The application period runs through June 1. A total of 200 elk and 7,140 bear licenses will be available for this year's seasons. Hunters can apply online, or at any authorized license agent or DNR Customer Service Center. Applications cost five-dollars.
A base license is not required to purchase an application. Only Michigan residents are eligible to apply for an elk license. Bear licenses are available for both residents and nonresidents. To learn more visit www.michigan.gov/dnr.