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You could win an outdoor *prize package from our generous sponsors, as well as licenses for *elk, bear, spring and fall turkey, antlerless deer, and the first pick at a managed waterfowl hunt area! Don't miss out on your shot at Michigan's ultimate hunt!

Each $5 Pure Michigan Hunt application helps fund Michigan's wildlife habitat restoration and management. To find out more about what your hunting license and applications dollars are accomplishing, see the Wildlife Division's annual reports

*Prize package subject to change. Only Michigan residents are eligible to obtain the elk license. Non-residents can transfer the elk license to a resident of their choice. 

Congratulations to the 2023 Pure Michigan Hunt winners!
Applications for the drawing that takes place in January 2024 are on sale now.

Buy PMH applications online FAQs

To purchase an application as a gift, create an account using your ID and information. If your gift application is selected as one of the winners in January, just tell us your purchase was a gift and who the intended recipient was. The prize package and the licenses then become theirs. If purchasing for multiple people, make a separate purchase for each person and save the time of the purchase for each recipient.  

The generous sponsors of the Pure Michigan Hunt

Ducks Unlimited Logo Small

Ducks Unlimited - MI Chapter

14th year of sponsorship

12-gauge shotgun in Mossy Oak Bottomland Camo

Ducks Unlimited - Michigan
National Wild Turkey Federation Logo Small

National Wild Turkey Federation

14th year of sponsorship

NWTF turkey hunting vest, personalized turkey box call, wild turkey cooperator patch

National Wild Turkey Federation
MWL MUCC Logo

MI United Conservation Clubs

13th year of sponsorship

Membership, subscription to Michigan Out-Of-Doors Magazine, merchandise, Cooking Wild Game and Fish with Chef Milos cookbook

Michigan United Conservation Clubs
Michigan Duck Hunters Association (MDHA) Logo

MI Duck Hunters Association

12th year of sponsorship

Framed and matted Michigan duck stamp print

Michigan Duck Hunters Association
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Logo Small

Rocky Mt. Elk Foundation

12th year of sponsorship

Eberlestock backpack, annual supporting membership


Rocky Mt Elk Foundation
Outdoor News Logo - PMH Sponsor

Michigan Outdoor News

11th year of sponsorship

1-year subscription to each winner, Outdoor News Print of the Year, Outdoor News hat.

Michigan Outdoor News
Bear Creek Hunt Club Logo

Bear Creek Hunt Club

10th year of sponsorship

Half-day, fully-guided, 5 bird pheasant hunt
Bear Creek Hunt Club
Hearing Life Logo

Hearing Life

10th year of sponsorship

Custom-made shooting ear plugs

Hearing Life
Saginaw Field & Stream Club Logo

Saginaw Field & Stream Club

10th year of sponsorship

$100 in Cabela's gift cards for each winner

Saginaw Field & Stream Club
Buck Baits and Deer Camp Coffee Logos

Buck Baits

8th year of sponsorship

Estrus Max Doe In Heat Urine Lure (ATA Seal of Participation), Elk Cow In Heat Estrus Urine Lure (ATA Seal of Participation),  Set of Cover Scents, Scent Wicks, Buck Bait logoed hat, Buck Bait logoed decal sticker, 3 blends of Deer Camp Coffee (official licensed Realtree product), 16 oz. Deer Camp coffee logoed mug, Deer Camp Coffee logoed decal

Buck Baits
Commemorative Bucks of Michigan Logo

Commemorative Bucks of MI

7th year of sponsorship

5-year membership - includes free trophy entry for any qualifying deer, bear, elk or turkey

Commemorative Bucks of Michigan
Hangry Brand Logo

Hangry Brand

3rd year of sponsorship

Wild game hanger/cutting board and gill cleats

Hangry Brand
Holland Doctors of Audiology Logo

Holland Doctors of Audiology

3rd year of sponsorship

Peltor Sport Tactical Electronic Earmuffs and assortment of 20 Best Shooters Earplugs

Holland Doctors of Audiology