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2024 Spring Turkey Hunting

Season Dates 

2024 South Zone Hunting Seasons
Season South Zone
1st Season April 8 - April 12
2nd Season April 13 - April 18
3rd Season April 19 - April 24
4th Season April 25 - May 1
5th Season May 2 - May 9
2024 North Zone Hunting Seasons
Season North Zone
1st Season April 15 - April 19
2nd Season April 20 - April 25
3rd Season April 26 - May 1
4th Season May 2 - May 8
5th Season May 9 - May 16

Informational Sheets 

Lottery Application Period

Lottery 1:  October 3, 2023 through December 1, 2023

  Lottery 2:  December 11, 2023 through January 11, 2024

  Lottery 3:  January 22, 2024 through February 9, 2024

  • All hunters are eligible to apply.  No applicant may apply for or receive more than three permits in total for Spring Turkey hunting, including lottery-drawn, OTC, youth and Landowner permits.  
  • Click here to submit an online application OR here to print and mail a paper application
  • Group Hunt applications are not accepted in Lottery 3
  • Landowner Spring Turkey permit applicants/recipients may apply in Lottery 3   

Permits Remaining After Lottery Drawings 

Over-the-Counter Permit Sales

  • County-specific Spring Turkey permits remaining after the Lottery 3 Drawing will be available for sale over the counter from License Vendors beginning March 12, 2024.  Special Hunt Area permits are available only during the Lottery application period and are not sold over the counter. 
  • Permits will be sold until quotas are exhausted, or until the close of the specific turkey season segment (i.e., of seasons 1 through 5) in the Zone (north vs. south) for which the permit is being requested. Hunters may purchase one or more permits during this period, subject to availability, except that no one may exceed the limit of three permits in total for spring turkey hunting, including lottery-drawn, OTC, youth and landowner permits. 

Landowner Applications 

  • Resident Landowner (R-POH) Application Eligible resident landowners who select the Spring Turkey Program on the application will receive one Spring Turkey Landowner permit, which is valid for all 5 seasons of the Northern or Southern Zone in which the Landowner's property is located. Spring Turkey landowner permit recipients are not eligible to apply for a Lottery 1 Spring Turkey permit. 
  • 2024 Nonresident Landowner Application