All season dates on this page are effective for the current license year, which runs from September 1st to August 31st Deer and Bear Hunting · Turkey Hunting Seasons · Future Big Game Hunting. Hunters can chase white-tailed deer during regular and archery seasons, as well as muzzle-loading season. Are you planning a vacation or a trip? Find out the future dates of the season on the Future Big Game Hunting Seasons page. To determine what hunting implements are allowed in your area, see Legal Big Game Hunting Implements.
Archery equipment is legal during magazine and barrel seasons, muzzle loading equipment is legal during gun season. Seasonal recaps for deer, moose, bears and more. These are summaries only; see the corresponding regulation brochure for more information. Modern deer hunting seasons with firearm, archery and muzzle and baggage limits.
Moving to a different county within the same deer hunting unit does not increase the hunter's bag limit. Hunters looking for ducks, moorhens, geese and brant can view dates and bag limits for waterfowl seasons and a special youth waterfowl hunt. Possum, porcupine, weasel, red squirrel, skunk, ground squirrel, groundhog, Russian wild boar, wild pigeons, starlings, and house sparrows can be caught year-round with a valid Michigan hunting license. See the Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide for more information on these seasons, as well as sand crane and other goose seasons.
There is a hunting season open at all times on public and private land from August 1 to March 31 of each year. Get all your hunting information here, including hunting season dates, rules and regulations, and more.