Hunting in Michigan

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27 hunting trips from 3 outfitters starting from $2,200

27 hunts
$2,200 starting from
3 animals
1321km to the nearest trip

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About hunting in Michigan

Michigan consists of two peninsulas, the Lower and the Upper, separated by the Straits of Mackinac, a channel that joins Lake Huron to Lake Michigan. Surrounded by four of the five Great Lakes, Michigan has the longest freshwater coastline of any state or province in the world. The Lower Peninsula is relatively flat, but the Porcupine Mountains in the western part of the Upper Peninsula rise to about 2,000 feet. Hunting is a way of life in the state of Michigan. Generations of hunters have made a tradition out of heading to deer camps in the scenic, heavily forested Upper Peninsula (known as “the U.P.”) every fall. The Great Lakes State has a huge white-tailed deer population, but because the state is so heavily hunted, it’s not easy to find large, mature bucks. The largest deer are typically found in the Lower Peninsula, especially in the farmland areas in the southern part of the state. The former world-record 8-point whitetail was killed in 2001 in Hillsdale County. The buck scored 180 3/8 inches. The 8-point record was broken recently by an Illinois 8-pointer that scored 183 1/8 inches. With so much freshwater coastline, waterfowl hunting opportunity abounds. Saginaw Bay and the St. Clair River Flats are famous destinations for hunting diving ducks, but there are many areas to hunt geese and puddle ducks as well, including wood ducks on beaver ponds in the Upper Peninsula and geese in the Lower Peninsula’s Wetland Wonders. Michigan is among the leading states in the nation for upland bird hunting, particularly ruffed grouse and woodcock, and hunts for wild turkeys and small game are very popular. There is a thriving population of black bears in Michigan, and licenses are available through a drawing. In 2017, 7,140 bear licenses were issued across 10 bear management units. Michigan also has a huntable population of elk, with just 200 licenses issued last year through a drawing. Anyone who hunts in Michigan must first purchase a base license. Once a hunter has a base license other licenses can be purchased for various species. Learn more about hunting in Michigan at

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Whitetail Deer 160-180" '21

Whitetail Deer 160-180" '21 United States

We specialize in trophy deer hunts ranging from 140 inches to 350 inches. We maintain high quality ground and elevated blinds that are both comfortable and productive. The prices below are for general information only and subject to change with or without notice. 140 to 150 inches = $3,500 150 to 160 inches = $4,500 160 to 180 inches = $6,500 180 to 200 inches = $7,500 200 inches and over are priced per deer. Please contact for details No Trophy Fees No Time Limit No Hassle Guided services are available free of charge We offer full accomodations with our hunt packages including food lodging, field dressing, and our guides. Processing for whitetail is $75 and processing for elk is $200 Hunts are 2 full days with a $250 a night lodge fee every day after that until harvest is successful.

Trip duration: 2 days

Hunting season: 15 Aug 2021 1 Jan 2022

Package price $6,500 for 2 days, 1 hunter
Whitetail Deer 171"-180"

Whitetail Deer 171"-180" United States

We have some of the best cover for hunting trophy Whitetails. We hunt hardwood ridges, creek bottoms and food plots. We have for your comfort enclosed muddy 10′ tower blinds and 2-man ladder stands positioned perfectly for hunting our trophy deer. We also have blinds set up for handicap hunters that have ramps and can accommodate 2-wheelchairs and a guide or cameraman. Your fee includes: one-on-one guided hunt, meals, beverages, lodging and daily housekeeping. Your guide will skin and quarter your deer preparing your harvest for you to take home, caping head and removing antlers will be an additional $100. Local meat processing and taxidermy available and will be the responsibility of the hunter. Our hunting season runs from September 1st to March 1st and no license is required. We can comfortably accommodate one to four hunters for hunts that can be customized for durations of one to four days.

Trip duration: 4 days

Hunting season: 1 Sep 2020 1 Mar 2021

Package price $5,500 for 4 days, 1 hunter
Feb. Whitetail buck up to 140"

Feb. Whitetail buck up to 140" United States

These are 3.5 day 3 night hunts! You will come in late morning or early afternoon, zero in your gun and then hunt in one of 11 elevated heated blinds, spend the night in the hunters house and hunt again in the morning and throughout the day until successfully finding the Buck you want.

Trip duration: 2 days

Hunting season: 1 Feb 2021 28 Feb 2021

Package price $4,000 for 2 days, 1 hunter

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