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Florida

Hunting

Turkey Seasons & Bag Limits

Harvest reporting is required for all deer and turkey hunters. See "Deer and wild turkey harvest reporting requirements" on General Information.

Wild Turkey (gobblers and bearded turkeys only)

Fall seasons

Zone A

  • Archery season: July 30 – Aug. 28
  • Crossbow season: July 30 – Sept. 2
  • Muzzleloading gun season: Sept. 3–16
  • Fall turkey season: Oct. 3–16,
    Nov. 19 – Jan. 1 2

Zone B

  • Archery season: Oct. 15 – Nov. 13
  • Crossbow season: Oct. 15 – Nov. 18
  • Muzzleloading gun season: Nov. 19 – Dec. 2
  • Fall turkey season: Dec. 3 – Jan. 29 2

Zone C

  • Archery season: Sept. 17 – Oct. 16
  • Crossbow season: Sept. 17 – Oct. 21
  • Muzzleloading gun season: Oct. 22 – Nov. 4
  • Fall turkey season: Nov. 5 – Jan. 1 2

Zone D

  • Archery season: Oct. 22 – Nov. 23
  • Crossbow season: Oct. 22 – Nov. 23, Nov. 28 – Dec. 2
  • Muzzleloading gun season: Dec. 3–9
  • Fall turkey season: Nov. 24–27,
    Dec. 10 – Jan. 15 2

Daily bag limit: 2 turkeys

Season and possession limit: 2 for all fall seasons combined

Spring seasons 2

North of State Road 70

  • Youth turkey hunt weekend: March 11–12 3
  • Spring turkey season: March 18 – April 23

South of State Road 70

  • Youth turkey hunt weekend: Feb. 25–26 3
  • Spring turkey season: March 4 – April 9

Daily bag limit: 2 wild turkeys

Season and possession limit: 2 for all spring seasons