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Turkey Hunting Info

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Turkey

Zones:

1; 2; 3; 4B; 5; 5B; 6; 7; 7A; 8; 9; 10; 17

Opens:

  4/20/2013

Closes:

  5/5/2013

Shooting Hours:

  30 Minutes Before Sunrise Until 30 Minutes After Sunset

Limits:

  • The statewide bag limit is two adult gobblers or bearded hens, no jakes.
  • Zone bag limit: Two adult gobblers or bearded hens, no jakes.
  • Hunters 6 to 15 years old may harvest one jake as part of their two-bird limit during the season (including the youth hunt).
  • No more than one turkey may be taken per day.
       

Turkey

Zones:

4; 4A; 5A; 9A

Opens:

4/20/2013

Closes:

4/28/2013

Shooting Hours:

30 Minutes Before Sunrise Until 30 Minutes After Sunset

Limits:

  • The statewide bag limit is two adult gobblers or bearded hens, no jakes.
  • Zone bag limit: One bearded turkey, no jakes. Hunters who kill a turkey in one of these zones must travel to any other zone (including other one-bird-limit zones) to harvest a second turkey.
  • Hunters 6 to 15 years old may harvest one jake as part of their two-bird limit during the season (including the youth hunt).
  • No more than one turkey may be taken per day.

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 Turkey - Youth Hunt 

   

Zones:

1; 2; 3; 4; 4A; 4B; 5; 5A; 5B; 6; 7; 7A; 8; 9; 9A; 10; 17

Opens:

4/13/2013

Closes:

4/14/2013

Shooting Hours:

30 Minutes Before Sunrise Until 30 Minutes After Sunset

Limits:

  • The statewide bag limit is two adult gobblers or bearded hens.
  • Hunters must follow the zone bag limits of the zones in which they hunt.
  • Hunters who are 6 to 15 years old may harvest one jake as part of their two-bird limit during the season (including the youth hunt).
  • No more than one turkey may be taken per day.

More:

  • Only hunters 6 to 15 years old may hunt turkeys during the special youth turkey hunt.
  • Youths who have completed hunter education must be accompanied by an adult mentor who is 18 or older.
  • Youths who have not completed hunter education must be under the direct supervision of an adult mentor who is 21 or older.
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