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2017-2018 Michigan Hunting Seasons

A tradition for many families, hunting is an exciting escape into nature. Your reward of patiently waiting in a tree stand or hunting blind is the satisfaction of taking responsibility for your own food, or finally bagging that trophy buck. Discount Ramps has all the hunting dates for Michigan, and the necessary hunting equipment to ensure a successful year.

This is a general guide to season dates. Dates are subject to change. For more information, visit the Michigan Department of Natural Resources website.

Deer

Hunt Type First Day Last Day
Early Antlerless Firearm Sept. 16, 2017 Sept. 17, 2017
Liberty Hunt *Youth & Hunters With Disabilities Hunt* Sept. 16, 2017 Sept. 17, 2017
Independence Hunt *Hunters With Disabilities Hunt* Oct. 19, 2017 Oct. 22, 2017
Archery Oct. 1, 2017 Nov. 14, 2017
Archery Dec. 1, 2017 Jan. 1, 2018
Regular Firearm Nov. 15, 2017 Nov. 30, 2017
Late Antlerless Firearm Dec. 18, 2017 Jan. 1, 2018

Muzzleloading

Zone First Day Last Day
Zone 1 Dec. 1, 2017 Dec. 10, 2017
Zone 2 Dec. 1, 2017 Dec. 10, 2017
Zone 3 Dec. 1, 2017 Dec. 17, 2017

Wild Turkey

Season First Day Last Day
Spring Season April 17, 2017 May 31, 2017

Woodcock

First Day Last Day
Sept. 23, 2017 Nov. 6, 2017

Oppossum, Porcupine, Weasel, Red Squirrel, Skunk, Ground Squirrel, Woodchuck, Feral Swine, Feral Pigeons, Starling, House Sparrows

May be taken year-round with a valid Michigan hunting license.

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