Indiana Hunting Seasons – Updated

Welcome to the Indiana Hunting Seasons page. Updated US Hunting Seasons for 2022-2023.

As part of our comprehensive guide to US Hunting Seasons By State on this page you will find out “When Is Hunting Season for Indiana?”

There is also general information on the different hunting seasons for a wide range of wild game species. You will find links to the relevant State Authority so you can make sure you have all the correct legal obligations in place before you start your hunt.

The Indiana hunting season website describes the hunting in this State as follows:

“Looking to open up a new realm of hunting opportunities this year? Con-sider hunting the more-than 145,000 acres of Indiana’s State Forests. From Clark to Yellowwood, and Salamonie River to Harrison-Craw-ford, Indiana’s 11 State Forests provide a smorgasbord of wildlife habitats guaranteed to please almost any hunter.”

IMPORTANT. All care has been taking in preparing this hunting season information for you. Please check the relevant State Authority’s Website for further information and any changes to current US Hunting Season Regulations. We have provided a link to each States hunting season website for your convenience.

Indiana Deer Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2022-2023*

Firearms Nov 16-Dec 1
Muzzleloader Dec 7-22
Youth Hunt Sept 28-29
Bow Oct 1-Jan 5
Reduction Zone Hunt Sept 15-Jan 31
Antlerless Special Season Dec 26-Jan 5

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Indiana Turkey Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2022-2023*

Spring Firearms April 22-May 10
Fall Firearms Oct 16-27
Fall Bow Oct 1-27 & Dec 7-Jan 5
Spring Youth April 18-19

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

 Indiana Small Game Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2022-2023*

Red & Gray Fox Oct 15- Feb 28
Coyote & Skunk Oct 15- Mar 15
Raccoon Nov 8- Jan 31
Opossum Nov 8- Jan 31
Rabbit Nov 1- Feb 28

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

Indiana Game Bird Hunting Season

Hunting Category

Hunting Season 2022-2023*

Pheasant Nov 1-Dec 15
Quail Nov 1-Jan 10
Crow July 1-Aug 15 & Dec 13-March 1

* Season dates may vary by zone. Please check the relevant State Authority Website.

I hope you have found this State hunting season information helpful in planning your next great hunting adventure. Please feel free to share this page with your hunting buddies. In addition to these US Hunting Seasons by State pages, you may be interested in these posts.

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Good Luck!!