Nebraska Spring Turkey Permits Available on Jan. 12

Nebraska spring turkey hunting permits will be available from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission starting at 1 p.m. CST on January 12, according to a news release from NGPC.

The youth and regular archery turkey seasons open March 25, while youth shotgun season opens April 11, and regular shotgun on April 18. All seasons close May 31.

The 2015 permit prices, not including issuing fees, are: resident turkey, $23; non-resident turkey, $95; and resident and non-resident youth turkey, $5. Youth permits are for hunters who are under age 16 by the opening day of the youth archery season. All turkey hunters, except residents under age 16, also require a Nebraska Habitat Stamp, which is $20.

Visit the NGPC website to purchase permits online.

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.

For more information on turkey hunting in Nebraska, read the 2015 Turkey Guide, which is available wherever permits are sold. A digital version of the guide may be viewed or downloaded at OutdoorNebraska.org.

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