Turkey Hunts

2024 Turkey Hunt Dates: April 13–14, April 20–21.

Hunter quota 225. One bearded turkey counts toward the statewide bag limit.

Hunting ends at noon daily.

Successful hunters must be at the check station by 1 p.m.

Turkey scouting date: 7 a.m. to noon EST April 6

for permit holders and approved youths only.

All listed times are in the Eastern time zone.

Please visit TWRA Quota Hunts to apply.

The draw period to apply closed on January 10, 2024.

If you have ORWMA turkey harvest photos that you would like to see posted here on our website, please send us an email.

April 13-14, 2024, turkey hunt totals so far!

Adult 23 (92.0%)
Juveniles 2 (8.0%)

Total 25

Largest Tom 23.9 lbs

Longest Beard 12.0 ins

Longest Spur 1.5 ins

Of the 25 turkeys taken this past weekend, none were retained due to internal radiological contamination.

For additional information, please refer to this year’s TWRA hunting and trapping guide.

You may also email the Oak Ridge WMA Manager or ORNL Natural Resources Team for more information.

For questions regarding cancellations, please call ORWMA TWRA Manager, Shannon Young, at 865-755-4845

Maps presented for information only, refer to TWRA/DOE provided information for scouting/hunting decisions.

Hunts are subject to cancellation.

 2024 Turkey Hunt Map

2024 Back of Map Instructions