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 11/15/2015 - 01/31/2016
Bobcat 11/15/2015 - 01/31/2016
Bullfrog and Green Frog 06/30/2015 - 10/31/2015
Coyote:Hunting 05/11/2015 - 03/31/2016
Deer:Archery 09/15/2015 - 11/13/2015

11/25/2015 - 01/15/2016
Deer:Firearms (Main Portion) 11/14/2015 - 11/24/2015
Deer:Firearms, Alternative Methods 12/19/2015 - 12/29/2015
Deer:Firearms, Antlerless:In open areas 11/25/2015 - 12/06/2015
Deer:Firearms, Urban:In open areas 10/09/2015 - 10/12/2015
Deer:Firearms, Youth 10/31/2015 - 11/01/2015

01/02/2016 - 01/03/2016
Fox (Red or Gray) 11/15/2015 - 01/31/2016
Groundhog 05/11/2015 - 12/15/2015
Mink 11/15/2015 - 01/31/2016
Opossum 11/15/2015 - 01/31/2016
Pheasant 11/01/2015 - 01/15/2016
Pheasant:Youth 10/24/2015 - 10/25/2015
Quail 11/01/2015 - 01/15/2016
Quail:Youth 10/24/2015 - 10/25/2015
Rabbit:Hunting 10/01/2015 - 02/15/2016
Rabbit:Trapping 11/15/2015 - 01/31/2016
Raccoon 11/15/2015 - 01/31/2016
Squirrel 05/23/2015 - 02/15/2016
Striped Skunk 11/15/2015 - 01/31/2016
Turkey:Archery 09/15/2015 - 11/13/2015

11/25/2015 - 01/15/2016
Turkey:Fall Firearms 10/01/2015 - 10/31/2015


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