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Deer Season Dates

  • Archery: September 15 - December 15, 2021 (closes December 8 in WMU A)
  • Muzzleloader: October 30 - November 9, 2021 Statewide
  • Firearms: November 10 - December 5, 2021 (closes November 28, 2021 in WMU A)
  • Youth Deer Weekend: October 23 - 24, 2021

*Note that this is a biennial season setting year and WMU specific either-sex days will not be approved until later this spring.

Archery
Any deer Sept. 15-Dec. 8 WMU A-Note: Archery deer season ends one week early.
Any deer Sept. 15-Dec. 15 B-M
Muzzleloader
Antlered deer only Oct. 30–Nov. 9 A, B, C1, C2, D1, D2E, E, F
Any deer Oct. 30 G2, I1, I2
Antlered deer only Oct. 31–Nov. 9
Any deer Oct. 30–Oct. 31 J1
Antlered deer only Nov. 1–Nov. 9
Any deer Oct. 30–Nov. 2 D2W, J2
Antlered deer only Nov. 3–Nov. 9
Any deer Oct. 30–Nov. 3 G1
Antlered deer only Nov. 4–Nov. 9
Any deer Oct. 30–Nov. 9 L, M
Any deer Oct.30–Nov. 1 H1, H2, K
Antlered deer only Nov.2–Nov.9
Firearms
Antlered deer only Nov. 10–Nov. 28 WMU A—Note: Firearm deer season ends one week early.
Antlered deer only Nov. 10–Dec. 5 B, C1, C2, D1, D2E
Any deer Nov. 10–Nov. 12 H1, H2, J2, K
Antlered deer only Nov. 13–Dec. 5
Any deer Nov. 10–Nov. 11 J1
Antlered deer only Nov. 12–Dec. 5
Any deer Nov. 10–Nov. 13 D2W
Antlered deer only Nov. 14–Dec. 5
Any deer Nov. 10–Nov. 14 G1
Antlered deer only Nov. 15–Dec. 5
Any deer Nov. 10–Nov. 19 L, M
Antlered deer only Nov. 20–Dec. 5
Any deer Nov.10 E, F, G2, I1, I2
Antlered deer only Nov. 11–Dec. 5
Special Permits
Special Permits Antlerless deer only 2,000 Permittees in Unit L
4,000 Permittees in Unit M
Youth Hunt
Any Deer Oct. 23 & 24 any deer statewide
 
Deer Baiting October 20–November 17 WMU A-L
  September 15–December 15 WMU M