Press Release

Fall Turkey Season Opens Soon

Hunters looking to bag a wild Idaho turkey can start hunting on Monday, September 15.

The general fall turkey season will open in the Panhandle and Clearwater regions. Fall controlled hunts open in a few places in the state.

  • September 15, 2014 through December 15. General Fall Hunt in Game Management Units 1, 2 (except Farragut State Park and Farragut WMA) 3, 4, 4A, 5 and 6.
  • September 15, 2014 through October 9. General Fall Hunt in Game Management Units 8, 8A, 10, 10A, 11, 11A, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 16A, 17, 18, 19 , 20.
  • November 21, 2014 through December 31. General Fall Hunt in Game Management Units 8, 8A, 10A, 11, 11A, 13, 14, 15, 16, and 18. This hunt is open on private lands only. For the purpose of this hunt, "private lands" do not include corporate timberlands.

The daily bag limit is one turkey (either sex) per day in the fall, except in Units, 1, 2, 3 and 5 where 5 turkeys (either sex) may be taken in a day during fall seasons. The most tags one hunter may possess in one year is six.

For more information on wild turkey hunting in Idaho go to: http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/public/hunt/rules/?getPage=67