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Please Read:  License Refund Changes​

New changes to the way CPW refunds licenses​ will take effect in April of 2016.

  • ​Refund applications due 30 days prior to season start.
  • $15 refund processing fee to cover administration costs.​

>> Read the full refund update.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Limited License Draw Results
The spring limited license deadline has now past. Results should be available around March 7. At that time, please check the draw results page.

Have you made a mistake on your application? No problem! You can submit an application correction request online​. The turkey application correction deadline is February 17, 2016 at 11:59pm MDT.​

​Spring Season

Spring season opens April 9. Refer to the 2016 regulations brochure​ for more information. Be sure to check out the "What's New" section on page 5. 

Turkey Hunting 101 Clinics

If you are a novice turkey hunter and are interested in learning more, a free Turkey Hunting 101 clinic can give you a place to start. Hunting tips, how to obtain a license, calling techniques and gear used by the Colorado turkey hunter are covered. Learn about Rios and Merriam's; how to roost a bird and learn to strut your stuff. 

To find dates, locations and registration information, see outreach clinics.

Turkey Hunting in Colorado

Turkey hunting is growing in popularity throughout North America, and Colorado offers exceptional hunting opportunities for two sub-species of these remarkable birds. In this video, hunters will learn techniques and strategies for hunting both the native Merriam’s wild turkeys of the mountains and the Rio Grande wild turkeys of the Plains. Want to learn more?

See page two of the regulations brochure for more turkey and hunting videos to prepare for the upcoming hunting season.​​​