Washington Turkey Season Information

Washington offers various turkey hunting seasons with specific dates, GMUs (Game Management Units), and bag limits. Here's the information for turkey hunting in the state:

Fall General Season:

  • Season Dates: September 1 - December 31
  • GMUs: 101-154, 162-186, 382, 388, 568-578, 203-290
  • Bag Limit/Legal Bird: In most areas, hunters are allowed to take two (2) beardless turkeys and two (2) either sex turkeys. However, specific GMUs may have a bag limit of one (1) either sex turkey.

Spring Youth Only:

  • Season Dates: April 1-7, 2024
  • Statewide: Statewide*
  • Combined season limit: Three (3) turkeys
  • Specific bag limits: Various counties may have specific bag limits.

Spring General Season:

  • Season Dates: April 15 - May 31
  • Statewide: Statewide
  • Bag Limit: Three (3) turkeys

Special Permit Only Hunts:

  • Season Dates: November 15 - December 15
  • Teanaway GMU: 335
  • Bag Limit: One (1)

Please be sure to check specific GMUs and county regulations for any additional restrictions or requirements when planning your turkey hunting in Washington.

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