2012 Michigan Antlerless Deer Hunting Digest (HTML)
See a PDF version of the 2012 Antlerless Deer Hunting Digest.
Application Period: July 15 - August 15, 2012
Apply here for an antlerless deer hunting license.
Drawing results will be posted September 5.
For application assistance, call 517-373-1263.
- Michigan's youth hunting laws have changed to allow
youth of any age to hunt with adult supervision. See
the Mentored Youth Hunting Program section.
- The season purchase limit for antlerless deer licenses has increased to five statewide (except DMU 486 and DMU 487 have no season limit).
- Youth and 100% Disabled Hunt dates have changed.
- Combination and firearm deer licenses can be used to harvest antlerless and antlered deer in DMU 487.
- Review the DMUs open and closed to antlerless hunting carefully, as changes occur to some DMUs each year.
- Report sick or dead deer at www.michigan.gov/wdm
or to the DNR Wildlife Disease Lab at 517-336-5030.
REPORT ALL POACHING - Call 800-292-7800
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The Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state's natural and cultural resources for current and future generations.
The Natural Resources Commission provides a strategic framework for the DNR to effectively manage the State's natural resources. The NRC works closely with a broad cross-section of constituents to advise the DNR on continuous improvement of resource management policy.
Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division
P.O. Box 30444
Lansing, MI 48909
Report All Poaching: 800-292-7800
DNR Operations Service Centers
Funding the Wildlife Division
Facts You Should Know
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources provides equal opportunities for employment and access to Michigan's natural resources. Both state and federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, sex, height, weight or marital status under the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 as amended (MI PA 453) and MI PA 220, Title V of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act). If you believe that you have been discriminated against in any program activities, or facility, or if you desire additional information, please write: Human Resources, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 30028, Lansing, MI 48909-7528 or the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, Cadillac Place, Suite 3-600, 3054 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48202 or the Division of Federal Assistance, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Mail Stop MBSP-4020, Arlington, VA 22203.
For information or assistance on this publication, contact the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 30444, Lansing, MI 48909-7944. This publication is available in alternative formats upon request.
NOTICE: This brochure is not a legal notice, nor a complete collection of hunting regulations and laws. It is a condensed guide issued for hunters' convenience. Copies of Wildlife Conservation Orders can be obtained from the DNR website at www.michigan.gov/dnrlaws.