Baiting and Feeding

  • Rules for Baiting and Feeding Deer

    doe and fawn in a fieldIn Michigan, baiting is not allowed in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, Oscoda, Ingham, Clinton, Shiawassee, Eaton and Ionia counties. Feeding of any kind is not allowed in all of DMU 487, or in Ingham, Clinton, Shiawassee, Eaton and Ionia counties.

  • What is the Difference Between Supplemental Feeding and Baiting?
  • Black Bear BaitingBear hunters may use fish or fish products, meat or meat products or bakery products to bait bears in the upper and lower peninsulas.
  • Upper Peninsula Supplemental Feeding Program Permits allowing private citizens and sportsmen's groups in the Upper Peninsula to provide supplemental feed for deer during the winter months are issued by local wildlife biologists under certain provisions.