Region 1 Guide

Guide created on 2017-11-06


Region Exceptions

Turkey

Dates:
Regional Turkey - either Sex
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and Regional Turkey License
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.
Special:
Turkey Area — valid in Lincoln, Flathead, Sanders and Lake counties and those portions of Sanders and Missoula counties within Region 1. Not valid on the Flathead Indian Reservation. NOTE: Turkeys in Region 1 are mostly on private land. Hunters must get permission

Dates:
Regional Turkey - either Sex
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and Regional Turkey License
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.
Special:
Turkey Area — valid in Lincoln, Flathead, Sanders and Lake counties and those portions of Sanders and Missoula counties within Region 1. Not valid on the Flathead Indian Reservation. NOTE: Turkeys in Region 1 are mostly on private land. Hunters must get permission

Dates:
Regional Turkey - either Sex
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and Regional Turkey License
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.
Special:
Turkey Area — valid in Lincoln, Flathead, Sanders and Lake counties and those portions of Sanders and Missoula counties within Region 1. Not valid on the Flathead Indian Reservation. NOTE: Turkeys in Region 1 are mostly on private land. Hunters must get permission

Dates:
Regional Turkey- either Sex
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and Regional Turkey License
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.
Special:
Turkey Area — valid in Lincoln, Flathead, Sanders and Lake counties and those portions of Sanders and Missoula counties within Region 1. Not valid on the Flathead Indian Reservation. NOTE: Turkeys in Region 1 are mostly on private land. Hunters must get permission

Dates:
Regional Turkey Either-sex
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and Regional Turkey License
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.
Special:
Turkey Area — valid in Lincoln, Flathead, Sanders and Lake counties and those portions of Sanders and Missoula counties within Region 1. Not valid on the Flathead Indian Reservation. NOTE: Turkeys in Region 1 are mostly on private land. Hunters must get permission

Dates:
open either-sex
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and General Hunt Area Turkey License
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.

Dates:
open either-sex
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and General Hunt Area Turkey License
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.

Dates:
open either-sex
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and General Hunt Area Turkey License
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.

Dates:
open either-sex
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and General Hunt Area Turkey License
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.

Dates:
open either-sex
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and General Hunt Area Turkey License
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.

Dates:
Female or Beardless Turkey
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and a Regional Female or Beardless Turkey license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.
Special:
Turkey Area — valid in Lincoln, Flathead, Sanders and Lake counties and those portions of Sanders and Missoula counties within Region 1. Not valid on the Flathead Indian Reservation. NOTE: Turkeys in Region 1 are mostly on private land. Hunters must get permission

Dates:
Female or Beardless Turkey
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and a Regional Female or Beardless Turkey license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.
Special:
Turkey Area — valid in Lincoln, Flathead, Sanders and Lake counties and those portions of Sanders and Missoula counties within Region 1. Not valid on the Flathead Indian Reservation. NOTE: Turkeys in Region 1 are mostly on private land. Hunters must get permission

Dates:
Female or Beardless Turkey
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and a Regional Female or Beardless Turkey license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.
Special:
Turkey Area — valid in Lincoln, Flathead, Sanders and Lake counties and those portions of Sanders and Missoula counties within Region 1. Not valid on the Flathead Indian Reservation. NOTE: Turkeys in Region 1 are mostly on private land. Hunters must get permission

Dates:
Female or Beardless Turkey
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and a Regional Female or Beardless Turkey license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.
Special:
Turkey Area — valid in Lincoln, Flathead, Sanders and Lake counties and those portions of Sanders and Missoula counties within Region 1. Not valid on the Flathead Indian Reservation. NOTE: Turkeys in Region 1 are mostly on private land. Hunters must get permission

Dates:
Female or Beardless Turkey
License:
Conservation License, Base Hunting License, Upland Game Bird License, and a Regional Female or Beardless Turkey license
When Hour:
one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset
Method:
a shotgun not larger than a ten gauge, a long, recurve or compound bow and arrow, A rifle or a handgun may be used except in areas with a weapons restriction.
Special:
Turkey Area — valid in Lincoln, Flathead, Sanders and Lake counties and those portions of Sanders and Missoula counties within Region 1. Not valid on the Flathead Indian Reservation. NOTE: Turkeys in Region 1 are mostly on private land. Hunters must get permission

Activities Available

Turkey Hunting

Methods Available

A Shotgun Not Larger Than A Ten Gauge, A Long, Recurve Or Compound Bow And Arrow
Aerial Spotting Restrictions
Identification Requirements
A Shotgun Not Larger Than A Ten Gauge, A Long, Recurve Or Compound Bow And Arrow, A Rifle Or A Handgun May Be Used During The Fall Season Except In Areas With A Weapons Restriction.
Tagging Requirements
Unlawful: Any Recorded Or Electronically Amplified Bird Or Animal Calls, Sounds, Or Imitations
Motor-vehicle Restrictions
Communication Restrictions
Shooting Restrictions
Access Restrictions
Prohibited
Prohibited: The Aid Or Use Of Any Set Gun, Jacklight, Spotlight Or Other Artificial Light, Trap, Snare, Salt Lick, Or Bait
A Shotgun Not Larger Than A Ten Gauge, A Long, Recurve Or Compound Bow And Arrow, A Rifle Or A Handgun May Be Used Except In Areas With A Weapons Restriction.
Check Station Requirements

State-wide Species Available

Turkey

General Regulations

Always check your state's official documentation. See our list of state regulations.