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Indiana General Hunting Season's Dates

Indiana Hunting Seasons 2023-2024

FURBEARERS

  • Red & Gray Fox

    • Oct. 15, 2023 - Feb. 28, 2024
    • No limit
  • Coyote & Striped Skunk

    • Oct. 15, 2023 - March 15, 2024
    • No limit
  • Raccoon & Opossum

    • Nov. 8, 2023 - Jan. 31, 2024
    • No limit
  • Mink, Muskrat & Long-Tailed Weasel

    • Nov. 15, 2023 - Jan. 31, 2024
    • No limit
  • Beaver

    • Nov. 15, 2023 - March 15, 2024
    • No limit
  • Dog Running (Raccoon, Opossum)

    • Chasing season only - no hunting
    • Feb. 1, 2023 - Oct. 25, 2023
    • Not applicable

WILD TURKEY

  • Youth Spring

    • April 20, 2024 - April 21, 2024
    • 1 bearded or male turkey per hunter in youth/spring
  • Spring

    • April 24, 2024 - May 12, 2024
  • Fall Archery (statewide)

    • Oct. 1, 2023 - Oct. 29, 2023
    • 1 turkey of either sex per hunter each fall
  • Dec. 2, 2023 - Jan. 7, 2024

  • Fall Firearms

    • Oct. 18, 2023 - Oct. 29, 2023 (see Wild Turkey for counties)

DEER

  • Reduction Zone*

    • Sept. 15, 2023 - Jan. 31, 2024 (see Deer Regulations for Reduction Zones)
    • See Deer Seasons, Licenses, & Equipment for deer season bag limits
  • Youth

    • Sept. 23, 2023 - Sept. 24, 2023
  • Archery

    • Oct. 1, 2023 - Jan. 7, 2024
  • Firearms

    • Nov. 18, 2023 - Dec. 3, 2023
  • Muzzleloader

    • Dec. 9, 2023 - Dec. 24, 2023
  • Special Antlerless Firearms

    • Closed
      • Designated counties or portions of counties (formerly Urban Deer Zones)

GAME BIRDS

  • Pheasant (cock only)

    • Nov. 1, 2023 - Dec. 15, 2023
    • 2 per day
  • Quail

    • North of Interstate 74*

      • Nov. 1, 2023 - Dec. 15, 2023
      • 4 per day*
    • South of Interstate 74**

      • Nov. 1, 2023 - Jan. 10, 2024
      • 8 per day**
  • Crow

    • July 1, 2023 - Aug. 15, 2023
    • No limit
    • Dec. 13, 2023 - March 1, 2024

SMALL GAME

  • Squirrel (Gray & Fox)

    • Aug. 15, 2023 - Jan. 31, 2024
    • 5 per day
  • Rabbit

    • Nov. 1, 2023 - Feb. 28, 2024
    • 5 per day
  • Green Frog & Bullfrog

    • June 15, 2023 - April 30, 2024
    • 25 per day
  • Game Turtles*

    • July 1, 2023 - March 31, 2024
    • 4 per day**
    • The possession limit for small game species is two times the daily bag limit.

WATERFOWL & MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS

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