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Fall Turkey Application Deadline Is August 2
Thursday, July 22, 2004
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This news release was archived on Sunday, August 22, 2004

The fall turkey special permit application deadline is Aug. 2.

Applicants must mail their application and a $3 nonrefundable drawing fee to the Regional FWP offices offering the turkey hunting permits.  Drawing results will be posted on the FWP web site at www.fwp.state.mt.us. Successful applicants must purchase a fall turkey license which is $5 for residents and $115 for nonresidents.

Fall turkey applicants may select only one of the following special fall turkey permit areas:

Apply to the Region 1 Regional Office, 490 North Meridian Rd, Kalispell MT 59901, for:

 

* Lincoln County Area—150 either-sex permits

* Sanders County Area—150 either-sex permits

Apply to the R 2 Regional Office, 3201 Spurgin Rd., Missoula MT  59804, for:

 

* Bitterroot Valley Area—150 either-sex permits

Apply to the R 3 Regional Office, 1400 South 19th, Bozeman MT  59718, for:

 

* FWP Administrative Region 3—10 either-sex permits

* Youth ages 12-14—two either-sex permits

* Park County—30 either-sex permits

* Youth ages 12-14—two either-sex permits

Printed applications are available at all FWP regional offices and on the FWP web site at www.fwp.state.mt.us under Hunting and then Licenses and Applications or on www.discoveringmontana.com under Online Services.  Applicants must have a 2004 Conservation License before applying for a fall turkey permit.

The statewide fall turkey season is Sept. 1- Jan. 1. General fall turkey hunting areas that do not require a permit are generally in eastern Montana and portions of Northwestern Montana. The fall turkey regulations can be found in the 2004 upland game bird hunting regulations.