Update: 5:00 PM 8/18/17 the official leftover fall turkey permit numbers are posted. Scroll down the page for table and link to WDNR page.
The 2017 fall turkey hunting drawing has been completed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Notification cards will be mailed very soon. In the meantime, hunters can check their Go Wild account for their application status; look under “current licenses.”
Leftover fall turkey hunting tags will go on sale Saturday, August 26 at 10a. Turkey hunters may purchase one permit per day until all permits are sold out.
Estimated Leftover Permits for Fall 2017 turkey hunt:
Zone 1 – 15,000+
Zone 2 – 5000+
Zone 3 – 18000+
Zone 4 – 8000-
Zone 5 – 150
No permits are leftover in zones 6 or 7.
When the leftover permit statistics are verified the exact number will be posted on the;
2017 Fall Turkey Hunting Leftover permit availability page.
Update the final leftover turkey permit numbers are posted. Here is a copy of the WDNR table. Click the link above to visit the WDNR page.
Permits are $5.00 for 10 and 11-year-olds, $10.00 for residents, and $15.00 for nonresidents.
Please note that at the time you purchase your permit you will be required to purchase a fall turkey license. If you did not buy a spring turkey license, you would also need to buy a Wild Turkey Stamp.
2017 Wisconsin wild turkey fall season dates;
Zones 1-5 – Opens, September 16, 2017, Close December 31, 2017
Zone 6 and 7 – Opens, September 16, 2017, Close November 17, 2017
Jim Lucas says
Thanks Charlie, I noted there are thousands of Turkey permits remaining in my area of choice. I will try to get on the Licence and Tag hunt soon.
Tons of Turkey Hunting opportunities in the Great State of Wisconsin!
Best of fortune afield to all Hunters.