Limited License Draw Results
The spring limited license and application deadline has now past. The deadline for paying for your turkey license is March 13, 2019. All successful licenses will be mailed after the payment is received.
Results should be available around February 27. At that time, you will be able to check your draw results within cpwshop.com
. 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.
Spring Season and 2019 Changes
Spring season opens April 13.
IMPORTANT: For major 2019 changes, including application fee increase, application deadline time change, penalties for missing the payment deadline and more, read the Turkey Regulations brochure (especially the "What's New: 2019" section).
There are still plenty of opportunities to hunt turkey by purchasing an over-the-counter or leftover spring turkey license (if available) when they go on sale March 19.
Spring turkey limited licenses will be reissued beginning in mid-March, 2019. For more information, see the License Refund, Reissue and Exchange page.
Questions on CPW's New License System?
Last season's forecast provides hunters with a good idea of what to expect. A 2019 forecast will be available this spring.
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.