We set out to create the most simplified guide to Indiana hunting seasons for 2022-2023.
Want to find out season dates, learn about regulations and bag limits, understand license requirements, and get access helpful links?
Then you’ll love the info outlined in today’s guide. Let’s dive right in.
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Arizona regulates its hunting seasons by region, and many of its hunts are by lottery permit only. For these reasons, it is important to visit the Arizona Game and Fish Department website for additional details before heading out to hunt. Season dates vary by zone, specifically for Rocky Mountain and Desert bighorn sheep.
Gray and Fox Squirrel: August 15 - January 31
Pheasant: November 1 - December 15
Quail: November 1 - January 10
Rabbit: November 1 - February 28
Crow: July 1 - August 15, December 13 - March 1
Eastern Snapping Turtle, Smooth & Spiny Soft shell Turtle: July 1 - March 31
Green Frog and Bullfrog: Jun 15 - April 30
See the map below for a breakdown of Indiana's hunting zones:
Indiana bag limits vary by weapon and zone so please refer to the official site for details.
Unless exempt an individual must have signed a digital deer hunting, resident youth hunt/ trap, lifetime comprehensive hunting or lifetime comprehensive hunting/fishing license when hunting deer on public or private land.
Hunting hours: Legal hunting hours for all deer seasons are from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.
The hunter orange is required on public and private land.
An antlered deer must have at least one antler that is at least three inches long.
It is illegal to hunt from a permanent tree blind on state-owned or state-leased lands.
It is illegal to use snares, salt, and bait to take deer.
Shotguns, handguns, rifles with legal cartridges, muzzleloading long guns, and muzzleloading handguns are legal during the firearms season. Only muzzleloading firearms are legal during the muzzleloader season.
Official State Site:https://secure.in.gov/apps/dnr/portal/home