There are four types of CBM members:
- Regular members who comprise the majority of members
- Life members who have purchased a lifetime membership
- Honorary members designated by the board of directors
- Official members comprised of the directors, official measurers, and appointed chairmen of CBM
Regular memberships are a privilege available to all sportsman who support and abide by federal wildlife and Michigan game laws, and accept the purposes and objectives of CBM and agree to support the same. Regular memberships are available for periods of one, two, and five years, payable in advance and renewable.