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Indiana’s Public Hunting Areas The following properties are open to the public for hunting during legal seasons. Trapping is available at most properties by drawing only. State wetland conservation areas are open to licensed hunters and trappers during legal seasons. Contact the property where you wish to hunt or trap for information on rules and regulations.

Brown Hoosier National Forest Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, dove, turkey, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds, lakes, and streams. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 18,452 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: USDA Forest Service – Hoosier National Forest Contact: (812) 275-5987 Yellowwood State Forest Near Nashville. Hunting for grouse, squirrel, deer, woodcock, turkey. Night hunting for raccoon. Acreage: 23,330 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: (812) 988-7945

Carroll Eller Pond Wetland Conservation Area Near Flora. Hunting for waterfowl. Acreage: 39 Camping: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Winamac FWA, (574) 946-4422

Clark Clark State Forest and Deam Lake State Recreation Area Near Henryville. Hunting for grouse, quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, and turkey. Night hunting for raccoon. Acreage: 24,850 Camping: Yes Shooting range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes, shooting range only Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: (812) 294-4306

Clay Chinook Fish and Wildlife Area Near Terre Haute. Hunting for deer, turkey, quail, rabbit, squirrel, woodcock, ducks and geese. No waterfowl blinds available. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 2291 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes (self-serve) Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Minnehaha Fish and Wildlife Area, (812) 268-5640

Crawford Harrison-Crawford State Forest Near Corydon. Hunting for rabbit, dove, squirrel, deer, turkey, woodcock. Grouse hunting in Crawford County only. Jump shooting for ducks on rivers and ponds. Night hunting for raccoon. Camping in nearby O’Bannon Woods State Park. Acreage: 24,000 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: Harrison-Crawford State Forest (812) 738-8232 Hoosier National Forest Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, dove, turkey, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds, lakes, and streams. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 24,362 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: USDA Forest Service – Hoosier National Forest Contact: (812) 275-5987 Patoka Lake East of Jasper. Hunting for quail, rabbit, dove, squirrel, deer, turkey, grouse, snipe, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds and lake. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 25,583 (8,800 water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (812) 685-2464

Daviess Glendale Fish and Wildlife Area Near Washington. Hunting for quail, rabbit, dove, squirrel, deer, turkey, woodcock. Putand- take pheasant hunting (fee is charged). Waterfowl hunting at lake, marsh blinds, jump shooting on ponds (boats available). Night hunting for raccoon, fox and coyote. Acreage: 8,061 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (812) 644-7711

Dubois Barnes-Seng Wetland Conservation Area Near Jasper. Hunting for waterfowl, raccoon. Acreage: 105 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Glendale FWA, (812) 644-7731 Ferdinand State Forest Near Ferdinand. Hunting for deer, squirrel, and turkey. Night hunting for raccoon. Acreage: 7,700 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: (812) 367-1524 Patoka Lake East of Jasper. Hunting for quail, rabbit, dove, squirrel, deer, turkey, grouse, snipe, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds and lake. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 25,583 (8,800 water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (812) 685-2464

WHERE TO HUNT WHERE TO HUNT 21 Hoosier National Forest Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, dove, turkey, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds, lakes, and streams. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 412 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: USDA Forest Service – Hoosier National Forest Contact: (812) 275-5987

Franklin Brookville Lake Near Liberty. Hunting for quail, rabbit, deer, squirrel, snipe, turkey, woodcock. Duck and goose hunting at main lake and marshes. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 16,445 (5,260 water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: Yes Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (765) 647-2657

Fulton Manitou Islands Wetland Conservation Area – Judy Burton Nature Preserve Near Rochester. Hunting for waterfowl, limited for deer and small game. Acreage: 460 in three tracts Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Winamac FWA, (574) 946-4422

Gibson Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge and Management Area Near Oakland City. Hunting for duck, geese, coot, rail, snipe, dove, quail, pheasant, rabbit, squirrel, deer, turkey, woodcock. Permit required for fox, coyote, raccoon and opossum. Acreage: 5,828 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: Patoka River NWR and MA Contact: (812) 749-3199

