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Fall hunting season is approaching quickly and Michigan offers millions of acres of public land to explore.
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LANSING — Hunters are flocking to Michigan woods and fields for what wildlife biologists say should be a productive firearms deer season.

The season runs from Wednesday through Nov. 30.

Chad Stewart of the Department of Natural Resources says relatively mild weather over the past year is a good sign for deer fitness and fawn survival. He says hunter success rates should be as good as those of 2016, or even slightly better.

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Stewart says deer numbers are rebounding in parts of the Upper Peninsula after recent harsh winters. But because they remain low in some areas, a few additional U.P. management units will be open to antlerless hunting.

A bigger harvest also is expected in the northern Lower Peninsula.

An online tool at www.mi.gov/mihunt can help locate good deer hunting spots.