What Are Some of the Different Hunting Seasons Established by the DNR in Indiana?

What Are Some of the Different Hunting Seasons Established by the DNR in Indiana?

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources divides hunting seasons into broad categories, including furbearers, woodland big game, woodland small game, upland game and miscellaneous game. Additional divisions include archery, firearms, trapping and muzzle-loaders.

Hunters can access annual hunting and trapping season dates and guidelines via the link to a PDF document on the DNR homepage, as of 2015. Furbearers hunting season includes red and gray fox, coyote, striped skunk, raccoon and opossum. Trapping seasons also include red and gray fox, coyote, beaver, mink, muskrat and river otter.

Woodland big game seasons include wild turkey and deer, while small game seasons include squirrel and upland game consists of rabbit and grouse. Hunters may also take in-season crow, green frog and bullfrog.