Disabled Deer Hunt

Discussion in 'Michigan Whitetail Deer Hunting' started by starky, Jan 29, 2009.


  1. Do any of you guys know if the Oct. disabled deer hunt is always the third weekend. I have some planning to do already. Anyone specifically at the DNR maybe?
     
  2. 3.101g Special firearm disabled hunter deer hunting days, season established, participation
    requirements, limits defined.
    (1) The special firearm deer hunt for disabled hunters shall be a total of 4 days starting the Thursday prior to the
    third Saturday in October and for 3 days thereafter
    upon privately owned lands, or public lands requiring an access
    permit and open to the special firearm deer hunt for disabled hunters by lottery.
    (2) Individuals wishing to participate in the special firearm deer hunt for disabled hunters shall be eligible if one
    of the following applies:
    (a) A person is in possession of a permit issued by the department to hunt from a standing vehicle.
    (b) A veteran with 100 percent disability as defined by the United States department of veterans affairs.
    Documentation from the United States department of veterans affairs indicating 100 percent disability shall be in the
    possession of a veteran participating in this hunt.
    (c) A resident rated by the United States department of veterans affairs as individually unemployable.
    Documentation from the United States department of veterans affairs indicating this rating shall be in the possession
    of a veteran participating in this hunt.
    (d) A blind person, as defined by section 1 of Act No. 260 of the Public Acts of 1978, being section 393.351 of
    the Michigan Compiled Laws.
    (3) Eligible individuals wishing to participate in the special firearm deer hunt for disabled hunters on public land
    must apply for a permit through a lottery system in accordance with instructions provided by the land manager.
    (4) Except as already provided in section 40114, part 401, wildlife conservation, Act No. 451 of the Public Acts of
    1994, being section 324.40114 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, authorizing the taking of a deer of either sex by
    persons with a permit to hunt from a standing vehicle, all regulations of state law and this order regarding the taking,
    possession, transportation, and storage of deer during a firearm deer season shall apply to a person participating in
    this hunt.

    http://www.michigan.gov/documents/ChapterIII_128581_7.pdf
     

  3. Yes. The 3rd weekend. Check out:

    http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10363_10913---,00.html

    100% disabled veterans can hunt during the youth hunt. Or should I say, youth can hunt during the 100% disabled veterans hunt :lol:
     

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