St. Paul All resident Minnesota wild turkey hunters interested in hunting this spring must apply electronically no later than Friday, Dec. 3, at any of the 1,800 Electronic License System (ELS) agents at businesses across the state. A nonrefundable $3 ap
This spring’s wild turkey hunt will consist of six five-day and
two seven-day seasons between April 13 and May 26 in 60 wild turkey
permit areas. An additional 4,300 permits will be available in the
lottery for the 2005 spring turkey season.
Hunters will be asked for the first time this year to state a
second choice in the last three seasons if they aren’t successful
in the lottery for their first choice. Also new this year is an
archery spring turkey license for residents and nonresidents. For
more information, call the DNR Information Center at (651) 296-6157
or toll free (888) MINNDNR (646-6367).