Indiana Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

Indiana Bow hunting Season,Regulations and license fees

Indiana is a state that has a geography that is quite interesting as it largely varies according to its different parts. Some of its regions are flat having low rolling hills and other regions that are along Lake Michigan are mainly sand ridges and dunes. 

Whereas, the southern part of the state consists of deeper valleys and more rugged, hilly terrain. These diverse landscapes are home to a vast variety of hunting animals and birds. 

Indiana has ranked consistently among the top states that are suitable for hunting Boone and Crockett whitetail. 

Indiana Bowhunting Season

Bowhunting Category Months

(Youth Hunt)

Sept. 25-26
Deer (Archery) Oct. 1-Jan. 2
Turkey (Fall Archery) Oct. 1-31 and Dec. 4-Jan. 2
Turkey (Spring General Season) Apr. 27-May 15
Turkey (Spring Youth Season) Apr. 23-24

License Fee In Indiana

Category License Type Fee
Annual Hunting Resident $20
Deer License Bundle Resident $91
Deer Archery (Archery Season) Resident $39
Annual Hunting Nonresident $90
Youth Annual Hunting Nonresident $20
Deer License Bundle Nonresident $550
Deer Archery (Archery Season) Nonresident $240
Youth Deer Archery (Archery Season) Nonresident $39

Total Area And Regulations For Hunting By the State

Those who are fond of hunting can utilize over 502,000 acres of public hunting lands in Indiana. Some regulations of the state include longbows, compound bows or recurve bows, and arrows. Hunters must use a bow having a minimum of 35 pounds of pull. Hunters should also keep in mind that not a single fraction of the bow’s riser, any track, trough, arrow rest, or other device that attaches to the bow’s riser can guide the arrow from a point back beyond the bow’s brace height.

Fun Facts About Bow Hunting In the State

Since white-tailed deer are found in abundance in the state of Indiana. Interestingly, only male deer grow antlers, which they shed each year and replace with brand new ones.

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