The Minnesota fall turkey hunting season offers hunters a challenge and another way to experience the outdoors in October. Fall turkey season is open from Saturday, Oct. 2, through Sunday, Oct. 31.
Hunters are allowed to take one turkey of either sex during the fall season. Fall turkey hunters may use a crossbow, firearm or archery equipment afield; however, hunters who are hunting both turkey and deer with archery equipment must observe the deer archery season restrictions on their equipment. Only hunters age 60 or older, or hunters who have a valid crossbow permit, may use crossbows during the deer archery season with an archery license. Youth may use a crossbow on a firearms license during the youth deer season.
Fall turkey licenses are available for purchase online, by telephone by calling
888-665-4236 or in person anywhere DNR licenses are sold. More information about fall turkey hunting is available on the DNR website.