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Turkey Seasons

2023 Season Dates

​For details, see the Turkey Hunting Regulations Brochure.


April 8 - May 31*​


September 1 - October 27*

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 brochure. Some 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. 3

Application deadline

Feb. 7 (8 p.m. MT)

Draw results online

Feb. 16

​Over-the-counter license sales begin

​March 7 (9 a.m. MT)


Applications accepted beginning

May 1

Application deadline

May 31 (8 p.m. MT)

Drawing results online​​

June 5

​​Over-the-counter license sales begin​

​June 20 (9 a.m. MT)


​​​Payment Deadlines​

IMPORTANT: License must be paid for by this date.​​ ​
​​Spring​​​March 2
​Fall​June 19


​License Fees

​Annual Habitat Stamp for residents & non-residents

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 $8.00 application fee for residents and $10.00 application fee for nonresidents​ for limited licenses applied for in the draw.


Habitat Stamp

All annual licenses purchased for individuals ages 18-64 will have a Habitat Stamp applied at the time of purchase, if required.

For more information, read about the Habitat Stamp. If you are disabled, you may not need a Habitat Stamp. See disability information. ​

Options for purchasing licenses and a Habitat Stamp