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Turkey Seasons & Limits

Fall Turkey Hunting Seasons & Bag Limits



Bag Limit

Fall (see open areas)

Oct. 15 – Nov. 15, 2012

Two (2) turkeys, which may be either sex.

Open Areas: In the following zones, on private lands where the landowner/leaseholder completes a fall turkey hunting application and provides a copy of the property deed or lease agreement at a MDWFP Regional Office or the Jackson Office.

Delta Zone: Bolivar County – west of the main Mississippi River levee and those lands east of the main Mississippi River levee known as 27 Break Hunting Club; Coahoma, Desoto, Issaquena, Tunica, and Washington counties – west of the main Mississippi River levee.

North-Central Zone: Benton, Lafayette, Marshall, Panola, Tippah, and Union counties.

Southwestern Zone: Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Hinds, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Madison, Warren, Wilkinson, and Yazoo counties.

Spring Turkey Hunting Seasons & Bag Limits



Bag Limit


(Private and authorized state and federal public lands; youth 15 and under)

Mar. 8 – 14, 2013

See Spring season for bag limit.


(see closed areas)

Mar. 15 – May 1, 2013

One (1) adult gobbler or 1 gobbler with a 6-inch or longer beard per day, 3 per Spring season. Hunters 15 years of age and younger may harvest 1 gobbler of choice (any age) per day, 3 per spring season.

Closed Areas of Spring Turkey Hunting

In the counties of:

In the Area of:


West of Hwy. 61, east of Hwy. 1, north of Eagles Nest-Friars Pt. Rd., and south of Coahoma-Friars Pt. Rd.


Entire county.


South of Hwy. 442 and east of Hwy. 3 and Hwy. 49W and north of Berclair Rd.


Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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