2005 - Indiana
will open its first fall turkey hunting season
this year. The season will be Oct. 1-23 for
archery equipment, and firearms may be used
Oct. 19-23 in a few counties.
The fall limit is one bird,
All or parts of 60 counties
will be open for the archery hunt. The five-day
firearm season will be open in Brown, Clark,
Crawford, Dearborn, Dubois, Floyd, Franklin,
Greene (east of the White River), Harrison,
Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Lawrence, Martin,
Monroe, Ohio, Orange, Owen and Perry counties.
Check this state page for
all of the details on which counties are open.
---- Oct. 1, 2005 - Oct. 23, 2005
Firearm ---- Oct. 19, 2005 - Oct. 23, 2005
Fall Bag Limit
The fall bag
limit is one turkey of either sex per hunter
for the entire fall season, irrespective of
Turkey Hunting Regulations
Bag limit one
wild turkey of either sex per fall season
irrespective of weapon.
1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset.
Fall turkey license (resident and non-resident)
plus game bird habitat stamp or comprehensive
licenses (lifetime and youth) or license exemptions:
landowners and residents on active military
Fish and Wildlife Areas and
Reservoirs Those state properties with
high hunter use or high spring hunter demand,
may limit or disallow fall turkey hunting
All other regulations pertaining
to spring turkey hunting apply (e.g. shot
sizes, gauges, non-electironic decoys allowed,
no electronic calls, no baiting and no dogs).
Fall archery date
Oct. 1 to the end of the fall turkey gun season.
A county may be opened if it harvested more
than 30 birds in the spring or if it is surrounded
by counties with a greater than 30 bird spring
harvest and the county has been open to spring
hunting for more than five years.
The fall gun season date will
be the first Wednesday after Oct. 14 and extending
four more consecutive days through the following
Sunday (five days). To open a county, the
county must have greater than 25 percent forest
cover in the open hunting range, greater than
75 percent of the county open to spring hunting
during the previous 5 years and the countys
spring harvest must be greater than 200 birds.