The drunken boating laws are among several signed in recent months that will launch new programs or have other implications for Michigan residents.
Bear hunters will tell you that a good way to attract a bear is to put out bait. And in 10 states, including Michigan and Wisconsin, that’s perfectly legal. Hunting dogs are another useful technique in the bear-hunter’s toolkit, and 17 states say that’s just fine.
Hunters who want elk or bear licenses have just over a month to file an application.