Hunters harvested fewer deer in the 2013 season than in each of the previous five seasons. That might be sobering news to some deer hunters, but it wasn’t unexpected.
Hunters in Indiana can expect another productive deer season in 2013, but probably not as productive as last year’s record setter.
The first changes in Indiana’s waterfowl hunting zones in more than 25 years will be in effect for the start of the regular waterfowl seasons this fall.
As Indiana’s spring turkey season approaches, DNR Wildlife Research Biologist Steve Backs said hunters should plan to work a little harder this year.