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Turkey Hunting Seasons

During both Spring and Fall seasons, you must report taking a turkey within 7 days, via the DECALS Online Harvest Reporting system or by calling 1-866-426-3778.

View information on the Youth Wild Turkey Hunt.

Canadian Hunters - See rules for importing firearms for hunting.

Spring turkey hunters are needed for the ruffed grouse drumming survey.

Read the turkey hunting regulations before heading afield.

Map showing Turkey Hunting Seasons in NYS
Turkey Hunting Season Dates