PLENTY OF 2003 FALL TURKEY HUNTING PERMITS STILL AVAILABLE
Lincoln, Neb. -- Hunters wishing to participate in Nebraskas 2003 fall
shotgun turkey season may purchase their first or second turkey permits in
units where permits remain beginning Sept. 22 and there are plenty of
permits still available.
The 2003 fall turkey archery season will be Oct. 1 - Nov. 14 and there are
an unlimited numbers of permits available. There were 739 shotgun permits
available in the Southwest Unit the afternoon of Sept. 18 and unlimited
permits available in the Northwest and Verdigre units. The shotgun season
will be Oct. 18 - Nov. 14.
Permits cost $21.00 for residents and $66 for nonresidents. A Habitat
Stamp ($13) is required for all resident turkey hunters age 16 and older
and for all nonresident hunters regardless of age. Hunters can obtain no
more than two permits, which may include two shotgun permits, two archery
permits or one of each.
Turkey permits are available over-the-counter at Commission offices in
Alliance, Bassett, Norfolk, North Platte, Omaha, Kearney, Lincoln, and at
the Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium near Gretna. Unlimited Northwest Unit permits and
archery permits will also be available at Game and Parks Commission
offices at Chadron State Park, Fort Robinson State Park, Wildcat Hills,
and Calamus Fish Hatchery, and the Commissions Internet web site at
www.outdoornebraska.org Applications that are mailed should be sent to the
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, P.O. Box 30370, Lincoln, NE 68503.
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