Wis. DNR Issues 135K Turkey Permits in Drawing

Created: 01/17/2013 7:08 AM KSTP.com By: Jennie Olson

The state Department of Natural Resources has issued more than 135,000 spring turkey permits through its annual lottery.
    
DNR officials say 135,155 applicants won a permit. The agency will make another 99,610 permits available through over-the-counter sales in March.
    
The spring turkey season will from April 10 through May 21. The season will be divided into six seven-day periods across seven zones.
    
Hunters killed 42,433 turkeys during the 2012 spring season.

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