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Turkey Hunting

​​​​​​​​2018 Turkey Hunting​​​

Experience the thrill of a Colorado turkey hunt. Over-The-Counter licenses are available for the spring season.​​


Leftover & Reissued Spring Turkey Licenses

If available, leftover and reissued limited turkey licenses will appear on the leftover list. They go on sale March 21 online, by phone at 1-800-244-5613 or at CPW locations and authorized sales agents. For more information on the reissue of licenses, see the License Refund, Reissue and Exchange page. View Leftovers button



Now on Sale: Spring Over-the-Counter Turkey Licenses 

Spring Over-the-Counter (OTC) turkey licenses are unlimited in number and available over the counter. For more information, please view the Spring OTC turkey map. OTC licenses are available online, by phone at 1-800-244-5613 or at CPW locations and authorized sales agents.
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Spring Season

Spring season opens April 14. Refer to the Turkey Regulations brochure for more information. Be sure to check out the "What's New" section. ​​​

Visit Colorado Outdoors Online for the 2018 turkey hunting forecast and some tips and tactics to make the most of your spring turkey hunt.

Limited License Draw Results: Found in New System

The spring limited license deadline has past. Results were available March 1. Hunters can check draw results within

Each hunter will need a UNIQUE IDENITIFIER (CID, Driver's License number, Passport number, etc.) and PASSWORD to log in and create a profile in the new Parks and Wildlife purchasing system . A unique email is no longer required for login, but is still required for customers to get their purchase receipts, draw notifications, account update notifications, password resets, etc.

Afterwards, you can log in to your personal account and if you have draw results to show, they will appear under the "My Orders" submenu on the left navigation.​

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

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.