Many fees have remained unchanged since 2006.
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana hunters, anglers, and trappers will pay more in license fees in 2022.
For the first time since 2006, Indiana DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife has increased fees for hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses.
According to Indiana DNR, the increases will be applied to personal licenses starting with the 2022-2023 license year, which runs April 1, 2022, through March 31, 2023.
Licenses for the 2022-23 year go on sale in January.
The new fees all DFW to maintain core programs including habitat restoration, maintenance of public lands, scientific research and education, and expansion of other services to manage Indiana’s fish and wildlife for everyone to enjoy.
Funds will also go to the DNR Division of Law Enforcement to ensure it is equipped to provide public safety and enforce the laws governing natural resources.
A list of new fees for Indiana residents can be seen below.
|License category||License name||Date last updated||Previous fee||Fee change for 2022|
|Combination Licenses||Hunting & Fishing||2006||$25||$32|
|Youth Consolidated Hunt/Trap||2002||$7||$12|
|One-day Fishing (includes Trout/Salmon)||2006||$9||$10|
|Senior Annual Fishing||2008||$3||No change|
|Deer License Bundle||2012||$65||$91|
|Deer Archery (Archery Season)||2002||$24||$39|
|Deer Crossbow (Archery Season)||2002||$24||$39|
|Deer Firearm (Buck Only – Firearms Season)||2002||$24||$39|
|Deer Military/Refuge (federal military and national wildlife refuges only)||2002||$24||$39|
|Deer Muzzleloader (Muzzleloader Season only)||2002||$24||$39|
|Deer Reduction Zone (Reduction Zones only)||2002||$24||$39|
|Deer First Bonus Antlerless||2002||$24||$39|
|Deer - Second and Additional Resident Bonus Antlerless Deer License only||2006||$15||$24|
|Hunting Stamp Privileges||Waterfowl Stamp Privilege||1988||$6.75||$11|
|Game Bird Habitat Stamp Privilege||1988||$6.75||$11|