January 19, 2012

Application period for spring turkey hunts changed

By Niels Nokkentved, IDFG

   The application period for spring turkey controlled hunts has been delayed to begin Feb. 1.

   The application period will run through the end of February. The application fee is $6.25 per person for residents and $14.75 for nonresidents.

   Hunters may apply for controlled hunts at any hunting and fishing license vendor, Fish and Game office; with a credit card by calling 1-800-55HUNT5; or online at An additional fee is charged for telephone and Internet applications.

   If drawn, a hunter must also purchase a turkey controlled hunt permit at $7.75 and turkey tag at $19.75. Spring turkey controlled hunt information will be available following the Idaho Fish and Game Commission meeting on Jan. 26.

   Hunters must have a valid 2012 Idaho hunting license to apply.

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