Deadline for Wisconsin turkey hunting applications approaching

MADISON (AP) -- Wisconsin wildlife officials are reminding turkey hunters the deadline for applying for a spring permit is quickly approaching.

Hunters have until the close of business on Dec. 10th to enter a drawing for permits held in late January or early February.

Permit winners can buy start buying their licenses on March 6th. Any permits leftover after the drawing will go on sale for the general public later that month.

Spring turkey hunting begins on April 6th with a youth hunt. The regular season starts on April 10th and consists of six seven-day periods that end on May 21st.