Greene Hillenbrand Fish and Wildlife Area North of Linton. Hunting for quail, dove, rabbit, deer, woodcock, turkey. Limited waterfowl hunting on ponds and lakes. Acreage: 3,200 in two tracts (east and west of SR 59) Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes (self-serve) Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Minnehaha FWA, (812) 268-5640 Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area South of Linton. Hunting for quail, rabbit, deer, woodcock, waterfowl. Limited turkey and squirrel hunting. Night hunting for raccoon, fox, coyote. Acreage: 8,064 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Goose Pond FWA, (812) 659-9901 Greene-Sullivan State Forest Near Dugger. Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, turkey, woodcock. Duck and goose hunting available. Acreage: 8,900 Camping: Yes, self-registration required Shooting range: No Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: (812) 648-2810

Harrison Harrison-Crawford State Forest Near Corydon. Hunting for rabbit, dove, squirrel, deer, turkey, woodcock. Grouse hunting in Crawford County only. Jump shooting for ducks on rivers and ponds. Night hunting for raccoon. Camping in nearby O’Bannon Woods State Park. Acreage: 24,000 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: Harrison-Crawford State Forest, (812) 738-8232

Henry Wilbur Wright Fish and Wildlife Area Near New Castle. Hunting for dove, quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, woodcock. Limited waterfowl hunting. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 1,070 Camping: No Shooting range: Yes (selfservice on site) Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (765) 529-9581 Province Pond Wetland Conservation Area Near Mt. Summit. Hunting for dove, quail, rabbit, deer, woodcock and waterfowl hunting on pond and marsh. Waterfowl hunting is by drawing only on regular season opening weekend. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 210 (60 acres water) Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes (self-serve on site) Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Wilbur Wright FWA, (765) 529-9581

Huntington J. Edward Roush Lake (Huntington Reservoir) Near Huntington. Hunting for rabbit, squirrel, deer, snipe, woodcock. Put-and-take pheasant hunting (fee). Waterfowl hunting on ponds, marshes and lake. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Turkey hunting by drawing. Acreage: 8,217 (900 water, 6,000 acres hunting) Camping: Yes Shooting range: Yes Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (260) 468-2165

Jackson Hoosier National Forest Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, dove, turkey, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds, lakes, and streams. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 23,280 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: USDA Forest Service – Hoosier National Forest Contact: (812) 275-5987 Jackson-Washington State Forest Near Brownstown. Hunting for quail, rabbit, dove, squirrel, deer, grouse, turkey, woodcock. Limited waterfowl hunting. Muscatatuck River access. Night hunting for raccoon. Acreage: 18,000 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: (812) 358-2160 Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge At Seymour. Hunting for quail, rabbit and squirrel. Deer hunting by permit only. See mili- WHERE TO HUNT 22 tary/refuge deer hunt information on page 36. Acreage: 7,724 (1,400 open to quail, rabbit hunting and 6,000 open to deer hunting) Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: US Dept. of the Interior, National Wildlife Refuge System Contact: (812) 522-4352

Jasper Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area Near Medaryville. Hunting for quail, rabbit, dove, squirrel, snipe, turkey, woodcock, deer. Duck and goose hunting from blinds and jump shooting (boats available). Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 8,000 Camping: No Shooting range: Yes Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (219) 843-4841 Aukiki Wetland Conservation Area North of Wheatfield. Hunting for small game, turkey, woodcock. Archery hunting only for deer. Limited waterfowl hunting by daily drawing at Jasper-Pulaski FWA. Acreage: 656 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes, for waterfowl Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Jasper-Pulaski FWA, (219) 843-4841

Jefferson Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge Near Madison. Hunting for deer and turkey by pre-season and daily drawings, and squirrel on public-use days. See military/refuge hunt information on p. 36. Acreage: 50,000 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: USFWS Contact: (812) 273-0783

Jennings Crosley Fish and Wildlife Area Near North Vernon. Hunting for quail, turkey, rabbit, squirrel, deer, woodcock. Limited jump shooting for ducks on ponds and small marshes, first come-first served basis. Night hunting for raccoon, coyote and fox. Acreage: 4,228 Camping: No Shooting range: Yes Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (812) 346-5596 Selmier State Forest North of North Vernon. Hunting for rabbit, squirrel, deer, turkey. Day use only. Acreage: 355 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: (812) 346-2286

