Rep. Shane Lindauer, R-Jasper, has filed a bill to create a season for hunting and trapping bobcats in Indiana. A previous attempt to do so by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources met with strong opposition. Dwight Adams, email@example.com
Bobcat hunting in Indiana is the season that has nine lives — or at least two, for now.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources abandoned its attempt to create a bobcat hunting season last year amid tremendous opposition, but a bill in the state legislature brought the proposal back to life this year.
“This bill was a response to public support I was hearing in Southern Indiana,” said Rep. Shane Lindauer, who authored House Bill 1407. “I would say that the response I got was universally positive, other than when I…
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