Spring Turkey Hunting applications for WMA due February 12th

Spring Turkey Hunting applications for WMA due February 12th

February 4, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/4/21)

(Northern MN) — Less than one month away, the beginning of Spring Turkey Hunting Season license sales kicks off for hunting in the Mille Lacs, Carlos Avery, and Whitewater wildlife management areas.

Firearms turkey hunters age 18 and older who are interested in a permit to hunt during the A through C seasons are required to apply for a lottery. The deadline to apply for those high-demand areas is Friday, February 12th. Successful applicants may hunt statewide, with the exception of the other two lottery areas, in addition to their selected WMAs.

March 1st is the day all spring turkey hunters can purchase a license over the counter. The firearms season for hunters 18 and older is divided into six hunt periods, A through F. youth and archery-only license holders may hunt the entire season. 

Timelines for the seasons run for Season A is April 14-20, Season B April 21-27, and Season C April 28-May 4.