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Michigan Deer Hunting

Looking for success this deer season? We’ve pulled together resources to get you started. Find licenses, digests, maps and more to get out and enjoy hunting this fall. Everything you need in one place – except for the actual deer.

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Buy a license

Purchase your base license and tags safely and easily using our online license system.

Covers of the hunting, fall turkey and fur harvester digests.

Hunting Digest

Get current hunting rules and regulations including season dates and hunting zones.

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Learn to hunt

Find information on how to get started hunting, plus tips and tricks to help you in your hunt.

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Where to hunt

Find options for where to hunt across the state, including both private and public lands.