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March 17, 2023

Turkey Permit Deadline Wednesday; OTC Sales Begin Monday

Claim Awarded Permits By Wednesday, March 22; OTC Sales Open Monday, March 27 at 10 a.m.

Hunters awarded turkey permits in the lottery have until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday to claim their permits or forfeit them.

Unclaimed and leftover permits go on sale Monday, March 27 at 10:00 a.m. on a first come-first served basis.

Hunters who do not act by the deadline may not be able to purchase permits for their preferred zone or period.  Those awarded a permit in each lottery must claim both. 

Youth hunters are always guaranteed a Y period permit as their first permit, regardless of applying in the lottery.

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