Young turkey hunters will be able to take advantage of a permit only Youth Turkey Hunt at Paint Creek State Park during the 2013 spring turkey season. Hunters 17 years of age and younger, accompanied by a non-hunting adult, are eligible to apply for a drawing to hunt within four specified zones April 20, 27 and May 4, 11 and 18, 2013.

Registration for the drawing gets underway at the Fallsville Wildlife Area, 10221 Careytown Rd., New Vienna, OH 45159 on Saturday, March 16, 2013 beginning at 1:00p.m. The drawing will be held promptly at 2:00p.m. The non-hunting adult that will be accompanying the youth hunter on the hunt must enter the drawing. The permit will be issued in the adult’s name. If drawn, the youth hunter must purchase an Ohio hunting license and youth turkey permit. Permits are transferrable through the Fallsville headquarters and must be done 24 hrs. prior to the hunt.

The contact number for Fallsville Wildlife Area in (937) 987-2508, interested hunters can also call the Wildlife District Five Headquarters at (937) 372-9261. All youth hunt information is posted at www.wildohio.com .

Hunting hours are ½ before sunrise to noon for all special youth turkey hunting dates on Paint Creek State Park.

Ohio DNR

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