Do you need hunter education?

You must complete the Ontario Hunter Education classroom course to become eligible to hunt in Ontario.

To find an instructor in your area, visit

Do you need to take a separate course to hunt wild turkey in Ontario?

No. Hunters who have already taken the Ontario hunter education course are not required to take any additional training to hunt wild turkey.

The information presented here is provided as a voluntary resource for all new and experienced turkey hunters.

Who needs

Ontario Hunter Education

Hunter education in Ontario is delivered by the Ontario Hunter Education Program through instructor led classroom instruction.

For questions about hunter education in Ontario, or to find an instructor in your area, visit or email [email protected].

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