2014-01-30 / Outdoors

Outdoors Brief

DNR: Hunters reminded spring turkey applications on sale until Feb. 1

LANSING – The Department of Natural Resources encourages hunters to start dreaming of spring by purchasing their spring turkey hunt applications today.

The DNR reminds hunters that spring turkey hunting applications are on sale now through Feb 1. The application fee is $4. Applications and licenses may be purchased at any authorized license agent or online at www.michigan.gov/ huntdrawings.

The 2014 spring turkey season runs from April 21 through May 31, with hunts lasting from seven to 41 days, depending on the hunt unit. Hunters may purchase a license for just one hunt. A total of 114,140 licenses are available in the drawing for quota hunts, including 49,140 general licenses and 65,000 private-land licenses.

Information about spring turkey hunting can be found at www.michigan.gov/turkey.

Beginning March 3, applicants can check whether they were drawn for a license at www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings. Any leftover licenses will be sold until the quota is met in each hunt unit and hunt period.

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