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Spring turkey permits now available PDF Print E-mail

Spring turkey hunting permits will be available from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission starting at 1 p.m. Central Time on Jan. 10.

The archery and youth archery hunting seasons are March 25-May 31. The youth shotgun season is April 9-May 31 and the regular shotgun season is April 16-May 31.

The 2011 permit prices, not including issuing fees, are: resident turkey, $23; nonresident turkey, $90; and resident and nonresident youth turkey, $5. Youth permits are for hunters who are under age 16 on the opening day of the youth archery season.

All turkey hunters, except residents under age 16, require a Nebraska Habitat Stamp.

A spring turkey permit, as well as a spring youth turkey permit, allows a hunter to take turkeys with bow and arrow in the archery season and a shotgun in the shotgun season.

A person may have up to three spring turkey permits. The bag limit is one male or bearded female turkey per permit.

Visit OutdoorNebraska.org or Game and Parks permitting offices to purchase permits.