A Michigan deer combo license is a special hunting license that allows hunters to harvest two deer during the hunting season. This license includes two kill tags, one regular and one restricted. The regular kill tag can be used to harvest any deer, while the restricted kill tag can only be used to harvest an antlerless deer in certain areas during the archery season.
Here we have mentioned Rules, Price and other updates for Michigan Deer Combo License 2023
Eligibility: Both residents and nonresidents can purchase a deer combo license.
Price: The cost of a deer combo license varies depending on residency status:
Senior (65+): $46
Kill Tags: The deer combo license comes with two kill tags:
- Regular kill tag: Can be used to harvest any deer.
- Restricted kill tag: Can only be used to harvest an antlerless deer in certain areas during the archery season.
Season Validity: The deer combo license is valid for use during the archery, firearm, and muzzleloader seasons.
Harvest Limits: There is a statewide limit of two antlered deer (except for one in DMU 117). You can use both kill tags in the firearm seasons, both in archery, or one in each season.
Antler Point Restrictions (APRs): Antler point restrictions apply to hunters who purchase two deer licenses. APRs vary by Deer Management Unit (DMU).
Purchase Locations: Deer combo licenses can be purchased online through the Michigan DNR website or at authorized license dealers.
Here are some additional things to keep in mind about the Michigan deer combo license:
- You can only purchase one deer combo license per year.
- You must choose, at the time of purchase, if you want the opportunity to harvest one or two antlered deer (except DMU 117).
- You must report your harvest within 24 hours of harvesting a deer.
- You must comply with all other deer hunting regulations.
For more information about the Michigan deer combo license, please visit the Michigan DNR website or contact your local DNR office.