Please Read: License Refund Changes
- Refund applications due 30 days prior to season start.
- $15 refund processing fee to cover administration costs.
>> Read the
full refund update.
Leftover OTC Fall Turkey Licenses - ON SALE NOW
Leftover licenses, as well as over-the-counter fall turkey licenses are on sale now online, by phone at 1-800-244-5613 or at CPW locations and license agents. New this year, eligible returned licenses will be reissued through the leftover license process. The reissue of turkey limited license began on August 2.
For more information, please see the Leftover & OTC Licenses and
License Refund & Reissue pages.
The season opened September 1. Refer to the
2016 regulations brochure
for more information. Be sure to check out the "What's New" section on page 5.
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.
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.