vary. Please check the Michigan State Wildlife website for the most up to date information.

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