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Youth Turkey Season Opens April 8

Youth turkey season opens Thursday, April 8, a week before the regular season.

The youth turkey season runs from Thursday, April 8, through Wednesday, April 14, in game management units open to general season turkey hunting and open in controlled hunt areas to holders of a youth-only controlled hunt permit.

The general season opens Thursday, April 15.

A hunter must be 15 or younger on April 8 to participate in the youth hunt.

Youths aged 10 and 11 can buy a youth small game license and a turkey tag.

Please see the 2010 Spring Turkey Seasons and Rules brochure, available at Fish and Game offices and license vendors. Hunters must have a valid 2010 hunting license and a turkey tag.