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Fall Turkey Permits Available Beginning Aug. 10

LINCOLN – Hunters may begin purchasing fall turkey permits Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. Central Time. Permits will be available at OutdoorNebraska.org and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission permitting offices.

A fall turkey permit is valid statewide and allows a hunter to harvest two turkeys of either sex with a shotgun or archery equipment. Each hunter may have up to two permits. There is no minimum age requirement for youth.

Turkey permits cost, not including an issuing fee, $23 for residents, $95 for nonresidents, $11.50 for resident landowners, $47.50 for nonresident landowners and $5 for resident or nonresident youth age 15 and younger. A $20 Habitat Stamp, with some exceptions, is required.

The fall turkey season is Sept. 15-Jan. 31, 2016.

For more information about turkey hunting in Nebraska, read the 2015 Turkey Guide at OutdoorNebraska.org. Visit HuntSafeNebraska.org to find a list of Hunter Education classes.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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