Indiana DNR hunting and fishing licenses extended due to COVID-19

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Posted at 6:22 PM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 18:25:18-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana hunting and fishing licenses expired on March 31 have been extended until May 22 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Annual hunting, annual fishing, hunting and fishing combination, and youth licenses, as well as trout/salmon and gamebird habitat stamp privileges have been extended until 11:59 p.m. on May 22, according to a press release from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

People who don't have a 2019-2020 annual license or stamp will need to get a new 2020-2021 annual license, according to the release.

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Indiana DNR also made changes to its turkey hunting season.

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You can purchase a license on the Indiana Fish and Wildlife website. You can also call the customer service center from 8-30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 877-463-6367.

People are still encouraged to practice social distancing while doing outdoor activities.