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Fast facts about Florida wild turkey season regs

When is spring turkey season? On private land, turkey season south of State Road 70 runs March 2 – April 7. North of State Road 70 the season runs March 16 – April 21.

For hunting season dates on public land, see the WMA regulations brochure for the area you’re interested in hunting.

What license and permits are needed to hunt turkeys on private land? A hunting license and turkey permit are needed to hunt private land. Visit GoOutdoorsFlorida.com to buy licenses and permits.

Where can I hunt on public land this spring? The FWC offers public hunting areas across the state where you can hunt turkeys without a quota permit.

What license and permits are required to hunt turkeys on public land? To hunt a wildlife management area (WMA), you need a management area permit as well as a hunting license and turkey permit. Depending on the area, you may also need a quota permit. For area specific information, see the WMA regulations brochure for the area you’re interested in hunting.

What is the bag limit for wild turkeys? Only gobblers and bearded turkeys may be taken. The spring season bag limit is 2. On private lands, you may take 2 turkeys in a day.

The daily bag limit on WMAs is 1. For area specific information, see the WMA regulations brochure for the area you’re interested in hunting.

Visit MyFWC.com for more regulations information.