Wild turkey hunting

Questions & answers

Read through common questions and answers about turkey hunting licenses and regulations.

Learn to hunt

Want to get started turkey hunting, are new to the activity or just looking for some tips? Check out our virtual turkey hunting classes.

Spring lottery results available

People who entered the lottery for a permit in one of the high-demand areas – Carlos Avery, Mille Lacs and Whitewater wildlife management areas – can check the lottery results. Any hunter with a valid license may hunt in these areas after the C time period.

Permits good statewide

Most permits are not restricted to a specific turkey permit area. Permit holders may hunt any area except the Carlos Avery, Mille Lacs and Whitewater wildlife management areas.

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License information

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Wild turkey information

Reports, Maps & Statistics

Visit the Statistics, Surveys and Maps tab on the wild turkey management page.