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Turkey

Turkey Hunting

Has Youth Season
Yes
ND Resident Only
See Regulations
Lottery
Yes

The 2022 spring wild turkey lottery has been held and 642 licenses remain in seven units. Remaining licenses are issued on a first-come, first-served basis beginning 8 a.m. Central Time on March 16. Those licenses may be purchased online at that time.

Hunters are allowed two licenses for the spring season.

Season Dates

Season Dates
Season Hunting Units Opens Closes Season Dates Status
Spring Regular All open units Finalized
Spring - Youth All open units Finalized
Fall - Regular All open units Tentative

Lottery Information

Application Deadline: (Date Finalized)

License Requirements

Wild Turkey - Spring

Residents must possess the following licenses:

  • Fishing, Hunting, Furbearer Certificate
  • Small Game License (Not required of residents under age 16) and General Game and Habitat License
    or
    Combination License (includes Small Game, General Game and Habitat, Furbearer, and Fishing licenses)
  • Spring Wild Turkey License

Nonresidents: Open only to North Dakota residents.


Wild Turkey - Fall

Residents must possess the following licenses:

  • Fishing, Hunting, Furbearer Certificate
  • Small Game License (Not required of residents under age 16) and General Game and Habitat License
    or
    Combination License (includes Small Game, General Game and Habitat, Furbearer, and Fishing licenses)
  • Fall Wild Turkey License

Nonresidents must possess the following licenses:

  • Fishing, Hunting, Furbearer Certificate
  • General Game and Habitat License
  • Nonresident Fall Wild Turkey License