Osceola Turkey hunting

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Where to hunt Osceola Turkey

Named after the famous Seminole nation chief of the early 1800s, Osceola turkey exists only in Florida, and not all over the state at that. The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) only recognizes birds as Osceolas if they are taken south of a line drawn between Taylor and Dixie counties on the Gulf to a line running between Nassau and Duval counties on the Atlantic coast.

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Osceola turkey is often described as the hardest gobbler to get. Its limited range and being coveted by diehard turkey hunters who need it to complete a slam influences prices. Osceola turkey hunts start at just over $2000 and may go as high as $3,000.

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When to hunt Osceola Turkey?

The opening dates of the Osceola turkey hunting season may vary, but the season can open as early as in first week of March in some areas, making it the earliest possibility of hunting a turkey in the USA, but the general season dates is late March to late April. The fall season dates vary greatly from area to area; consult Florida Fish&Wildlife website.

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Hunting methods for Osceola turkeys are not much different from other turkeys and are centered around calling a dominant gobbler in range. Osceola turkeys are very difficult to bag, especially for a hunter out of state. On the one hand, they inhabit unique habitat of Florida that most hunters aren’t accustomed to. On the other hand, Osceola turkeys are not very active callers, and shut up quickly as soon as they sense something’s wrong. For this reason, out-of-state hunters have to hire a guide or go for an outfitted hunt.

Why hunt Osceola Turkey?

Osceola turkey is the second smallest subspecies of wild turkey (after ocellated turkey) and the smallest of the subspecies in the United States, and is an indispensable part of the Turkey Grand Slam. Osceola turkeys are characterized by darker plumage, and longer spurs. Its name spells the romance and drama of America’s early years, and your Osceola turkey hunt will match the emotions the name stirs. With the unique environment of Florida, and the challenge that the bird presents, Osceola turkey hunting is an unforgettable experience.

3 Day Osceola Turkey Hunt

3 Day Osceola Turkey Hunt

Florida, United States
Osceola turkey
Trip duration: 3 days
Hunting season: 1 Apr 2022 - 31 May 2022
Package price
$2,000
for 3 days, 1 hunter
Private Ranch Osceola Turkey Hunt '22

Private Ranch Osceola Turkey Hunt '22

Florida, United States
Osceola turkey
Trip duration: 3 days
Hunting season: 16 Mar 2022 - 20 Apr 2022
Package price
$2,350
for 3 days, 1 hunter
Osceola Turkey Hunt (1-2 guns)

Osceola Turkey Hunt (1-2 guns)

Florida, United States
Osceola turkey
Trip duration: 3 days
Hunting season: 20 Mar 2022 - 25 Apr 2022
Package price
$2,450
for 3 days, 1 hunter
Osceola Turkey

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