MDC Permits

The permits, unless noted otherwise on the permit itself, are valid from the date of purchase through the last day of February.

Apprentice Hunter Authorization (2)


THIS IS NOT A PERMIT TO HUNT. To allow the purchase of firearms hunting permits (except the Youth Deer & Turkey Hunting Permit) by persons born on or after January 1, 1967, and at least sixteen (16) years of age without display of a hunter education certificate card. The holder of this authorization also must purchase a firearms hunting permit and hunt in the immediate presence of an appropriately licensed adult age 18 or older who is hunter education certified. (Mentor does not need to be hunter-education certified if born before January 1, 1967.) This authorization may be purchased annually for no more than two (2) permit years (March 1 through the last day of February).


Season Dates
Badger 11/15/2014 - 01/31/2015
Beaver and Nutria:Trapping 11/15/2014 - 03/31/2015
Bobcat 11/15/2014 - 01/31/2015
Bullfrog and Green Frog 06/30/2014 - 10/31/2014
Common Snipe 09/01/2014 - 12/16/2014
Coyote:Hunting 05/12/2014 - 03/31/2015
Coyote:Trapping 11/15/2014 - 01/31/2015
Crow 11/01/2014 - 03/03/2015
Deer:Archery 09/15/2014 - 11/14/2014

11/26/2014 - 01/15/2015
Deer:Firearms (Main Portion) 11/15/2014 - 11/25/2014
Deer:Firearms, Alternative Methods 12/20/2014 - 12/30/2014
Deer:Firearms, Antlerless:In open areas 11/26/2014 - 12/07/2014
Deer:Firearms, Urban:In open areas 10/10/2014 - 10/13/2014
Deer:Firearms, Youth 11/01/2014 - 11/02/2014

01/03/2015 - 01/04/2015
Dove 09/01/2014 - 11/09/2014
Fox (Red or Gray) 11/15/2014 - 01/31/2015
Geese:Light Geese Conservation Order 02/01/2014 - 04/30/2014
Groundhog 05/12/2014 - 12/15/2014
Mink 11/15/2014 - 01/31/2015
Opossum 11/15/2014 - 01/31/2015
Otters and Muskrats 11/15/2014 - 02/20/2015
Pheasant:Northern Zone 11/01/2014 - 01/15/2015
Pheasant:Southeast Zone 12/01/2014 - 12/12/2014
Pheasant:Youth:Northern Zone 10/25/2014 - 10/26/2014
Quail 11/01/2014 - 01/15/2015
Quail:Youth 10/25/2014 - 10/26/2014
Rabbit:Hunting 10/01/2014 - 02/15/2015
Rabbit:Trapping 11/15/2014 - 01/31/2015
Raccoon 11/15/2014 - 01/31/2015
Sora and Virginia Rails 09/01/2014 - 11/09/2014
Squirrel 05/24/2014 - 02/15/2015
Striped Skunk 11/15/2014 - 01/31/2015
Turkey:Archery 09/15/2014 - 11/14/2014

11/26/2014 - 01/15/2015
Turkey:Fall Firearms 10/01/2014 - 10/31/2014
Turkey:Spring 04/21/2014 - 05/11/2014
Woodcock 10/15/2014 - 11/28/2014

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