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Hunting

Turkey Hunting Seasons

2020 & 2021 Spring Turkey

General Seasons - Youth Only - Bearded Turkey

Game Management Units

Season Dates

Notes

1, 2 (except Farragut State Park and Farragut WMA), 3, 4,

4A, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 10, 10A, 11, 11A, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A, 17, 18,

19, 19A, 20, 22, 23, 24, 31, 32 (except that portion in Payette

County), 32A, 33, 39, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 77 & 78

April 8, 2020 - April 14, 2020

April 8, 2021 - April 14, 2021

See note 1

32 (that portion in Payette County) & 38

April 8, 2020 - May 25, 2020

April 8, 2021 - May 25, 2021

See note 1

General Seasons - Bearded Turkey

Game Management Units

Season Dates

Notes

1, 2 (except Farragut State Park and Farragut WMA), 3, 4,

4A, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8A, 9, 10, 10A, 11, 11A, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A, 17, 18,

19, 19A, 20, 22, 23, 24, 31, 32 (except that portion in Payette

County) 32A, 33, 39, 70, 71, 73, 74, 75, 77 & 78

April 15, 2020 - May 25, 2020

April 15, 2021 - May 25, 2021

2020 & 2021 Fall Turkey General Seasons - Either Sex Turkey

Game Management Units

Season Dates

Notes

1, 2 (except Farragut State Park and Farragut WMA),

3, 4, 4A, 5, 6, 7 & 9

August 30, 2020 - January 31, 2021

August 30, 2021 - January 31, 2022

See note 2

8, 8A, 10A, 11, 11A, 13, 14, 15, 16, & 18

August 30, 2020 - December 31, 2020

August 30, 2021 - December 31, 2021


10, 12, 16A, 17, 19, & 20

August 30, 2020 - October 9, 2020

August 30, 2021 - October 9, 2021


Outside the National Forest System boundary in Units 22, 31,

32 (except that portion in Payette County), & 32A

August 30, 2020 - October 9, 2020

August 30, 2021 - October 9, 2021


71, 73, 74, 75, 77, & 78

September 15, 2020 - November 30, 2020

September 15, 2021 - November 30, 2021


Notes:

• 1. These are Youth Only hunts. See age requirements on Youth Only hunts.

  • 2. These hunts overlap calendar years. Turkey tags expire on December 31 the year of purchase. Hunters must purchase a valid hunting license and turkey tag for the year in which they intend to hunt. Hunting licenses and tags go on sale December 1 for the upcoming year.
Turkey Hunt Map
Turkey Hunt Season Map


Hunters: Please check controlled hunt area descriptions, as they may change annually. For Game Management Unit boundary descriptions, please see current Big Game Seasons and Rules Brochure.

2020 & 2021 Spring Controlled Hunts

Youth Only - Bearded Turkey

Hunt No

Controlled Hunt Area Descriptions

Hunts

Permits

9001

21A-1: All of Units 21, 21A, 29, 30, and that portion of

Unit 28 downstream from the Hat Creek drainage

Youth Hunt

April 8 – May 25

Access is Limited

5

9002

36B-1: All of Units 36A, 36B, 37, 37A, and that portion of Unit 28 upstream from and including the Hat Creek drainage.

Youth Hunt

April 8 - May 25

Access is Limited

25

9003

50-1: All of Unit 50, 51, 58, 59, 59A, 60, 60A, 61, 62,

62A, 63, 63A, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 69.

Youth Hunt

April 8 - May 25

50

9004

54: All of Unit 54.

Youth Hunt

April 8 - May 25

30

9005

68A: All of Unit 68A.

Youth Hunt

April 8 - May 25

15

2020 & 2021 Spring Controlled Hunts - Bearded Turkey

Hunt No

Controlled Hunt Area Descriptions

Hunts

Permits

9006

21A-1: All of Units 21, 21A, 29, 30, and that portion of

Unit 28 downstream from the Hat Creek drainage

April 15 – May 25

Access is limited

10

9007

36B-1: All of Units 36A, 36B, 37, 37A, and that portion of Unit 28 upstream from and including the Hat Creek drainage.

April 15 - May 25

Access is Limited

30

9008

38-1: All of Unit 38 and that portion of Unit 32 in

Payette County.

April 15 - April 30

Access is Limited

100

9009

38-1: All of Unit 38 and that portion of Unit 32 in

Payette County.

May 1 - May 25

Access is Limited

100

9010

50-1: All of Unit 50, 51, 58, 59, 59A, 60, 60A, 61, 62,

62A, 63, 63A, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 69.

April 15 - April 30

125

9011

50-1: All of Unit 50, 51, 58, 59, 59A, 60, 60A, 61, 62,

62A, 63, 63A, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 69.

