Reserve a Spot for Put-and-Take Pheasant Hunting

(UNDATED) – You can purchase a reserved spot for put-and-take pheasant hunting on designated DNR properties starting at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7.

The cost is $30 per reservation.

Participating properties this year include: Atterbury, Glendale, J.E. Roush Lake, Pigeon River, Tri-County, Willow Slough, and Winamac Fish & Wildlife Areas. 

You can make your reservation online and click on Reserved Hunts. You do not need to log in or have an online account to purchase a reservation.

Reservations are non-refundable, but can be transferred to another person. All hunters are required to have a current Indiana Hunting License and Gamebird Habitat Stamp to participate in pheasant hunting.

Harvest Information Program (HIP) registration

If you don’t already have your Harvest Information Program (HIP) number for the 2019-20 migratory bird seasons, register now online or by calling 866-671-4499. It’s easy to register online and there’s no cost for using either method. 

Gamebird seasons begin Sept. 1

Hunting seasons for rail (sora only), mourning doves, and snipe open Sept. 1. Check out this year’s season dates for early migratory gamebirds.