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Game species information
Before you go
Please see the latest rules and regulations pertaining to hunting and trapping as well as species-specific information.
Report All Poaching
If you witness a natural resource violation, report it immediately. You can do this by texting or calling 800-292-7800, phone lines are open 24/7. You can also use the online poaching complaint form (for complaints within Michigan only).
Wildlife Conservation Order
For a full list of regulations and legal descriptions of hunting unit boundaries, see the Wildlife Conservation Order.
Most people do not cut or harm trees on public land and they pick up their used ammunition cartridges and casings. It's the right thing to do and it's the law.