OUTDOOR CALENDAR





SEPT. 1-30
Early Canada Goose hunting season.
SEPT. 10-OCT. 26
Bear hunting season in Upper Peninsula and North Baldwin
BMU. Consult DNRE guide for specifics.
SEPT. 10-12
Outdoor Weekend’s 3-D Championships. Part of annual Woods-
N-Water News Outdoor Weekend, Eastern Michigan
Fairgrounds, Imlay City. Friday, youth championship for ages
9-15. Saturday is team championship, Sunday is individual
open championship. Must register by Sept. 3. Details: 517-
524-7230.
SEPT. 15-NOV. 14
Fall wild turkey hunting season for permit holders.
SEPT. 16-20
Early firearm antlerless-only deer hunting season.
SEPT. 17-OCT. 26
Bear hunting season in Lower Peninsula. Consult DNRE guide
for specifics.
SEPT. 18-19
Youth waterfowl hunting season.
SEPT. 25-26
Youth and Disabled Veterans deer hunting season.
OCT. 1
Recreation Passport available to MIchigan residents for $10 per
registered vehicle or $5 per registered motorcycle. Replaces
resident annual state park and boating access site permits.
By checking YES on vehicle registration, 58 percent savings
realized for unlimited access to all Michigan state parks, local
parks, boating access sites and state forests. Details:
www.michigan.gov/recreationpassport
OCT. 1-OCT. 14
Archery deer hunting season.
OCT. 9-31
Pheasant hunting season in Zone 1.

OCT. 14-17
Disabled deer hunting season.
OCT. 20-NOV. 14
Phesant hunting season in Zones 2 and 3.
NOV. 15-30
Firearm deer hunting season.
DEC. 1-JAN. 1
Archery deer hunting season second segment.
DEC. 3-12
Muzzleloader deer hunting season in Zone 1.
DEC. 10-19
Muzzleloader deer hunting season in Zone 2.
DEC. 13-19
Muzzleloader deer hunting season in Zone 3.
DEC. 19-JAN. 1
Late firearms antlerless deer hunting season.
ONGOING
72-hour fishing license. Available for residents and non-residents
for $21, $9 for senior residents. Valid for all species. Details:
www.michigan.gov/fishing
ONGOING
Feral hog harvesting. Licensed hunters and landowners may take
feral hogs at any time. Hunters or individuals with concealedcarry
permits may take swine running loose on public land or
on private land with landowner permission. Landowners may
take hogs on their property at any time. Details: www.michigan.
gov.dnre
BOWLING PIN SHOOT
Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club, 2010 Lake George Rd.
Saturday, Oct. 23, pins at 50 feet, shotguns allowed, birdshot
only. Pistol calibers only, no magnums. $5 for members, $10
non-members. Details: 248-628-1583.
NOW UNTIL DEC. 31
Hunter Education Instruction. Class sign up is first Monday of
every month. No early sign ups. First class dates starts
depending on which Monday sign up is recorded. Class runs
6:30-9:30 p.m. Class limited to 50 students. Donation: $7.
Details: Lapeer County Sportsmen’s Club, 810-724-6579.


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