2nd Annual Wild Turkey Contest

Gallery 2023 Turkey Contest

Leaderboard 2023 Turkey Contest

Prizes will be awarded for the longest beard and longest spur – See Wild Turkey Contest Rules

Ontario’s Spring Wild Turkey Season beginning April 25, 2023 until May 31, 2023.

Cash prizes based on 70% of registration fees 

Participants will be required to submit photos of beard, spur and successful hunter with their harvest as described in the Wild Turkey Contest Rules.

Harvest Photos can be submitted via email to hunt_turkey@sjiha.ca

Registrations fees

Youth:        $20.00 (UNDER 18)

Adults:        $30.00

Registration:      Registration and payment must be received before the season begins


Complete the registration form found at Turkey Registration Form. Email registration form and etransfer to info@sjiha.ca. In the etransfer please indicate in the message box who the entry fee(s) are for.


By picking up registration forms at the following locations;

  1. Great Lakes Outfitters, SSM
  2. 17 E Trading Post, 6999 Hwy 17E

Registration and payment will be accepted at the Hunters and Anglers Conservation Centre at the St. Joseph Island Hunters and Anglers General Meeting at 7:30 PM on April 13th or on April 23rd from 10 am until 4:00 p.m.

Registration including payments received by April 16th have a chance to win your individual entry fee back by a random draw.

Eligibility: Eastern Wild turkeys harvested legally in 2023, in Wildlife Management Units 45 (St. Joseph Island) and 36 (North Shore)

Presentation of prizes on Saturday, June 3rd at 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Light refreshments provided.

Prizes:         In additions to cash prizes, mystery prizes will also be awarded.

Contacts:     Kevin Coombs       (705) 989-7319

Or               E-mail hunt_turkey@sjiha.ca