Youth Turkey Season this Weekend

April 05, 2019

By Robin Gregg

This weekend is Youth Turkey Hunting Season (April 6 & 7). Good Luck!!! Please email your pictures to robingregg@monroecountyappeal.com to be seen in our Hunting and Fishing Section in our April 18 edition. Don't forget to ID your picture.

According to the Missouri Department of Conservation; Youth Turkey Season Youth Spring Turkey Hunting Season Regulations and Guidelines are as follows:

Who May Participate:

◾ Youth hunters who are age 6–15 on opening day

Season Dates: April 6–7, 2019

Shooting Hours: 1/2 hour before sunrise to sunset Central Daylight Time

Valid Permits:

◾ Resident Spring Turkey Hunting Permit

◾ Resident Landowner Spring Turkey Hunting Permit

◾ Nonresident Spring Turkey Hunting Permit

Note: Landowner permits are valid only on the land for which

they are issued. See Page 6 for qualifications.

Youth Season Limit: One male turkey or turkey with a

visible beard.

Note: Youths who take a turkey during the youth season may

not harvest a second bird until April 22. This is because the

bird taken during the youth season counts as the first bird for

the first week of the regular season.