Published On: Thu, Apr 4th, 2013

Attention Cherokee Turkey hunters

Cherokee’s spring turkey hunting season opens Saturday, April 13.  You are invited to participate as a field reporter and submit turkey harvest data to the Cherokee Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Management.  This information is important to help the Department maintain a healthy turkey population on Cherokee lands.  Call 497-1802 after a turkey is harvested with some or all of the following information: location and date of kill, number of days hunted to kill the bird, turkey’s approximate age (adult or juvenile), turkey’s spur length, and turkey’s beard length. 

– Cherokee Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Managment

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