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Turkey Hunting
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Please Read:  License Refund Changes​

New changes to the way CPW refunds licenses​ will take effect in April of 2016.

  • ​Refund applications due 30 days prior to season start.
  • $15 refund processing fee to cover administration costs.​

>> Read the full refund update.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​​​​Spring Turkey Limited License Applications Open

Hunters can apply for spring limited turkey licenses online ​or by mail​. The application deadline is February 11 and the season begins in April. ​

Have you made a mistake on your application? No problem! You can submit an application correction request online​. The turkey application correction deadline is February 17, 2016 at 11:59pm MDT.​

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.

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 techniques and strategies for hunting both the native Merriam’s wild turkeys of the mountains and the Rio Grande wild turkeys of the Plains. Want to learn more?

See page two of the regulations brochure for more turkey and hunting videos to prepare for the upcoming hunting season.​​​