Turkey season just confirmed!!!!
The Conservation Commission met Dec. 17 and 18 at Conservation Department Headquarters in Jefferson City. Commissioners present were:
William F. â€œChipâ€ McGeehan, Marshfield,
Don R. Johnson, Festus,
Don C. Bedell, Sikeston
* Set the 2010 Spring Turkey Hunting Season for April 19 through May 9. Other spring turkey hunting regulations remain unchanged from 2009.
* Set the 2010 Youth Spring Turkey Hunting Season for April 10 and 11. A youth possessing the prescribed youth turkey hunting permit and is at least six (6) but not older than fifteen (15) years of age may take one (1) male turkey or turkey with visible beard. Shooting hours are one-half hour before sunrise to sunset, Central Daylight Saving Time.
* Set the 2010 Fall Turkey Hunting Season for Oct. 1 through 31. Other fall turkey hunting regulations remain unchanged from 2009.
* Approved turkey hunting regulations for conservation areas to be published in the 2010 Spring Turkey Hunting Information booklet.