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Turkey

Season information

Spring turkey application period: Jan. 1 – Feb. 1, 2024
Drawing results available online: Mar. 11, 2024

Spring turkey season dates

Apr. 20 through Jun. 7, 2024 (see regulations summary for full unit and date details)

Spring turkey hunting licenses

From Jan. 1 – Feb. 1, you can apply for one limited-quota license valid for a specific spring turkey hunt unit during specific season dates. You must be at least 10 years old or have a mentored youth hunting license to apply.

Leftover licenses

Unsuccessful applicants: First-come, first-served basis beginning Mar. 18 at 10 a.m. EST.
Non-applicants: First-come, first-served basis beginning Mar. 25 at 10 a.m. EST

Buy an application, license or check drawing results online

Hunting regulations

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Wildlife conservation order

The general hunting regulations are a condensed summary of the full regulations and legal descriptions found in this wildlife conservation order, issued by the Natural Resources Commission.

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Hunt fish app

Download the Michigan DNR Hunt Fish app today! With it, you can store and access regulations, report your harvests, purchase applications, licenses and permits, check drawing results and much more.

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Turkey regulations summary

This brochure is not a legal notice or a complete collection of hunting regulations and laws. It is a condensed summary of the wildlife conservation order issued for hunters’ convenience.