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Turkey Season Dates and Fees
Turkey Season Dates and Fees

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​2021 Season Dates 

​For details, see the Turkey Hunting Regulations Brochure


April 10 - May 31*​


September 1 - October 29* 

Late Season ​

December 15 - January 15*

​*Season Dates:​
Hunt dates vary by license type and hunt location. See hunt tables for details, pages 4-7 of the brochureSome licenses are valid only on certain dates. It is your responsibility​ to know the correct dates for your hunt.

Limited License Calendar


​​​Application accepted beginning​​Jan. 5

Application deadline

Feb. 2 (8 p.m. MT)

Draw results online

Feb. 23

​Over-the-counter license sales begin

​March 1 (9 a.m. MT)


Applications accepted beginning

May 1

Application deadline

NEW: Application period shortened this year to allow for fall turkey licenses to be used as qualifying licenses for the secondary draw.

May 28 (8 p.m. MT)

Drawing results online​​

June 7

​​Over-the-counter license sales begin​

​Aug. 3 (9 a.m. MT)


​For individuals aged 18 through 64, a $10.40 Habitat Stamp is required with the first license purchase for the year (March 1 - March 31 of the following year). For more information, read about the Habitat Stamp. If you are disabled, you may not need a Habitat Stamp. See disability information

​​Payment Deadlines

IMPORTANT: License must be paid for by this date.​​ ​
​​Spring​​​March 9
​Fall​June 17


​License Fees

Spring Resident Limited & Over-the-counter


Fall Resident Limited & Over-the-counter Fall
or Late Season


Resident Limited Youth & Over-the-counter Youth


Spring or Fall Nonresident Limited & Over-the-counter 
or Late Season


Nonresident Limited Youth & Over-the-counter ​Youth


*All prices include a 25-cent search-and-rescue fee and a $1.50 Wildlife Council​ surcharge.

There is a $7 application fee for residents and $9 application fee for nonresidents​ for limited licenses applied for in the draw. ​A $10.40 Habit​at Stamp ​will be added to 1st license purchase of the year (March 1 to March 31 of the following year).

Options for purchasing licenses and a Habitat Stamp