Wild Turkey in Texas

Check Your Eastern Turkey On the My Texas Hunt Harvest App

Built exclusively for Texas hunters, this official TPWD app enables hunters to report harvested eastern turkeys in real time.
Beginning in 2016, Eastern Turkey hunters must now check their harvested turkey with the free app or web version instead of visiting physical check stations.

Check your eastern turkey online

  Download My Texas Hunt Harvest

With the My Hunt Harvest App You Can...

  • Log your harvested game
  • View your harvest history
  • Access your customer number more easily, after a one-time login
  • Help biologists manage great Texas hunting
  • Available Free on iOS, Android & on the web.

Thank you for supporting healthy habitats in Texas!

**This app does not fulfill tagging requirements for completion of the harvest log on the back of the license, required for the harvest of both turkey and white-tailed deer.

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Three Fast Turkey Facts:

    If Wild Turkeys could smell, they'd be nearly impossible to hunt.

    The eyes and ears of a turkey make it one of the toughest of all Texas game animals. Their vision is the keenest among all Texas game animals. They are especially astute at pinpointing movement and can hone in on noises from a mile away.

    Wild Turkey Revival!

    A hundred years ago, turkeys almost disappeared from Texas due to unregulated hunting and loss of habitat. Now, thanks to hunter and landowner support, bag limits and a restocking program, they are making a steady comeback.

    Where the Wild Turkeys are.

    Turkeys now inhabit 223 of the 254 counties in Texas. You can see them roam at many Texas State Parks. One of the most substantial and oldest winter turkey roosts is at South Llano River State Park near Junction. Want to bag your own turkey? You can hunt for them on many of our Wildlife Management Areas and other public hunting lands.

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