May 1 - May 25

125

9012

54: All of Unit 54.

April 15 - May 5

30

9013

54: All of Unit 54.

May 6 - May 25

30

9014

68A: All of Unit 68A.

April 15 - April 30

15

9015

68A: All of Unit 68A.

May 1 - May 25

15

FALL

Fall hunt application period: May 1 – June 5. Any leftover permits go on sale July 15 at 10:00AM MDT.

Hunters: Please check controlled hunt area descriptions, as they may change annually. For Game Management Unit boundary descriptions, please see current Big Game Seasons and Rules Brochure.

2020 & 2021 Fall Controlled Hunts -Youth Only - Either Sex Turkey

Hunt No

Controlled Hunt Area Descriptions

Hunts

Permits

9016

22-1: All of Units 22, and 31

Youth Hunt

August 30 - October 9

20

9017

50-1: All of Units 50, 51, 58, 59, 59A, 60, 60A, 61, 62,

62A, 63, 63A, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 69.

Youth Hunt

September 15 - November 30

25

2020 & 2021 Fall Controlled Hunts - Either Sex Turkey

Hunt No

Controlled Hunt Area Descriptions

Hunts

Permits

9018

21A-1: All of Units 21, 21A, 29, 30, and that portion of

Unit 28 downstream from the Hat Creek drainage.

September 15 – December 31

Access is Limited

15

9019

22-2: Outside the National Forest System boundary in Units 22, 31, and 32 (except that portion of Payette

County).

October 10 – December 31

75

9020

36B-1: All of Units 36A, 36B, 37, 37A, and that portion of Unit 28 upstream from and including the Hat Creek drainage.

September 15 – December 31

Access is Limited

30

9021

38-1: All of Unit 38 and that portion of Unit 32 in

Payette County.

September 15 - October 9

60

LANDOWNER PERMISSION REQUIRED HUNTS

Do not apply for these hunts during the controlled hunt application period. Please see application information.

2020 & 2021 Spring - Landowner Permission Required Hunts

Hunt No

Controlled Hunt Area Descriptions

Hunts/Dates

Legal Bird

Permits

9101

38-2: Private land only in that portion of Unit 38 within the following boundary: within one mile on either side of the Boise River and Snake River, beginning at the intersection of the north channel Boise River and Eagle Road, following the north channel Boise River and mainstem Boise River west to the confluence with the Snake River, then following the Snake River north to the border of Unit 32.

April 15 - May 25

Beardless

50

9102

22-3: Private land only, outside the national

Forest System Boundary in Units 22, 31 and 32

December 1 - December 31

Beardless

50

9103

38-2: Private land only in that portion of Unit

38 within the following boundary: within one mile on either side of the Boise River and

Snake River, beginning at the intersection of the north channel Boise River and Eagle Road, following the north channel Boise River and mainstem Boise River west to the confluence with the Snake River, then following the Snake

River north to the border of Unit 32.

September 1 - December 31

Beardless

50

9104

68A - All of Unit 68A

December 1 - December 31

Either Sex

25

9105

69- All of Unit 69

December 1 - December 31

Either Sex

50

9106

70 - All of Unit 70

October 1 - December 31

Either Sex

75

9107

71 - All of Unit 71

December 1 - December 31

Either Sex

50

9108

73- All of Unit 73

December 1 - December 31

Either Sex

100

9109

74 - All of Unit 74

December 1 - December 31

Either Sex

50

9110

77 - All of Unit 77

December 1 - December 31

Either Sex

300

Landowner Permission Required Hunts are a form of Depredation Hunt. Do not apply for these hunts during the controlled hunt application period. Please see application information.

2021 & 2022 Landowner Permission Required Hunts

Hunt No

Controlled Hunt Area Descriptions

Hunts/Dates

Legal Bird

Permits

9201

22-3: Private land only, outside the national

Forest System Boundary in Units 22, 31 and 32

January 1 - February 28

Beardless

50

9202

38-2: Private land only in that portion of Unit

38 within the following boundary: within one mile on either side of the Boise River and

Snake River, beginning at the intersection of the north channel Boise River and Eagle Road, following the north channel Boise River and mainstem Boise River west to the confluence with the Snake River, then following the Snake

River north to the border of Unit 32.

January 1 - February 28

Beardless

50

Landowner Permission Required Hunts are a form of Depredation Hunt. Do not apply for these hunts during the controlled hunt application period. Please see page 18 for application information.

Hunters must purchase a valid hunting license and turkey tag for the year they intend to hunt.

Hunting licenses and tags for 2021 go on sale December 1, 2020

Hunting licenses and tags for 2022 go on sale December 1, 2021