Johnson Atterbury Fish and Wildlife Area Near Edinburgh. Hunting for quail, turkey, rabbit, dove, deer, squirrel, grouse, woodcock. Put-and-take pheasant hunting (fee is charged). Duck hunting on ponds, small marshes. Goose hunting from designated areas. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 6,206 Camping: No Shooting range: Yes (fee) Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (812) 526-2051 Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center Near Edinburgh. Hunting for quail, turkey, rabbit, squirrel, grouse, deer (archery) and woodcock as military operations allow. Deer (firearms) hunting by permit only. See military/ refuge deer hunt information on page 36. Hunter education required. Acreage: 27,000 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes (at Atterbury Fish and Wildlife Area) Managed by: Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center. Contact: Atterbury FWA, (812) 526-2051

Kosciusko Tri-County Fish and Wildlife Area Near Syracuse. Hunting for dove, turkey, rabbit, squirrel, deer. Put-and-take pheasant hunting (fee is charged). Duck and goose hunting from non-blind locations at ponds and fields. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 3,486 Camping: No Shooting range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR (Division of Fish and Wildlife) Contact: (574) 834-4461 Deniston Resource Area Near Larwill and Pierceton. Hunting for rabbit, squirrel, deer, waterfowl, pheasant, turkey. Acreage: 300 Camping: Yes (primitive, walk-in) Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Tri-County FWA, (574) 834-4461

LaGrange Pigeon River Fish and Wildlife Area Near Mongo. Hunting for furbearers, rabbit, squirrel, deer, dove, turkey, pheasant, snipe, woodcock. Put-and-take pheasant hunting (fee). Duck hunting from water sites and jump shooting. Goose hunting from designated areas. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 11,600 Camping: Yes Shooting range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (260) 367-2164 Turkey Creek Wetland Conservation Area Near Brushy Prairie. Hunting for deer, rabbit and squirrel. Acreage: 6 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Pigeon River FWA, (260) 367-2164

Lake Badal Trust Area Located near Schneider. Hunting for ducks, geese, deer, squirrel. Acreage: 24 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: LaSalle FWA, (219) 992-3019 Beaver Dam Wetland Conservation Area Near Crown Point. Trapping and fishing. No hunting allowed. No parking available. Acreage: 17.6 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: LaSalle FWA, (219) 992-3019

WHERE TO HUNT WHERE TO HUNT 23 LaPorte Fish Lake Wetland Conservation Area Near LaPorte. Hunting for squirrel, deer, turkey, pheasant, rabbit, dove, waterfowl. Acreage: 240 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Kingsbury FWA, (219) 393-3612 Galena Wetland Conservation Area Near LaPorte. Hunting for squirrel, turkey, deer, waterfowl. Acreage: 165 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Kingsbury FWA, (219) 393-3612 Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area Near LaPorte. Hunting for deer, squirrel, turkey, rabbit, pheasant, dove. Waterfowl hunting from blinds and jump shooting. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 7,120 Camping: No Shooting range: Yes (Fee) Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (219) 393-3612/Shooting Range: (219) 393-1128

Lawrence Hoosier National Forest Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, dove, turkey, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds, lakes, and streams. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 16,244 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: USDA, Forest Service – Hoosier National Forest Contact: (812) 275-5987

Marshall Maxinkuckee Wetland Conservation Area South end of Lake Maxinkuckee. Limited hunting for waterfowl. Acreage: 76 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Fish and Wildlife Contact: Winamac FWA, (574) 946-4422 Menominee Wetland Conservation Area Near Plymouth. Hunting for deer, turkey, small game, and waterfowl. Acreage: 958 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Winamac FWA, (574) 946-4422

Martin Martin State Forest Near Shoals. Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, and turkey. Night hunting for raccoon. Acreage: 8,066 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: (812) 247-3491 Hoosier National Forest Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, dove, turkey, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds, lakes, and streams. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 9,550 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: USDA, Forest Service – Hoosier National Forest Contact: (812) 275-5987

