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Turkey Hunting

​​​​Apply Now for Spring Limited Licenses

Spring turkey limited license applicati​ons are being accepted. The deadline is February 8. ​

Be sure to plan ahead and read the 7 Key Changes for Limited License Hunting Applications​​. ​

Before applying online, each hunter will need a UNIQUE EMAIL ADDRESS and PASSWORD to log in and create a profile in the new Parks and Wildlife purchasing system​. You may also apply by phone: 1-800-244-5613​.

License Applications are now paperless: All license applications, for all species, must now be completed online using the upgraded system, or by phone. 2017 was the last year for paper license applications

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​​.​​

For more information, read the Turkey Regulations brochure​, especially the What's New: 2018" section.​​

​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.​