Indiana Light Goose Conservation Order Permits

Welcome to the permitting site for the Light Goose Conservation Order in Indiana. The Light Goose Conservation Order is open from Feb. 12 – March 31, 2018 statewide.  Please read the following information and a link to the permit application is at the bottom of the page.

This conservation order is open statewide Feb. 12 – March 31, 2018.

  • Legal species include snow geese and Ross’ geese (white and blue phases of both species are legal).
  • You must have an Indiana hunting license and an Indiana waterfowl stamp to participate. Neither a federal waterfowl stamp nor a HIP number is required.
  • You must also have a special free permit to participate. These permits will be available beginning in early January at Indiana Fish and Wildlife Areas, or via this web page beginning in December.
  • Shooting hours are from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.
  • It is legal to take light geese during the conservation order using electronic callers and/or shotguns capable of holding more than three shells.
  • There is no bag or possession limit for light geese during the conservation order.
  • Please report any banded geese taken. You may report these bands by calling toll-free 1-800-327-BAND, or online at http://www.reportband.gov/.
I have read the above information and would like to apply for a free permit to participate in the Light Goose Conservation Order in 2018.