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Pure Michigan Hunt
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 Richard Austin, Robert E. Beaudry and Nathan Whitmore, 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, 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 - MI Chapter
12-gauge shotgun in Mossy Oak Bottomland Camo
National Wild Turkey Federation
NWTF turkey hunting vest, personalized turkey box call, wild turkey cooperator patch
National Deer Association
NDA Herd Monitoring Kit
MI United Conservation Clubs
Membership, subscription to Michigan Out-Of-Doors Magazine, merchandise, Cooking Wild Game and Fish with Chef Milos cookbook
MI Duck Hunters Association
Framed and matted Michigan duck stamp print
Rocky Mt. Elk Foundation
Eberlestock backpack, annual supporting membership
Rocky Mt Elk Foundation
Michigan Outdoor News
1-year subscription to each winner, Outdoor News Print of the Year, Outdoor News hat.
MI Trappers and Predator Callers
Traps, calls, DVD and more
Bear Creek Hunt Club
Half-day, fully-guided, 5 bird pheasant hunt
Custom-made shooting ear plugs
Saginaw Field & Stream Club
$100 in Cabela's gift cards for each winner
St. Clair Flats Waterfowlers, Inc.
Jet Sled and YETI Mugs!
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
Commemorative Bucks of MI
5-year membership - includes free trophy entry for any qualifying deer, bear, elk or turkey
Wild game hanger/cutting board and gill cleats
Holland Doctors of Audiology
Peltor Sport Tactical Electronic Earmuffs and assortment of 20 Best Shooters Earplugs