Updated as of 2/14/2023 - "An individual hunting deer with a muzzleloading firearm during the muzzleloading deer season shall only possess or carry afield, or take a deer with a crossbow, muzzleloading rifle, muzzleloading shotgun, or black-powder pistol, loaded with black-powder or a commercially manufactured black-powder substitute."
"Muzzleloading firearms are considered
unloaded when the cap is removed or priming powder is removed from the pan,
or when the battery is removed on electronic systems. The ball and powder can
remain in the barrel."
MICHIGAN MUZZLELOADER HUNTING SEASONS
Muzzleloader Deer Hunts
Hunt dates will be provided when the new hunters digest is released later this year. Rules for 2022 remain in effect until July 31st, 2023.
MICHIGAN MUZZLELOADER HUNTING SEASON REGULATIONS
Muzzleloaders must be loaded with black powder or a commercially manufactured black powder substitute
- See Regs for area restrictions
This information is subject to change, for more information visit: Michigan Hunting Regulations
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