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WAYNEDALE WOODS AND WATERS---OUR GREAT OUTDOORS

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HUNTING SEASON DATES ANNOUNCED

Mark your calendar and plan time off for upcoming Indiana hunting and trapping seasons.
Hunting season dates:

Squirrel North of US 40: Aug. 15, 2003 - Dec. 31, 2003 South of US 40: Aug. 15, 2003 - Jan. 31, 2004‑

Ruffed Grouse Oct. 1, 2003 - Dec. 31, 2003

Deer Early Archery: Oct. 1, 2003 - Nov. 30, 2003

Firearms: Nov. 15, 2003 - Nov. 30, 2003

Muzzleloader: Dec. 6, 2003 - Dec. 21, 2003

Late Archery: Dec. 6, 2003 - Jan. 4, 2004

Pheasant Nov. 7, 2003 - Dec. 21, 2003

Quail North of SR 26: Nov. 7, 2003 - Dec. 21, 2003 South of SR 26: Nov. 7, 2003 - Jan. 15, 2004

Wild Turkey April 21, 2004 - May 9, 2004

Rabbit Nov. 7, 2003 - Jan. 31, 2004

Crow July 1, 2003 - Aug. 15, 2003 Dec. 13, 2003 - Mar. 1, 2004

Frogs‑June 15, 2003 - April 30, 2004

Red and Gray Fox, Coyote Oct. 15, 2003 - Feb. 28, 2004

Raccoon and Opossum Nov. 8, 2003 - Jan. 31, 2004

 

TRAPPING SEASON DATES

Beaver Nov. 15, 2003 - March 15, 2004

Weasel, Mink, Muskrat Nov. 15, 2003 - Jan. 31, 2004

Skunk Oct. 15, 2003 - Jan. 31, 2004

Coyote Red and Gray Fox Oct. 15, 2003 - Jan. 31, 2004

Raccoon and Opossum Nov. 15, 2003 - Jan. 31, 2004

Indiana's early migratory bird hunting seasons will be announced in late July.‑ Waterfowl seasons will be announced in late August.

Purchase hunting licenses online and download Indiana's Hunting & Trapping Guide at:
http://www.wildlife.IN.gov

Wild Bulletin provides information about Indiana's natural resources and recreation.

 

INDIANA HUNTING AND TRAPPING GUIDE AVAILABLE

Guide includes applications for reserved hunts - Aug. 4 is deadline for dove hunt applications Indiana's 2003-04 Hunting and Trapping Guide is now available at many sporting goods shops, retail stores and DNR properties throughout the state.

The free guide includes information on hunting and trapping season dates and regulations, as well as applications for reserved hunts.

The first reserved hunt application deadline is Aug. 4 for dove hunts on DNR properties.‑ The reserved dove hunts are held each year starting the first two days of the mourning dove season, typically Sept. 1-2. Official dove season dates are set in late summer.‑ The hunts are offered at the following DNR properties: Hardy Lake, (812) 794-3800 - Huntington Reservoir, (260) 468-2165 Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area, (219) 843-4841 - Kankakee Fish and Wildlife Area, (574) 896-3522 - Kingsbury Fish & Wildlife Area, (219) 393-3612 - Minnehaha Fish and Wildlife Area, (812) 268-5640 Mississinewa Reservoir, (765) 473-6528 - Pigeon River Fish and Wildlife Area, (260) 367-2164 - Salamonie Reservoir, (260) 468-2125 - Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area, (219) 285-2704 - Winamac Fish and Wildlife Area, (574) 946-4422.

For more information on reserved hunts, call the property where you wish to hunt.

To request a copy of Indiana's Hunting and Trapping Guide, send your mailing address to:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Or call 317-232-4080.

The guide is also available online at:
http://www.IN.gov/dnr/fishwild/huntguide1/hunting1.htm

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