Mom and kid with turkey

Special Youth Spring Turkey License

Has Youth Season

Yes

ND Resident Only

Yes

Lottery

No
The dates listed below are tentative until the season's proclamation is signed. Closing dates will be posted after the proclamation is signed and dates are finalized.

First-time spring turkey hunters ages 15 or younger are eligible to receive one spring license valid for the regular hunting season in a specific unit. To be eligible, the youth hunter must be 15 or younger on opening day of spring turkey season, and have never received a spring turkey license in North Dakota. The deadline for applying is Feb. 13.

Season Dates

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

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.