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Pure Michigan Hunt applications are on sale from March 1 - December 31. You could win a *prize package worth thousands, 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 our 2022 Pure Michigan Hunt winners!

David Pruden - Okemos, MI

Chris Boyce - Holland, MI

Jeffrey Shembarger - Berrien Center, MI

2023 Pure Michigan Hunt applications are on sale from

March 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022

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The generous sponsors of the Pure Michigan Hunt

Bear Creek Hunt Club Logo

Bear Creek Hunt Club

9th year of sponsorship

Half-day, fully-guided, 5 bird pheasant hunt
Bear Creek Hunt Club
Buck Baits and Deer Camp Coffee Logos

Buck Baits

7th 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

6th year of sponsorship

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

Commemorative Bucks of Michigan
Dick Williams Gun Shop, Inc. Logo

Dick Williams Gun Shop, Inc.

8th year of sponsorship

Henry Golden Boy .22 Long Rifle

Dick Williams Gun Shop, Inc.
Ducks Unlimited Logo Small

Ducks Unlimited - MI Chapter

13th year of sponsorship

12-gauge shotgun in Mossy Oak Bottomland Camo

Ducks Unlimited - Michigan
Hangry Brand Logo

Hangry Brand

2nd year of sponsorship

Wild game hanger/cutting board and gill cleats

Hangry Brand
Hearing Life Logo

Hearing Life

9th year of sponsorship

Custom-made shooting ear plugs

Hearing Life
Holland Doctors of Audiology Logo

Holland Doctors of Audiology

2nd year of sponsorship

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

Holland Doctors of Audiology
Michigan Duck Hunters Association (MDHA) Logo

MI Duck Hunters Association

11th year of sponsorship

Framed and matted Michigan duck stamp print

Michigan Duck Hunters Association
Outdoor News Logo - PMH Sponsor

Michigan Outdoor News

10th year of sponsorship

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

Michigan Outdoor News
Michigan Planners Logo - PMH Sponsor

Michigan Planners

8th year of sponsorship

Hat and Rapid River Knife with Display Stand

Michigan Planners
MWL MUCC Logo

MI United Conservation Clubs

12th 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
National Wild Turkey Federation Logo Small

National Wild Turkey Federation

13th year of sponsorship

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

National Wild Turkey Federation
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Logo Small

Rocky Mt. Elk Foundation

11th year of sponsorship

Yeti Roadie 20 Cooler, annual supporting membership


Rocky Mt Elk Foundation
Saginaw Field & Stream Club Logo

Saginaw Field & Stream Club

9th year of sponsorship

$100 in Cabela's gift cards for each winner

Saginaw Field & Stream Club
Wild Game Dynasty (formerly East Lake Outfitters) Logo Small

Wild Game Dynasty

11th year of sponsorship

Guided turkey hunt, including food and lodging, or same value towards a deer or bear hunt

Wild Game Dynasty