All deer and turkey must be checked by telephone or on the Internet. No in-person checking stations are available.
You don't need to call Telecheck immediately after taking the game. You have until 10 p.m. on the day of harvest to check your deer or turkey. You can transport unchecked game within the state as long as the transportation tag is attached to the leg.
Deer carcasses shall remain fully intact or field-dressed until they are Telechecked.
Turkeys must have their heads and plumage intact until they are Telechecked.
Step 1: Select your notched permit from the list.
Step 2: Tap “Telecheck.”
Step 3: Follow the prompts on the screen.
Telecheck will upload a confirmation number to your mobile device.
Use Telecheck online or use a phone to dial 1-800-314-6828, then follow the instructions. If you use the phone, speak clearly and slowly. You can call between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.
After you have provided the required information, you will receive an eight-digit confirmation number that verifies you have legally checked your game. Write this number on the permit.
You have now completed checking your game and can process your turkey.
The most common reason hunters are unable to complete their Telecheck is because of a poor cell phone reception. Wait until you are out of the woods and receive a clear, strong cell phone connection before placing your Telecheck call. Once you’ve attached the temporary transportation tag to your turkey, you have until 10 p.m. on the day of harvest to check the animal.