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Hunters may apply for a reserved hunt online by visitinghunting.IN.gov and clicking on the “Reserved Hunt Information” link, beginning July 1st.

The online method is the only way to apply.

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All applicants must possess a valid hunting license for the species they’d like to hunt. All applications must be completed by the application deadline to be eligible for the drawing. Hunters will be selected through a random drawing. All drawing results will be posted at wildlife.IN.gov within a week after application deadlines.

Dove Hunt Draw
Online application must be completed by July 27.

Available properties for 2015 are Blue Grass, Jasper-Pulaski, Kankakee, Kingsbury, Pigeon River, Willow Slough, and Winamac Fish & Wildlife Areas, and Salamonie Lake.

Due to flooding during the sunflower growing season, J.E. Roush Lake, LaSalle and Willow Slough will not be in the 2015 draw.

Deer Creek Fish & Wildlife Area (FWA) Deer Hunt
Online application must be completed by Aug. 17.

Deer Creek FWA Upland Hunt
Online application must be completed by Aug. 17

Military/Refuge Firearm and Archery Deer Hunt Draw
Online application must be completed by Aug. 24. Hunts on military/refuge properties may be canceled at any time.

State Park Deer Reduction Hunts
Online application must be completed by Aug. 24.

Youth Firearm Deer Hunt at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge
Online application must be completed by Aug. 24.

T.C. Steele Firearm Deer Hunt
Online application must be completed by Aug. 24.

Pheasant Hunt Draw
Online application must be completed by Sept. 28. Adults should not apply for the Nov. 7 hunt. Nov. 7 is reserved for youth (17 and younger) only.

Applications for waterfowl draw hunts begin in late August. Pheasant put-and-take and state park goose will be available in September.

To view all DNR news releases, please see dnr.IN.gov.