- Subscribe to Elk hunting updates from Michigan DNR
- Michigan Elk: Past and Present Michigan's native elk disappeared around 1875. Today's elk herd dates back to 1918, when seven western animals were released near Wolverine. The last elk survey in January of 2014 estimated the herd to be at 668, which is within the population goal of 500-900.
- Final Michigan Elk Management Plan - April 2012
- Elk Management Advisory Team Recommendation Report
- Elk Management Brochure
- Elk Viewing Brochure
- Check Elk Chances Follow the above link to E-License and click on "Check Elk Chances" in the left column.
- Hunting Applications and Drawings View hunting application dates, drawing results, remaining licenses and more.
Note: Drawing notification postcards will no longer be sent by mail. Click this link to view your drawing results online.
- Firearms legal for hunting elk
- Historical Elk Drawing Results Table of elk drawing results since 1984.
- Check Your Wildlife Lab Results Hunters that have left wildlife tissue samples or deer heads with the DNR for testing, can check out the test results online. Test results will be posted 7-10 days after the samples are submitted.