USA -(Ammoland.com)- The 2017 spring turkey permit drawing has ended and 135,307 successful applicants will receive spring wild turkey permits.
A total of 240,768 permits have been made available for the spring 2017 turkey season – remaining permits will be available through over-the-counter sales beginning March 20 with Zone 1.
Postcard notifications to successful applicants have been mailed, and hunters can also monitor permit status online through their website or via the DNR Customer Call Center from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week, at 1-888-WDNRINFo (1-888-936-7463).
Turkey hunters will be able to purchase their turkey permits starting in mid-March once the new license year begins.
Starting in 2017, the spring turkey season will begin on the third Wednesday in April. The season will run from April 19 through May 30, with six seven-day periods running Wednesday through the following Tuesday. A total of seven zones and Fort McCoy will be open for hunting.