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2018-19 Indiana Hunting Seasons

Furbearers

Hunting Dates

Limit

Red and Gray Fox Oct. 15, 2018 – Feb. 28, 2019 No limit
Coyote, Striped Skunk Oct. 15, 2018 – March 15, 2019 No limit
Raccoon, Opossum Nov. 8, 2018 – Jan. 31, 2019 No limit
Dog Running (Raccoon, Opossum) Feb. 1, 2018 – Oct. 25, 2018 Not applicable
Feb. 1, 2019 – Oct. 25, 2019

Woodland Game

Hunting Dates

Limit

Wild Turkey
Youth Spring April 20-21, 2019 1 bearded or male turkey in spring
Spring April 24 – May 12, 2019
Fall Archery (statewide) Oct. 1 – Oct. 28, 2018 1 bird of either sex for the fall archery and firearm combined
Dec. 8, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019
Fall Firearms Oct. 17 – 28, 2018
(see Wild Turkey Regulations for counties)
Deer
Reduction Zone * Sept. 15, 2018 – Jan. 31, 2019

(see Deer Regulations for Reduction Zones)

See Deer Seasons, Licenses, & Equipment for deer season bag limits
Youth Sept. 29 and 30, 2018
Archery Oct. 1, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019
Firearms Nov. 17, 2018 – Dec. 2, 2018
Muzzleloader Dec. 8 – 23, 2018
Special Antlerless ** Dec. 26, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019
Squirrel (gray and fox) Aug. 15, 2018 – Jan. 31, 2019 5 per day

Upland Game

Hunting Dates

Limit

Pheasant (cock only) Nov. 1 – Dec. 15, 2018 2 per day
Quail
North of Interstate 74* Nov. 1 – Dec. 15, 2018 4 per day*
South of Interstate 74** Nov. 1, 2018 – Jan. 10, 2019 8 per day**
Rabbit Nov. 1, 2018 – Feb. 28, 2019 5 per day

Miscellaneous

Hunting Dates

Limit

Crow July 1 – Aug. 15, 2018 No limit
Dec. 13, 2018 – March 1, 2019
Frog (bull and green only) June 15, 2018 – April 30, 2019 25 per day
Game Turtles * July 1, 2018 – March 31, 2019 4 per day