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New Law Allows Unsuccessful Youth Turkey Hunters Another Chance
Posted: 03/25/2014

Hunters with a youth turkey season license who are not successful at harvesting a turkey in the April 5-13 youth turkey season can now get a do-over. They may use that unfilled youth license in any of the spring turkey hunting seasons. Youth hunters may also obtain an additional license for the fourth season, if they choose.

 

Last year, 4,100 hunters participated in the youth turkey season and reported harvesting 1,050 turkeys.

 

This new regulation became effective when Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed the bill into law March 14.

 

The youth season information in the hunting regulations was updated online at www.iowadnr.gov/Hunting/HuntingLicensesLaws.aspx to reflect the change in the law. This change occurred after the printed regulations booklets were issued last August.

 





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