Reserved spring turkey hunt applications open Feb. 19, 2024

Last Updated on February 15, 2024 by Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Beginning Feb. 19, hunters can apply for spring turkey reserved hunts by visiting

The online method is the only way to apply for the hunts listed below. No late entries will be accepted. Applicants must possess a hunting license that is valid for the hunt for which they are applying. Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 17.

Hunters will be selected through a random computerized drawing. An email will be sent to all applicants when draws have been completed. Applicants will be able to view draw results online within two weeks after the application period closes March 17.

Spring turkey hunts on Fish & Wildlife areas (FWAs):

• Atterbury FWA
• Aukiki Wetland Conservation Area
• Crosley FWA
• Deer Creek FWA
• Fairbanks Landing FWA
• Goose Pond FWA
• Glendale FWA
• Hillenbrand FWA
• Hovey Lake FWA
• J.E. Roush Lake FWA
• Jasper-Pulaski FWA
• Kingsbury FWA
• LaSalle FWA
• Pigeon River FWA
• Sugar Ridge FWA
• Tri-County FWA
• Willow Slough FWA
• Winamac FWA

Spring turkey hunts on National Wildlife Refuges (NWRs):

• Big Oaks NWR
• Muscatatuck NWR
• Muscatatuck NWR: Youth Turkey

Spring turkey hunts on State Parks and Lakes:

• Mississinewa Lake
• Salamonie Lake

Spring turkey hunts on Indiana Private Land Access (IPLA) sites in the following counties:

• Bartholomew
• Cass
• Greene
• Harrison
• LaPorte
• Ripley
• Scott
• Starke
• Steuben
• Sullivan

Please note that only one application per hunt is allowed. No changes can be made once an application is submitted.

The application process is now consolidated into the online services website along with licenses, CheckIN Game, and HIP registration. An online account is not required to apply, but a Customer ID number is needed.

In the online system, hunts without a registration fee will follow the same process as those with a fee. Applicants must add a hunt to their cart and place an order to submit their application. If the transaction total is $0, the applicant will not be asked to enter credit card information.

To view draw results, applicants can log into their online services account or click “View hunt draw results” at, which also includes more detailed information.

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SOURCE: News release from Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Cass County Online