Florida Wild Turkey Fall Season Dates and Limits

Hunting Seasons for Gobblers and Bearded Turkeys Only

Zone A

  • Archery: July 29 – Aug. 27
  • Crossbow: July 29 – Sept. 1
  • Muzzleloading Gun: Sept. 2 – Sept. 15
  • Fall Turkey: Oct. 9 – Oct. 15, Nov. 18 – Jan. 7

Zone B

  • Archery: Oct. 14 – Nov. 12
  • Crossbow: Oct. 14 – Nov. 17
  • Muzzleloading Gun: Nov. 18 – Dec. 1
  • Fall Turkey: Dec. 2 – Jan. 28

Zone C

  • Archery: Sept. 16 – Oct. 15
  • Crossbow: Sept. 16 – Oct. 20
  • Muzzleloading Gun: Oct. 21 – Nov. 3
  • Fall Turkey: Nov. 4 – Dec. 31

Zone D

  • Archery: Oct. 21 – Nov. 22
  • Crossbow: Oct. 21 – Nov. 22, Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
  • Muzzleloading Gun: Dec. 2 – Dec. 8
  • Fall Turkey: Nov. 23 – Nov. 26, Dec. 9 – Jan. 14

Turkey Bag Limits

  • Daily Bag Limit: 2 turkeys
  • Season and Possession Limit: 2 turkeys for all fall seasons combined

The fall turkey hunting season in Florida permits hunters to bag gobblers and bearded turkeys, with specific season dates allocated for each hunting zone. Hunters must be mindful of the daily and season possession limits.

Florida Turkey Hunting Laws and Regulations

Florida Wild Turkey Spring Season Dates and Limits

Spring Season for Gobblers and Bearded Turkeys

North of State Road 70

  • Youth Turkey Hunt Weekend: March 9 – March 10
  • Spring Turkey Season: March 16 – April 21

South of State Road 70

  • Youth Turkey Hunt Weekend: Feb. 24 – Feb. 25
  • Spring Turkey Season: March 2 – April 7

Turkey Bag Limits for Spring

  • Daily Bag Limit: 2 turkeys
  • Season and Possession Limit: 2 turkeys for all spring seasons combined

The spring turkey seasons are separated by State Road 70, with different opening dates for youth and the regular season. The limits are designed to maintain turkey populations and provide sustainable hunting opportunities across Florida.

Florida Turkey Hunting Laws and Regulations

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