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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 2022-2023 Turkey Hunting Seasons in NYS
2022-2023 Turkey Hunting Season Dates