Miami Frances Slocum State Forest Southeast of Peru. Hunting for deer, squirrel, rabbit. Turkey hunting by drawing. Night hunting for raccoon. Acreage: 508 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: Mississinewa Reservoir, (765) 473-6528 Mississinewa Lake Southeast of Peru, south of Wabash. Hunting for rabbit, deer, squirrel, quail, woodcock, snipe. Duck and goose hunting on ponds, lake, and river. Night hunting for raccoon, opossum, coyote, and fox. Turkey hunting by drawing. Acreage: 14,386 (3,210 water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (765) 473-6528

Monroe Monroe Lake Near Bloomington. Hunting for quail, rabbit, grouse, squirrel, turkey, deer, snipe, dove, woodcock. Duck and goose hunting on ponds, marshes, and main lake. Night hunting for fox, coyote, and raccoon. Acreage: 23,952 (10,750 water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (812) 837-9546 Hoosier National Forest Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, dove, turkey, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds, lakes, and streams. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 19,007 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: USDA, Forest Service – Hoosier National Forest Contact: (812) 275-5987

Morgan Morgan-Monroe State Forest Near Martinsville and Bloomington. Hunting for quail, squirrel, deer, grouse, turkey. Night hunting for raccoon. Acreage: 25,561 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: (765) 342-4026

Newton Conrad Savanna Nature Preserve Between LaSalle FWA and Willow Slough FWA. Hunting for deer only during firearms season and muzzleloader season. Bonus antlerless licenses are permitted. Report harvest information to LaSalle FWA. Acreage: 440 Camping: No Shooting Range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Nature Preserves

WHERE TO HUNT 24 Contact: LaSalle Fish and Wildlife Area (219) 992-3019 LaSalle Fish and Wildlife Area Near Lake Village. Hunting for quail, turkey, rabbit, pheasant, squirrel, deer, woodcock, dove. Duck and goose hunting from marsh blinds or jump shooting on river bayous. Night hunting for raccoon, fox. Acreage: 3,797 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (219) 992-3019 Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area Near Morocco. Hunting for quail, rabbit, turkey, pheasant, squirrel, deer, snipe, dove, and woodcock. Put-and-take pheasant hunting (fee is charged). Duck hunting from blinds and open areas. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 9,956 Camping: Yes Shooting range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (219) 285-2704 Kankakee Sands (The Nature Conservancy) North of Morocco on US 41. Hunting for waterfowl, turkey, quail, pheasant, turkey, dove, deer. Acreage: 7,209 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes, at Willow Slough FWA Managed by: The Nature Conservancy Contact: Willow Slough FWA, (219) 285-2704

Noble Eagle Lake Wetland Conservation Area Near Ligonier. Hunting for waterfowl, deer, squirrel, rabbit. Acreage: 137 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Tri-County FWA, (574) 834-4461 Mallard Roost Wetland Conservation Area Near Ligonier. Hunting for rabbit, squirrel, furbearers, waterfowl, deer, pheasant. Acreage: 760 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Tri-County FWA, (574) 834-4461 Rome City Wetland Conservation Area Near Rome City. Hunting for waterfowl, furbearers. Acreage: 50 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Tri-County FWA, (574) 834-4461

Orange Hoosier National Forest Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, dove, turkey, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds, lakes, and streams. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 31,151 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: USDA, Forest Service – Hoosier National Forest Contact: (812) 275-5987 Patoka Lake East of Jasper. Hunting for quail, rabbit, dove, squirrel, deer, turkey, grouse, snipe, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds and lake. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 25,583 (8,800 water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (812) 685-2464

Owen Owen-Putnam State Forest Near Spencer. Hunting for rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, turkey. Night hunting for raccoon. Acreage: 6,322 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: (812) 829-2462

Parke Raccoon State Recreation Area Nine miles east of Rockville on US 36. Hunting for rabbit, deer, squirrel and night hunting for raccoon in management units 3,4 and 5. Waterfowl hunting on lake (depends on water level). Limited handicapped hunting opportunities for deer, squirrel and waterfowl. Acreage: 4,065 (2,060 water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (765) 344-1412

