Indiana Natural Resources Commission Removes Proposal To Allow Bobcat Hunting

Open bobcat hunting and trapping season will not go into effect

(Indianapolis, IN)  --  An open bobcat hunting and trapping season will not go into effect in Indiana. 

The Indiana Natural Resources Commission removed the rule proposed by the Department of Natural Resources. 

The commission also removed a proposal to have wildlife control officers kill coyotes, opossums, and raccoons they catch. 

The decision followed fierce opposition from over a thousand concerned citizens during public comment.

DNR Official Recommends Against Bobcat Trapping, Other Rule Changes

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