Permission to Use State Lands -

Application Process

Guiding on State-Owned Lands

  • As a public service to the hunting guides and the hunting public, the Department of Natural Resources is providing the following directory to help put Michigan sportspersons in contact with a hunting guide authorized to do business on department-administered lands. This listing is provided solely as a convenience, and the department does not endorse or certify a guide's knowledge or ability. Guides desiring to be added to the list should complete the Guide Application/Permit to Use State Land or contact Casey Reitz, Wildlife Division Permit Specialist at 517-284-6210 or email at

  • Information on Commercial Hunting Guides Using State Lands