Whitesburg KY

Turkey season to open April 17

Kentucky’s 2010 spring wild turkey hunting season will open statewide Saturday, April 17, and close Sunday, May 9. The youthonly season will be April 3-4.

The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission, at its August meeting, recommended April’s second Saturday as a permanent general season opener, but the proposal has not yet completed the legislative approval process.

The new license year begins March 1. The 2010 Kentucky Hunting Guide for Spring Turkey and Squirrel will be posted online at fw.ky.gov Thursday, Jan. 21, and printed guides will be available at license vendors within the next few weeks. The guide contains complete hunting regulations, including bag limits, licensing requirements and equipment guidelines.

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