Wild turkey tags deadline Sept. 7 | NevadaAppeal.com

Wild turkey tags deadline Sept. 7

Don Quilici

Those hunters who wish to be included in the upcoming drawing for tags to hunt wild turkeys in the Nevada Fall season have until 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7 to submit their applications.

Applications are available at license agents, Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) regional offices or on the Internet at http://www.ndow.org.

Applications must be received at the Wildlife Administrative Services office in Fallon by 5 p.m. on Sept. 7 to be eligible for the tag drawing.

Limit: One bearded wild turkey. Shooting hours: Sunrise to sunset, daily.

Northern Nevada dates and quotas for the Mason Valley Wildlife Management Area of Lyon County are:

Oct. 5-14: 10 tags.

Oct. 15-24: 10 tags.

Oct. 25-Nov. 3: 10 tags.

Tag drawing results will be available on Sept. 21.

No weapons may be used to hunt wild turkey other than a:

1. Shotgun which is no larger than 10 gauge nor smaller than 20 gauge and uses a shot size no larger than a number 2 pellet: or

2. Longbow and arrow.

Shot used to hunt wild turkey on a wildlife management area must be Non-toxic shot and not larger than standard-size T.

Costs: $20 for a tag, plus a $3 predator management fee and a $2 Internet Online Convenience fee.

For information, call the Nevada Department of Wildlife at 688-1500.