Rules for Baiting and Feeding DeerIn Michigan, baiting is not allowed in Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, and Oscoda counties. Feeding for recreational viewing is not allowed in all of DMU 487.
Baiting and Feeding Rules VideoDemonstration of how to correctly place hunting bait and an explanation of the rules governing baiting and feeding in Michigan, with the DNR's Deer and Elk Program Leader Brent Rudolph.
Black Bear BaitingBear hunters may use fish or fish products, meat or meat products or bakery products to bait bears in the upper and lower peninsulas.
Upper Peninsula Supplemental Feeding ProgramPermits allowing private citizens and sportsmen's groups in the Upper Peninsula to provide supplemental feed for deer during the winter months are issued by local wildlife biologists under certain provisions. Issuance of supplemental feeding permits depends on location and accumulated snowfall.