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Turkey Hunting

Turkey Hunting in Colorado

Turkey hunting is growing in popularity throughout North America, and Colorado offers exceptional hunting opportunities for two sub-species of these remarkable birds. In this video, hunters will learn safety tips, techniques and strategies for hunting both the native Merriam’s wild turkeys of the mountains and the Rio Grande wild turkeys of the Plains. 

Now Accepting Fall Turkey Limited Licenses Applications

Hunters can apply for fall limited turkey licenses online. The application deadline is July 13

If you make a mistake on your application, please fill out the Applications Corrections form​. All applications corrections must be submitted by 11:59pm MST July 17​.​

The season begins September 1.​​​


​Turkey Hunting 101 Clinics

If you are a novice turkey hunter and are interested in learning more, a free Turkey Hunting 101 clinic can give you a place to start. Hunting tips, how to obtain a license, calling techniques and gear used by the Colorado turkey hunter are covered. Learn about Rios and Merriam's; how to roost a bird and learn to strut your stuff. 

To find dates, locations and registration information, see outreach clinics.


​Double Team Tactics

TEAM UP to take a turkey by effectively stationing​ yourself, a hunting partner and a decoy.​

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