Updates in the 2015-2016 Hunting Regulations

Turkey Hunting

Private Lands

The new statewide season is March 20 - May 5.

Youth weekend will be the Saturday and Sunday only preceeding March 20 of each year.

Season bag limit is 3 male turkeys, no more than 2 in one day.

Public Lands

The new statewide season is April 1 - May 5.

Youth weekend will be the Saturday and Sunday only preceeding April 1 of each year.

Season bag limit is 3 male turkeys, no more than 2 in one day. (Seasons and limits may vary on some WMAs)

International Orange

During deer hunting season, all users, except hunters for dove, geese, duck, and other waterfowl including crow, must wear a hat, coat, or vest of solid international orange while on Wildlife Management Areas.

New Game Zones

The number of game zones was reduced to 4 from 6.

Game Zones 1 and 2 remain unchanged.

Game Zones 3 and 6 were merged into Game Zone 3

Game Zones 4 and 5 were merged into Game Zone 4