Perry Hoosier National Forest Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, dove, turkey, woodcock. Duck hunting on ponds, lakes, and streams. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 59,011 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: USDA, Forest Service – Hoosier National Forest Contact: (812) 275-5987

Pike Pike State Forest Near Winslow. Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, turkey. Night hunting for raccoon. Acreage: 3,089 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: Ferdinand State Forest, (812) 367-1524 Sugar Ridge Fish and Wildlife Area Near Winslow. Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, turkey, woodcock. Very limited waterfowl hunting. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 8,100 Camping: No Shooting range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes (self-serve) Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (812) 789-2724 Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge and Management Area Near Oakland City. Hunting for duck, geese, coot, rail, snipe, dove, quail, pheasant, rabbit, squirrel, deer, turkey, woodcock. Permit required for fox, coyote, raccoon and opossum. Acreage: 5,828 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: Patoka River NWR and MA Contact: (812) 749-3199

Posey Hovey Lake Fish and Wildlife Area South of Mt. Vernon. Hunting for dove, squirrel, deer, woodcock, turkey and waterfowl. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 7,002 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (812) 838-2927 Twin Swamps Nature Preserve-600 acres Sec. Six Flatwoods Nature Preserve-435 acres Wabash Lowlands Nature Preserve-430 acres West and northwest of Hovey Lake Fish and Wildlife Area. Hunting for deer only during firearms season and muzzleloader season. Bonus antlerless licenses are permitted. Report harvest information to Hovey Lake FWA. Camping: No Shooting Range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by DNR Division of Nature Preserves Contact: Hovey Lake Fish and Wildlife Area, (812) 838-2927 WHERE TO HUNT

WHERE TO HUNT 25 Pulaski Winamac Fish and Wildlife Area Near Winamac. Hunting for quail, rabbit, dove, squirrel, deer, turkey, woodcock. Put-andtake pheasant hunting (fee is charged). Jump shooting for ducks is limited by fall water levels. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 4,770 Camping: No Shooting range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (574) 946-4422 Howat 80 Wildlife Management Area Near Francesville. Hunting for rabbit, squirrel, deer, turkey, woodcock. Night hunting for raccoon, coyote and fox. Acreage: 80 Camping: No Shooting range: No Trapping: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Jasper-Pulaski FWA (219) 843-4841

Putnam Lieber State Recreation Area, Cagles Mill Lake Near Cloverdale. Hunting for quail, rabbit, squirrel, deer, grouse, turkey, snipe, woodcock. Duck and goose hunting on lake. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Handicapped hunting area for deer. Acreage: 8,780 (1,400 Water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (765) 795-4576

Randolph Modoc Wildlife Management Area East of Modoc. Hunting for rabbit, quail, squirrel and deer. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 166 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes (self-serve on site) Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Wilbur Wright FWA, (765) 529-9581 Randolph County Wildlife Management Area West of Ridgeville. Hunting for rabbit, quail, squirrel and deer. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 419 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes (self-serve on site) Managed by DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Wilbur Wright FWA, (765) 529-9581

Scott Hardy Lake Near Scottsburg. Hunting for quail, rabbit, turkey, squirrel, deer, snipe, woodcock. Duck hunting from blinds. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage; 2,120 (741 water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (812) 794-3800 Stucker Fork Fish and Wildlife Area Near Scottsburg. Hunting for squirrel, deer, turkey, waterfowl. Acreage: 1,528 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Crosley FWA, (812) 346-5596

Starke Kankakee Fish and Wildlife Area Near Knox. Hunting for squirrel, deer, snipe, turkey, woodcock, dove, waterfowl. Duck and goose hunting from blinds (boats provided). Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 4,095 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (574) 896-3522 Koontz Lake Wetland Conservation Area Near Koontz Lake. Hunting for waterfowl. Acreage: 58 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Kankakee FWA, (574) 896-3522 Turkey Foot Wetlands Conservation Area Near Hamlet. Hunting for waterfowl and upland game. Acreage: 130 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Kankakee FWA, (574) 896-3522 Round Lake Wetland Conservation Area Near North Judson. Hunting for waterfowl, turkey, upland game. Acreage: 140 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Kankakee FWA, (219) 896-3522

