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Turkey Season Dates and Fees
Turkey Season Dates and Fees

Turkey Hunting Updates

For important details on spring turkey licence refunds, temporary authorization numbers and carcasss tag information, see the Turkey Hunting page.

For the most up to date information on how CPW is responding to COVID-19, visit the COVID-19 Response page.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​2020 Season Dates 

​For details, see the Turkey Hunting Regulations Brochure


April 11 - May 31*​


September 1 - October 23* 

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. 7

Application deadline

Feb. 4 (8 p.m. MT)

Drawing results online

Feb. 26

​Over-the-counter license sales begin

​March 1 (9 a.m. MT)


Applications accepted beginning

May 19

Application deadline

July 7 (8 p.m. MT)

Drawing results online​​

July 17

​​Over-the-counter license sales begin​

​Aug. 4 (9 a.m. MT)


​For individuals aged 18 through 64, a $10.13 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 11
​Fall​July 29


​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 $10.13 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