Indiana Hunting News

Indiana Early Archery Season Outlook Good
DNR deer research biologist Chad Stewart expects a banner year for early archery deer season, which runs Oct. 1 through Nov. 30.
Indiana Shooting Range Closing Aug 1
Clark State Forest shooting range to close, Aug. 1
Youth Shooting Event in Indiana
Mississinewa Reservoir will host a free, non-competitive shooting event for kids at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 19.
Indiana Apprentice License Effective July 1
Indiana DNR director Robert E. Carter Jr. calls the recently approved "apprentice license" an opportunity for novice hunters of any age to try hunting before having to make large investments in time or equipment.
Indiana's 2007 Deer Reduction Hunt Slots Full
All spots are filled for the deer reductions that will be held at the 19 DNR properties that will temporarily close to the general public Dec. 10-11.
Indiana Archery in Schools Program Good for Students
Indiana is one of nine states participating in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) to determine how the program affects student grades, behavior and school attendance.
Indiana DNR Offers Shotgun and Pistol Classes
Basic Pistol Discipline and Basic Shotgun Discipline, both of which are 10-hour courses and include classroom and range time, will be held at J. Edward Roush Lake shooting range, starting May 1.
Indiana DNR Offers Turkey Hunting Basics Course
Learn turkey hunting basics from calls to decoys to blinds and equipment, at O'Bannon Woods State Park, April 14, 1 to 4 p.m.
Indiana Offers Outdoors Woman Event
Learn outdoor skills, such as camping, canoeing, fishing and mountain biking, at Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, May 4-6. Registration begins March 1 for the event at Ross Camp near West Lafayette, Indiana.
Indiana DNR Asks Hunters to Feed Hungry
This fall, DNR officials are asking Indianapolis-area deer hunters to help feed the hungry by donating their harvests to the Hunters Feeding the Hungry program. The DNR is partnering with Second Helpings and Prison Enterprises Network (PEN) Products to make this possible.