Indiana Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 15 – January 10, 2021

Resident License Fees:

$17

Non-Resident License Fees:

Annual $80
5-Day $31

Special Permits:

Game Bird Habitat Stamp $6.75

State Drought Monitor – Upland hunting conditions are often highly dependent upon moisture for both habitat production and bird survival.

Purchase License Online

Visit State DNR Website

*prior to hunting, always verify all local rules and regulations with the appropriate state agencies because these laws are continually changing and are often area specific



Ring-Necked Pheasant

Indiana Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 1 – December 15, 2020

Limits: 2 per day


Bobwhite Quail

Indiana Bobwhite Quail Season

North of 74: November 1 – December 15, 2020

Limits: 4 per day

South of 74: November 1 – January 10, 2021

Limits: 8 per day


Ruffed Grouse

Indiana Ruffed Grouse Season

Season Suspended in 2017

Private Land: October 1 – December 31, 2014

Public Land: October 1 – November 14, 2014

*only open in some counties

Limits: 2 per day


Woodcock

Indiana Woodcock Season

October 15 – November 28, 2020

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession