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Upcoming Turkey Hunting Season and Safety

Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 at 6:23 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

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Iowa’s spring turkey season is next month and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources is passing along regulation and safety reminders.

Louisa County Conservation Officer Ben Schlader says the youth hunting season is Saturday, April 7th through Sunday, April 15th.  He says the regulations are different for youth that decide to go turkey hunting.

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Bob Bellmer, Park Ranger with the Washington County Conservation Board says there are steps you can take to stay safe while hunting as well.  He shares these tips:

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Bellmer says to avoid wearing the blaze orange because a turkey will see you approaching.  To find out more about hunter safety tips and regulations, follow this link.