Indiana Hunting News

Indiana Youth Deer Hunt Includes 16-17 Year Olds
Individuals allowed to participate in Indiana's two-day youth deer season, September 26-27, have been expanded to include 16- and 17-year-olds for the first time.
Public Hearing for Indiana Deer Hunting Changes
A public hearing on a number of potential changes to deer-hunting and hunter-education related administrative rules is scheduled for Aug. 13 at the Canyon Inn at McCormick's Creek State Park.
Indiana State Park Deer Reduction Hunts
Applications for participation in state park deer reductions are available at online. Two reduction efforts will be held-Nov. 16-17 and Nov. 30-Dec. 1. Application deadline for both is Aug. 28.
Indiana's License Changes Take Effect July 1
Outdoor enthusiasts can take advantage of several new hunting, fishing and trapping licenses, effective July 1.
Indiana State Parks Offers Chance to Win
Sign up as a Facebook fan of Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs before May 31, and you'll not only get to share pictures and stories, suggest sites to visit, and find out what's coming up all across the state at DNR properties, you'll be eligible to win prizes valued up to $50.
Indiana DNR Open Houses in March and April
Interested Hoosiers can share their views on the operation, funding and staffing of Indiana's state forests during the DNR Division of Forestry's series of open houses in March and April.
Indiana Deer Remain CWD Free
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) was not detected in the 862 deer collected during the DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife's 2008 CWD sampling.
Indiana Fall Turkey Harvest Success
Indiana hunters killed 610 wild turkeys during the 2008 fall wild turkey hunting season. Wild turkeys were killed in 57 of the 74 counties open to turkey hunting during the season, which ran from Oct. 1 to 19.
Indiana Deer Reduction Hunts Successful
Volunteer hunters took 13 percent more deer this year than they did in 2007 during two two-day reduction hunts at 17 state parks.
Indiana Deer Season Outlook
Favorable weather and a few other factors could combine to produce a record harvest this deer firearm season, which opens Nov. 15.