You can now purchase your 2020-21 deer hunting license online with the new secure portal, Indiana DNR Licenses & Permits. Deer hunting with firearms starts November 14th and goes to November 29th. For schedule view: Indiana Hunting & Trapping Season 2020-2021 (pdf). Free youth hunting days are scheduled for November 28th and 29th. For more information view: Indiana DNR Youth Hunting Information.
A valid Indiana deer hunting license, resident youth hunt/trap, or comprehensive lifetime hunting license is required to hunt for deer unless you meet one of the license exemptions. License exemptions can be found on the Hunting and Trapping Guide webpage.
All deer harvested in Indiana must be reported within 48 hours of the time of harvest at an on-site check station, online at the Indiana Online Game Check webpage, through your Indiana Fish & Wildlife Account or by phone at 1-800-419-1326. On-site check stations information can be found on the DNR: Indiana Hunting Check Stations webpage.
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