Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recent executive orders issued in Michigan, we are encouraging hunters to hunt close to home. If you have already purchased and have in your possession a 2020 spring turkey kill tag for an area far from home, go to Michigan.gov/HuntLocal to convert your existing tag into Hunt 0234.
Once you fill out the form and hit the SUBMIT button, you’ll be assigned a unique confirmation number that you can write on your current 2020 Spring Turkey kill tag that will convert it into a Hunt 0234 tag, allowing you to hunt in your chosen hunt area closer to home. Learn more.
Please check our DNR COVID-19 Response webpage for the latest information, and our COVID-19 FAQ webpage for answers to many of your questions on fishing, hunting, trails, parks, burn permits, camping and more.
Wild Turkey Patch
- Turkey Cooperators Patch
Michigan’s wild turkey patch program is coordinated by the Michigan chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, in partnership with the DNR.
Youth up to age 17 with a valid turkey hunting license may receive a free patch.
To receive a patch please send name, complete address, and legible copy of the youth’s valid wild turkey hunting license to:
National Wild Turkey Federation, Wild Turkey Patch Program
P.O. Box 45
Reed City, MI 49677
Subscribe to Turkey Hunting Updates:
Updates will include hunting regulation changes and general hunting information that affects turkey hunters. Emails will be sent periodically.
To receive hunting application reminders via text message, text, "MIDNR HUNTAPP" to "468311." You will receive an application reminder the day they go on sale, midway through the application period, and on the last day they're available. You will also receive a text when application results have been posted.