Missouri youth, archery and firearms turkey hunters can apply online Feb. 1-28 for 2018 spring turkey managed hunts through the Missouri Department of Conservation at mdc.mo.gov/springturkeyhunts.
Managed hunt details and application procedures are outlined on the webpage. Drawing results will be posted starting March 12.
Spring turkey hunting youth weekend will be April 7-8, with the regular spring season running April 16 through May 6. Detailed information on spring turkey hunting will be available in MDC's "2018 Spring Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information" booklet, available where permits are sold beginning in February. To learn more about turkey hunting in Missouri, visit MDC's website at huntfish.mdc.mo.gov/hunting-trapping/species/turkey.