Deer Archery Season Begins Tuesday, Oct. 1

(UNDATED) – Deer archery seasons run from Oct. 1 through Jan. 5, 2020.

Buy an archery license, a crossbow license, or deer bundle license online at INhuntfish.com.

If you’re hunting from a tree stand, remember to use a safety harness to prevent accidental falls.

For more information on bag limits and quotas, visit the Indiana Hunting & Trapping Guide.

Multiple hunting seasons opening in October

The following hunting seasons will open in October:

  • Wild Turkey Fall Archery: Oct. 1 – 27
  • Deer Archery: Oct. 1 – Jan. 5, 2020
  • Woodcock: Oct. 15 – Nov. 28
  • Red and Gray Fox: Oct. 15 – Feb. 28, 2020
  • Coyote and Striped Skunk: Oct. 15 – March 15, 2020
  • Wild Turkey Fall Firearms: Oct. 16 – 27
  • North Zone Goose: Oct. 19 – Nov. 3
  • North Zone Duck: Oct. 19 – Dec. 8
  • Central Zone Duck: Oct. 26 – Nov. 3
  • Central Zone Goose: Oct. 26 – Nov. 10

Youth waterfowl weekends:

  • North Zone: Oct. 12 – 13
  • Central Zone: Oct. 19 – 20
  • South Zone: Oct. 26 – 27

Veteran waterfowl hunting:

  • North Zone: Oct. 12 – 13
  • Central Zone: Oct. 19 – 20
  • South Zone: Oct. 26 – 27

Mourning dove season will close on Oct. 20. Dog running for raccoon and opossum will close on Oct. 25.

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