Thursday, July 16, 2020

Michigan: 2020 antlerless deer applications on sale now

Apply for an antlerless deer hunting license now through Aug. 15

You may apply only once and must choose to apply for either a public-land OR private-land license (not both). Applications are $5.

Apply for a reserved deer hunt through Aug. 15.

  • Opportunities for individuals with disabilities are available at Sharonville State Game Area.
  • Opportunities in DMU 273 (Shiawassee) are available for any licensed hunter.
  • Limited opportunities for archery-only antlerless hunts in Humbug Marsh Unit of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge.
  • Apply online at or anywhere licenses are sold.

Drawing results will be posted Aug 31.


When getting your antlerless application, don’t forget to pick up an application or two for the Pure Michigan Hunt to get your shot at elk, bear, antlerless deer, turkey and more!

DNR COVID-19 RESPONSE: For details on affected DNR facilities and services, visit this webpage. Follow state actions and guidelines at