GRAND MARAIS, MN --- January 9, 2011 --- Hunters who want to get in the field early for the 2011 spring turkey hunt must apply by Friday, Jan. 14, wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold.
This spring’s hunt will consist of six five-day and two seven-day seasons. All resident and nonresident wild turkey hunters interested in hunting this spring must apply electronically via the Internet, or by telephone toll-free at (888) 665-4236 (MNLICENSE). Resident hunters must pay a nonrefundable $3 application fee at the time of application while nonresidents must pay a nonrefundable $3.50 transaction fee.
Key changes include:
Licenses for the last two time periods will be sold over-the-counter only;
Hunters no longer must indicate a second choice of season on the application and;
Youth 17 and younger by April 13, 2011, are not eligible to participate in the lottery and should purchase a license for the season of their choice over-the-counter.
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