Hawaiʻi Island Turkey Hunting Season Begins Soon

The 2021 spring bearded turkey hunting season begins on Monday, March 1, 2021 and runs through Thursday, April 15, 2021. The spring season will be for bearded turkeys only.  The daily bag limit is three bearded turkeys per hunter with a season bag limit of three.

All hunters are required to have a current unused turkey tag while hunting. Tags can be purchased by mail or by commercial vendors. To purchase tags by mail, hunters must send a copy of their 2021 State of Hawai‘i hunting license with game bird stamp, a money order payable to the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), and a self-addressed stamped envelope to 66-1220 A Lalamilo Road, Kamuela, HI 96743.  The turnaround to receive tags is two weeks.

Contact the DLNR Division of Forestry & Wildlife (DOFAW) offices at (808) 587-0166 with any questions or for further details.

More information on gamebird hunting rules can be found here.

 

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