Muzzleloader Deer Season Begins in Michigan
Muzzleloader deer season begins in Michigan today.
Zone 1 (Upper Peninsula) and Zone 3 (southern Michigan) are the areas open for the 2012 muzzleloader deer season.
Zone 2 (northern Lower Peninsula) will have muzzleloader season from December 14-23.
The DNR would like to remind hunters to have the appropriate licenses when hunting, either a firearm deer license or combination deer license is required.
Also, only hunters with a certified disability license can use a crossbow or a modified bow during muzzleloader season in the Upper Peninsula.
Make sure to wear your required hunter orange when you're out hunting.
For more information about hunting in Michigan, visit www.michigan.gov/hunting.