Spring turkey hunting season going on as planned

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Posted at 1:23 PM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 14:23:13-04

WISCONSIN — The 'Safer at Home' order lists outdoor activities as essential, which means that the 2020 Spring Turkey Season will proceed without changes to the season dates or management zones.

That being said. the hunting season will begin on its original date of April 15

Due to COVID-19, hunters should still practice social distancing and remain 6-feet apart from others.

All current regulations for the season apply. Licensed hunters should hunt the zone and period stated on their harvest authorization.

"Hunting and fishing provides us an opportunity in interact with nature. Hunting and fishing traditions run deep in Wisconsin," said DNR Secretary Preston D. Cole. "It's these traditions that allow us to have a moment of normalcy during this extraordinary time. Remember to be more than safe."

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