Regulation 420-29 with maps: Fort McCoy Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Laws and Regulations (click to open)

Fort McCoy Firearms Registration (click to open)

Fort McCoy Hunting, Fishing and Trapping regulations are also available at the Permit Sales Office, online, and at the Hunter Information Point (HIP) located south of Highway 21 at the intersection of Quarry Hill Road and Highway 21 and will be open for all hunting seasons.

All 2024 Fort McCoy spring turkey permits and harvest authorizations for all seasons have been issued.  

2024 Spring Turkey Permit Quotas (number of permits awarded for each season):
   Season A: 75
   Season B: 85
   Season C: 75
   Season D: 75
   Season E: 45
   Season F: 45


Click here for 2023 Spring Turkey Harvest Results       



Fort McCoy Sprng Turkey permits are only available through the Fort McCoy online application process.  Fort McCoy spring turkey permit applications are available in January and must be submitted  by February 28th. There is no cost to apply for a Fort McCoy spring turkey permit. The permit lottery will take place the first week of March.

The awarded Fort McCoy Spring Turkey Permit ($13) and the Wisconsin Spring Turkey license ((i.e., current Spring Turkey Hunting License (any season), Conservation Patron License or a Senior Citizen Recreation Card), and stamp are required to hunt Ft McCoy. Awarded Ft McCoy spring turkey permits may be purchased online through your Ft McCoy iSportsman account or at the Ft McCoy permit Sales Office located in building 2168 M-F 7-330. 

Your Ft McCoy awarded spring turkey permit will show what spring turkey season you were awarded. 

State of Wisconsin Spring Turkey license and stamps can be purchased through the Wisconsin DNR GoWild system at https://gowild.wi.gov/.


The Spring Turkey hunting season on Fort McCoy consists of 6 hunting periods.  

Each season running 5 days in length (Monday – Friday (except period A, which is 3-days (Wednesday - Friday)). This is done to minimize conflict with increased military training on the weekends and to provide a 2-day period open for scouting with no disruption to hunters.

2024 Season Dates
   Season A  April  17-19
   Season B  April 22-26
   Season C  April 29-May 3
   Season D  May 6-10
   Season E  May 13-17
   Season F  May 20-24


If awarded a Fort McCoy Spring Turkey Permit ($13), your Fort McCoy spring turkey permit also serves as your Spring Turkey Harvest Authorization for Fort McCoy. You are also required to purchase a Wisconsin State Spring Turkey License. The Wisconsin Spring Turkey license can be for any State Spring Turkey Season.  

Harvest limit is 1 turkey per Fort McCoy permit. Along with the purchase of your Fort McCoy permit, all turkey hunters must possess the appropriate Wisconsin Spring Turkey hunting license (i.e., current Spring Turkey Hunting License, Conservation Patron License or a Senior Citizen Recreation Card), and Wild Turkey Stamp before hunting on Fort McCoy. 

 All persons must reference the current Fort McCoy and Wisconsin Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations for additional license information.


Turkeys harvested on Fort McCoy no longer need to be registered through the Wisconsin DNR GameReg. All harvests will be registered through iSportsman upon your Check-out process. When reporting your harvest, iSportsman will ask for any harvest information. Fort McCoy will report harvest results to the DNR at the end of each season.


 All individuals are required to display an information card on the passenger side of the windshield/dash. Click here for template.


Check the Area Status/Game Line for OPEN training area daily prior to hunting. You can check the Area Status/Game Line by calling 866-277-1597, this website, or at the kiosk at the Hunter Information Point at the intersection of Hwy 21 and South J Street. Check Game Line daily.


Do you want to play a part in managing the habitat where you hunt? 

The Fort McCoy Natural Resource Branch (NRB) is interested in finding hunters to help identify Garlic Mustard and  report the location where it was found.  In doing so, you would help the Fort McCoy NRB to better treat and control the spread of this invasive species and improve the habitat in these areas. 

If you would be interested, please email the Permit Sales Office at usarmy.mccoy.id-readiness.mbx.dpw-permit-sales@army.mil and we can provide you an informational packet that includes; How to identify Garlic Mustard, the known locations of Garlic Mustard on Fort McCoy,  as well as, other pertinent information.

We appreciate any and all assistance.







 Help to maintain a clean and safe environment for wildlife and humans. If you come across dumped items such as household items, drums, concertina wire, etc., please mark and report the location(s) to Permit Sales (608) 388-3337 so the appropriate authorities can be contacted to remove the items.



The mission of the Fort McCoy Natural Resource Branch is to foster the wise stewardship of natural and cultural resources which will support and sustain a realistic military training environment, biological diversity, the integrity of sensitive or unique sites, and commercial and recreational opportunities.