California Turkey Hunting Season Dates and Times

California Nonlead Ammunition Requirement

  • Use of nonlead ammunition is mandatory when taking wildlife with any type of firearm within the state of California.
  • Additional details regarding nonlead ammunition regulations are available here.

2023 - 2024 Seasons and Limits - Wild Turkey

Season / Area Season Dates Daily Bag Limit Possession Limit
Fall Nov 11 - Dec 10 1 either sex 2 per season
Spring General Mar 30 - May 5, 2024 1 bearded 3 per season, combined
Archery Only Mar 30 - May 19, 2024
Additional Junior Mar 23 - 24, 2024 &
May 6 - 19, 202

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