Female turkeys have buff-tipped breast feathers and no leg spurs.
Females may have a small beard present, but it not typical.
Zone map information and season dates: Nonresident Turkey Application Guide Sign up for Nonresident Hunting Updates Hunters may determine their drawing status online.
The first season always begins on the Monday closest to April 15.
Since these early days, turkey populations have expanded across the entire state of Iowa.
Iowa Hunting and Trapping Regulations, Full Book - Iowa Hunting Seasons and Bag Limits, Quick Reference Card Nonresident spring turkey application period is Jan 1 to the last Sunday in January. Check availability of any licenses before going online to purchase.
For more information regarding Season Dates/Info, Application Dates, License Fee and Requirements, Application Instructions, Group Info, Landowner Info, Zones, etc please take a moment to view our Nonresident Turkey Application Guide.
If any license quota has not been filled, the excess licenses will be sold online or through the telephone ordering system, until the quotas are filled or the last day of the respective season, whichever comes first.