Mitchell State Park - Bear Hunting Clinic, July 29

Date:  July 29, 2018  
Time:  09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Location: Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center, 6087 E M-115, Cadillac, MI 49601

Contact: Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center, 231-779-1321

black bear

Students will learn the ins and outs of bear hunting with experienced hunters and Michigan Department of Natural Resources educators. The class will cover habitat, gear, stand placement, baiting, rules and regulations, carcass care, and hide care. Participants will spend about four to five hours in the classroom, then hit the trail to learn how to place a stand and bait in the woods.

Registration is required.

Cost is $30, which includes door prizes donated by the Michigan Bear Hunters Association, a DNR pear patch and lunch.

Register for the July 29 bear hunting clinic.

This class also will be offered Aug. 5 and Aug. 11.

For more information, contact Edward Shaw at 231-779-1321 or

The Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center is located in Mitchell State Park. A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Mitchell State Park.

This class is part of the Department of Natural Resources Outdoor Skills Academy, which offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. Learn more at