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Turkey Hunting

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 safety tips, techniques and strategies for hunting both the native Merriam’s wild turkeys of the mountains and the Rio Grande wild turkeys of the Plains. ​​

Spring Turkey Season

Spring season opens April 8th. Please refer to the regulations br​​​​ochure​ for more information. Be sure to check out the "What's New" section. ​

​Leftover & Reissued Spring Turkey Licenses

If available, leftover and reissued limited turkey licenses will appear on the leftover list. For more information on the reissue of licenses, please see the License Refund & Reissue page​.​ 


​​​Now on Sale​: Spring Over-the-Counter Turkey Licenses 

Purchase onlineSpring Over-the-Counter (OTC) turkey licenses are unlimited in number and available over​ the counter. For more information, please view the Spring OTC turkey map​.​ To purchase a license, please stop visit a retailers​ or shop online​.


​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.


​Double Team Tactics

TEAM UP to take a turkey by effectively stationing​ yourself, a hunting partner and a decoy.​

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