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Guides and Digests

Please note: hunting digests and the fishing guide are condensed collections of rules and regulations for hunters' and anglers' convenience. The Wildlife Conservation Order and Fisheries Orders contain full listings of regulations and legal descriptions, including the boundaries of management units for each species during their regular hunting or fishing seasons.

Download and use on the go

Keep hunting and fishing regulations with you as you go into the field or on the water. These videos explain how to conveniently access hunting digests or the fishing guide on your smartphone or mobile device, and take them with you wherever you go.

Recreation handbooks

Michigan handbook of boating laws and responsibilities

Handbook of Boating Laws

A comprehensive handbook defining Michigan's boating laws and regulations, navigation rules, weather emergencies, encountering other vessels and much more. 

handbook of Michigan ORV laws

Handbook of ORV Laws

A comprehensive handbook defining ORV laws and regulations, safety information, vehicle operation, riding instructions, and much more.

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