Wild turkey hunts

Spring Season

Season Season Dates Restrictions Limit/Legal Bird
Youth Only April 4-5, 2020 Youth hunters must be accompanied by an adult, 18 years or older.

Standard hunting methods and all other turkey hunting regulations apply to the youth season. (The combined youth/spring season bag limit is the same as listed for spring seasons below).

Spring General Season April 15 - May 31 Male turkeys and turkeys with visible beards only

A total of three (3) turkeys in the spring season with following restrictions: Only two (2) turkeys may be taken in eastern Washington and only one (1) of those may be taken in Chelan, Kittitas, or Yakima counties (combined); only one (1) turkey may be taken in western Washington per year outside of Klickitat County. Two (2) turkeys may be taken in Klickitat County.

 

Fall Season

Season Season Dates GMUs Limit/Legal Bird
Fall General Season Sept. 1 - Dec. 31 101-154 and 162-186 Two (2) beardless and two (2) either sex turkeys
Fall General Season Sept. 28 - Oct. 11 382, 388, 568-578 One (1) either sex turkey

Notes

By January 31, hunters must report their hunting activity (Spring and/or Fall) for each turkey tag acquired by calling toll free 1-877-945-3492 or online at https://fishhunt.dfw.wa.gov. For more information on mandatory harvest reporting requirements, as well as additional turkey rules and regulations, see the Wild Turkey and Spring Season Regulations pamphlet.