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This course is a combination of the traditional hunter education and the traditional bow hunter education courses. Students will receive both hunter education certification and bow hunter education certification. The main purpose of the combination course is to provide a convenient option for students wanting both courses. Topics covered include understanding wildlife management, wildlife identification, ethics, laws and regulations, firearms safety and handling, bow hunting techniques, archery equipment, and tree stand safety. 

Additional Information


In order to purchase a hunting license in Michigan, an individual born on or after January 1, 1960, is required to successfully complete an approved hunter education course. Michigan’s combination course is taught by a dedicated core of certified volunteer instructors and Michigan conservation officers. 

About the Class: 
  • In person, traditional classroom setting including hands on training 
  • Minimum of 16 hours over a minimum of two days 
  • Written test (80% or better to pass) and practice assessment (pass/fail) 
  • Maximum $10 fee 
  • No minimum age requirement; however, students under 10 years of age shall be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or other adult approved by parent or legal guardian. 
Managed & Approved by:

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

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Jun 2022

Combination Course (Hunter Education and Bow Hunter Education) - Traditional Course

Registration Open 39 of 45 seats remaining


Ingalls Forest Iosco Conservation District
1789 Bischoff Road
Tawas City, MI 48763
Date & Times:
Jun 23, 2022 12:00PM - 5:00PM EDT
Jun 24, 2022 12:00PM - 5:00PM EDT
Jun 25, 2022 8:00AM - 3:00PM EDT

Taught by:

Dale E Willett