Steuben Cedar Swamp Wetland Conservation Area Near Fremont. Hunting for waterfowl, deer, woodcock, pheasant, rabbit, squirrel, fox, coyote and raccoon. Hunting for pheasant for the first three days of the season and hunting for waterfowl on opening day and weekends is by drawing only. Acreage: 979 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes (self-serve) Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Pigeon River FWA, (260) 367-2164 Jimmerson Lake Wetland Conservation Area Near Nevada Mills. Hunting for waterfowl. Acreage: 70 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Pigeon River FWA, (260) 367-2164 Marsh Lake Wetland Conservation Area Near Fremont. Hunting for raccoon, waterfowl, deer, pheasant, rabbit, squirrel, fox, coyote. Hunting for pheasant for the first three days of the season and hunting for waterfowl on opening day and weekends is by drawing only. Acreage: 860 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes (self-serve) Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Pigeon River FWA, (260) 367-2164

Sullivan Fairbanks Landing Fish and Wildlife Area 1.7 miles west of Fairbanks. Hunting for quail, turkey, rabbit, deer, woodcock. Duck and goose hunting from non-blind areas along riverfront. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 8,000 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes (self-serve) Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (812) 268-5640 Greene-Sullivan State Forest – West Dugger Unit 1.5 miles east of Sullivan. Hunting for rabbit, quail, turkey, squirrel, dove, woodcock, coyote, deer (archery and muzzleloader only), and late season waterfowl. The use of center-fire rifles

WHERE TO HUNT 26 is prohibited on the area. Acreage: 950 Camping: Yes Shooting Range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Forestry Contact: Greene-Sullivan SF, (812) 648-2810 Minnehaha Fish and Wildlife Area 1.5 miles east of Sullivan. Hunting for quail, turkey, dove, rabbit, deer, woodcock. Duck and goose hunting from non-blind areas at marshes, lakes, fields. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 8,382 Camping: No Shooting range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: (812) 268-5640

Switzerland Splinter Ridge Fish and Wildlife Area Near Madison. Hunting for rabbit, quail, turkey, squirrel, deer. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 2,491 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Crosley FWA, (812) 346-5596

Union Brookville Lake Near Liberty. Hunting for quail, rabbit, deer, squirrel, snipe, turkey, woodcock. Duck and goose hunting at main lake and marshes. Night hunting for raccoon and fox. Acreage: 16,445 (5,260 water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: Yes Archery range: Yes Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (765) 647-2657

Wabash Mississinewa Lake Southeast of Peru, south of Wabash. Hunting for rabbit, deer, squirrel, quail, woodcock, snipe. Duck and goose hunting on ponds, lake and river. Night hunting for raccoon, opossum, coyote, and fox. Turkey hunting by drawing. Acreage: 14,386 (3,210 water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: (765) 473-6528 Salamonie Lake East of Wabash. Hunting for quail, dove, turkey, rabbit, deer, squirrel, snipe, woodcock. Waterfowl hunting at ponds, marshes, lakes and river. Night hunting for raccoon, opossum, coyote and fox. Turkey hunting by drawing. Acreage: 11,056 (2,860 water) Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: Salamonie Reservoir, (260) 468-2125 Salamonie River State Forest East of Wabash. Hunting for rabbit, deer, squirrel. Duck hunting on the river. Night hunting for raccoon, fox and coyote. Turkey hunting by drawing. Acreage: 781 Camping: Yes Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes Managed by: DNR Division of Parks and Reservoirs Contact: Salamonie Lake, (260) 468-2125

Warrick Little Pigeon Creek Wetland Conservation Area Near Gentryville. Hunting for deer, turkey, quail, waterfowl, raccoon. Acreage: 846 in three tracts. Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: No Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Glendale FWA, (812) 644-7731 Blue Grass Fish and Wildlife Area Near Evansville: Hunting for deer, quail, dove and waterfowl. Acreage 2,500 Camping: No Shooting range: No Mandatory check-in: Yes (self-serve) Managed by: DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Contact: Sugar Ridge FWA, (812) 789-2724


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