Winter waterfowl hunting dates set for Turtle Creek Reservoir

Winter is here and the hunting schedule has been set for Turtle Creek Reservoir located in Sullivan County.

Preference for sites will be given to parties of two and three with remaining blinds available for individual hunters. Turtle Creek Reservoir will be closed for fishing during waterfowl hunting periods that coincide with dates set by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

Hunting is scheduled on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from one half-hour before sunrise until noon.

The reservoir will reopen for fishing at 6 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 12. Fishing will then be allowed for the entire reservoir.

The 1,550-acre reservoir serves as the source of water for Hoosier Energy’s Merom Generating Station.

The reservoir is owned by Hoosier Energy and is open for use by the public.

Prior to using the facility, please review the rules and time of use posted at the guard shack.

More information

To view the hunting regulations and 2017-2018 calendar, visit