If you plan to provide fish guiding services on inland water bodies and any part of your guided trip will include the use of DNR-managed public land you must receive permission by filling out the application below (this includes using DNR boating access sites, having lunch or using the restrooms on public land such as a state park or state forest land, etc.).
Please note: No new fish guide permits will be issued for guiding services on the Pere Marquette River system. The number of permitted fishing guides on the Pere Marquette River system has been capped.
If you have questions please contact:
Lori Ruff, 989-275-5151 x 2722006