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Turkey Hunting


Fall Season and Licenses Available

Fall season​ runs September 1​​ through approximately October 26. Refer to the Turkey Regulations brochure for more information. Be sure to check out the "What's New" section. ​​​

Fall Turkey over-the-counter (unlimited) and leftover licenses are available for sale online, in person (at CPW office/park locations and authorized sales agents), and by phone at 1-800-244-5613​. For more information, see the Leftover/OTC License​ page.​

Questions on CPW's New License System?​

To learn more about creating an account or how to​ buy a hunting license in our new integrated purchasing system, please visit our online purchasing FAQs.​​​

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.

Double Team Tactics

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