Enid Lake Turkey Hunt

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 15, 2008

Enid Lake sets dates for turkey hunt

Enid Lake is now accepting applications for a Special Turkey Hunt at the Springdale Wildlife Management Area.  

Applications for the hunt may be obtained from the Enid Lake Field Office or from public service announcements published in the area newspapers.  All applications must be returned to the Enid Lake Field Office and received no later than 9 a.m., March 3.  This year’s hunt will be divided into three sessions with each session restricted to a maximum of 30 hunters.  

A public drawing will be held at the Enid Lake Field Office at 10 a.m. on March 3 to determine who will be eligible to hunt in the three sessions. Bag limit is one adult gobbler or 1 gobbler with 6 inch or longer beard per day; 3 per hunting session.  (State law limit is 3 per season.)  

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The first session will be for young hunters, 10-15 years of age, and will consist of 7 days, (March 8-14).  An adult at least 21 years of age must accompany these young hunters.  The second session will be 7 days, (March 15-21) and will be for adult hunters, age 16 and up.  The third session will be 7 days, (March 22 – March 28) and will also be for hunters age 16 and up.  

The Resource Manager of Enid Lake, Billy J. Samuels, or his designated representative will issue all permits.  In addition to state laws, participants will also be required to comply with special regulations for the Springdale Wildlife Management area.  For more information contact Mike Robinson, Ranger for the Corps of Engineers at Enid Lake at 662-563-4571.