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Deer management units map
Deer Management Units are defined geographical areas that break the state up into smaller pieces, allowing us to make strategic management decisions concerning Michigan’s deer herd based on habitat and other considerations, such as land ownership and weather conditions in each area.
Additionally, DMUs serve as boundaries for hunters who take part in various deer hunts throughout the season.
Antlerless deer information
A universal antlerless deer license entitles hunter to take an antlerless deer on public or private land in any deer management unit open to antlerless deer hunting in all deer seasons. No application is needed. Hunters of any age may purchase universal antlerless deer licenses, including youth. For more information on antlerless hunting in the Upper Peninsula, antlerless deer harvest is restricted in new DMUs 351 and 352 (see page 60-61 of the Hunting Digest).