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Thumb Area Outdoors - Hunting

Thumb Area Outdoors is your source for outdoor sports and activities in the Thumb.


Trophy Pages

  • Big Game (deer, elk, etc)
  • Birds (turkey, waterfowl, etc)
  • Fish
  • Furbearers


    DNR Shows (segmented)

  • 2018-09-28 DNR Show Fall Edition.mp3

  • 2018-09-11 DNR Show Fall Edition.mp3

  • 2018-04-26 DNR Show Spring Fishing Edition.mp3

  • 2018-04-12 DNR Show Spring Turkey Edition.mp3


    Important Hunting Dates

    Hunting Seasons for 2016-2017

    Dates vary by zone. Please check with your Local DNR office for more info

    Species Season Dates
    Black Bear Sept 10-Oct 26 (Check with local DNR for specific dates for the county you are hunting in)
    Cottontail Rabbit and Snowshoe Hare Sept 15-Mar 31
    Crow Aug 1-Sept 30 & Feb 1-Mar 31
    Early Antlerless Firearm Sept 16-17
    Youth and 100 Percent Disabled Veterans Sept 16-17
    Independence Hunt Oct 19-22
    Archery Oct 1-Nov 14 & Dec 1-Jan 1
    Regular Firearm Nov 15-30
    Muzzleloading Dec 1-17
    Late Antlerless Firearm Dec 18-Jan 1
    Elk Aug 30-Sept 2, Sept 16-19, Sept 30-Oct 3, Dec 10-18, Jan 18-22
    Pheasant (male only) Oct 20-Nov 14, Dec 1-Jan 1
    Quail Oct 20-Nov 14
    Ruffed Grouse Sept 15-Nov 14 & Dec 1-Jan 1
    Sharp-tailed Grouse Oct 10-31
    Squirrel Fox and Gray
    (black phase included)
    Sept 15-Mar 1
    Wild Turkey Sept 15-Nov 14 & Apr 17-May 31
    Woodcock Sept 23-Nov 6

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