index

Maine Wild Turkey Hunting Seasons, WMDs, and Bag Limits

Spring Wild Turkey Season

  • Season Dates: April 29 - June 1, 2024
  • WMDs with 2-bearded Turkey Limit: 7 and 9-29
    • Seasonal Bag & Possession Limit: 2 bearded wild turkeys* per season; must not exceed individual WMD bag limits.
  • WMDs with 1-bearded Turkey Limit: 1-6 and 8
    • Seasonal Bag & Possession Limit: 1 bearded wild turkey* per season.

Youth Spring Wild Turkey Hunting Day

  • Date: April 27, 2024
  • Limit for Youths: May take up to 2 bearded wild turkeys in WMDs where 2-bird limit applies.

Fall Wild Turkey Season

  • Season Dates: September 18 - November 7, 2023
  • WMDs with 5-turkey Limit: 15-17, 20-25
    • Seasonal Bag: Up to 5 wild turkeys**; no more than 2 per day.
  • WMD 26 Limit: 3 wild turkeys** for the season.
  • WMD 28 Limit: 2 wild turkeys** for the season.
  • WMDs with 1-turkey Limit: 6-8, 10-14, 18, 19, 27 & 29
    • Seasonal Bag: Up to 1 wild turkey** for the season.
  • WMDs Closed: 1-5, 9 not open for fall turkey hunting.

Youth Fall Wild Turkey Hunting Day

  • Date: September 16, 2023
  • Youths may participate in fall turkey hunting on this day preceding the general season.

Bag Limit Clarifications

  • *Spring Season: Hunters may take up to 2 bearded wild turkeys, however, they must abide by the specific WMD bag limit where they are hunting.
  • **Fall Season: Hunters may take up to 5 wild turkeys during the fall season where the limit applies but must follow individual WMD bag limits.
Wild Advisor Pro

Disclaimer:

The legal advice provided on Wild Advisor Pro is intended as a summary of the hunting, camping, hiking, and fishing laws and regulations and does not constitute legal language or professional advice. We make every effort to ensure the information is accurate and up to date, but it should not be relied upon as legal authority. For the most current and comprehensive explanation of the laws and regulations, please consult the official government websites or a qualified legal professional. Wild Advisor Pro is not responsible for any misunderstandings or misinterpretations of the information presented and shall not be held liable for any losses, damages, or legal disputes arising from the use of this summary information. Always check with the appropriate governmental authorities for the latest information regarding outdoor regulations and compliance.