Turkey Permits On Sale Monday

LINCOLN (AP) - The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission begin selling fall turkey-hunting permits on Monday. The fall seasons runs from Sept. 15 through Dec. 31. A fall turkey permit allows hunters to shoot a gobbler with a shotgun or archery equipment, including crossbows. The bag limit is two turkeys of either sex. Each hunter may have up to two permits. The permits are valid statewide and allow the take of turkeys from 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset. Turkey permits cost $24 for residents, $91 for nonresidents and $6 for all youths aged 15 or younger. There is no minimum age requirement for youth. Turkey hunters must wear at least 400 square inches of hunter orange on their head, chest and back during the November firearm deer season.