Turkey Season and what you need to know
April 15-May 5
Whatâ??s New for 2013
Hunters are no longer required to affix â??Be Safeâ?? stickers to their shotguns.
Youth Spring Turkey Hunting Season
Who May Participate:
The youth hunter must be age 6â??15 on opening day.
April 6-7, 2013
One-half hour before sunrise to sunset Central Daylight Time
Youth hunters must possess one of the three following permits:
Resident Landowner Spring
Landowner permits are valid only on the land for which they are issued.
Youth Season Limit:
One male turkey or turkey with visible beard
Youths who take a turkey during the youth season may not harvest a second bird until April 22. This is because the bird taken during the youth season counts as the first bird for the first week of the regular season.
Regular Spring Turkey Hunting Season
April 15 â??May 5, 2013
One-half hour before sunrise to 1 p.m. Central Daylight-Saving Time
Resident Spring Turkey Hunting Permit
Resident Landowner Spring Turkey Hunting Permit
Nonresident Spring Turkey Hunting Permit
Two male turkeys or turkeys with visible beard may be taken during the season, with the following restrictions:
You may only take one turkey during the first week from April 15 â??21.
If you do not take one during the first week, then you may take two during
the second or third week from April 22â??May 5, but you may not take them both on the same day.
NOTE: If you hunt during a managed hunt, season limits still apply.
CLICK HERE to learn more information about turkey regulations and how to buy a turkey permit.