Wild Turkey Season Opens In North Carolina On April 3
Last updated 3/22/2021 at 12:44pm
Wild turkey hunting season opens in North Carolina on April 3. The youth season is April 3 - 9, and the statewide season is April 10 - May 8. Hunters are limited to two turkeys for the season, only one of which may be taken during the youth season.
Last year, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission documented a record high turkey harvest during the five-week hunting season. The statewide harvest increased by 28 percent and the youth harvest increased by 110 percent compared to the average of the three previous years. The increase is likely due to North Carolinians spending more time outdoo...