LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan hunters have about a month to apply for licenses to pursue antlerless deer.

The Department of Natural Resources says the application period has begun and will continue through Aug. 15.

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Hunters can seek one license in any open deer management unit statewide. A nonrefundable $5 fee is charged.

Hunters may apply for either one private-land or one public-land license online, or at any authorized license agent or DNR Customer Service Center.

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Young hunters, ages 9-16, can purchase one junior antlerless deer license over the counter through Aug. 15. A 9-year-old must be 10 by Sept. 26 to purchase the license.

Any leftover antlerless deer licenses not issued in the drawing will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Sept. 9, until license quotas are met.


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