2022 Turkey Season is OPEN!

Posted on 4-20-2022

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds hunters that the 2022 spring turkey season opened on April 20th.

The 2022 spring turkey season includes six, seven-day periods running Wednesday through the following Tuesday. All seven turkey management zones are open for hunting.

With the spring hunt almost here, hunters should brush up on the spring turkey hunting regulations within the Fall 2021- Spring 2022 Combined Hunting Regulations. General information regarding turkey hunting in Wisconsin is able on the DNR’s Turkey Hunting In Wisconsin webpage.

Registering your turkey harvest remains a critical component of wildlife population management. Turkey registration is mandatory. Hunters must register their turkey by 5 p.m. the day after recovery at gamereg.wi.gov or by calling 1-844-426-3734. Hunters will need the number found on their paper or electronic harvest authorization to register their turkey.