Turkey Hunting Seasons in New York State for 2023

Spring Turkey Hunt

  • Season Dates: May 1 - May 31
  • This season provides an opportunity for hunters to engage in turkey hunting during the spring, which is a popular time due to the behavior of turkeys during this period.

Youth Turkey Hunt

  • Season Dates: April 22 - April 23
  • The Youth Turkey Hunt is specifically designed for junior hunters, providing an early opportunity for young enthusiasts to participate in turkey hunting under the guidance of experienced adults.

Fall Turkey Hunt

  • Season Dates:
    • October 1 - October 14
    • October 15 - October 28
    • November 19 - December 2
  • The fall turkey hunting season offers different dates, catering to various regions and accommodating the turkey's behavior and patterns during the autumn months.

Specific Area Closures

  • Area 1A & 2A:
    • Both areas are closed for turkey hunting.
    • Hunters should note these specific closures and plan their hunting activities in other open areas.

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