FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 21, 2010
SPECIAL YOUTH TURKEY HUNT TO BE HELD AT PAINT CREEK
HILLSBORO, OHIO - Young turkey hunters will be able to take advantage of a permit only Youth Turkey Hunt at Paint Creek State Park during the 2010 spring turkey season. Hunters 17 years of age and younger, accompanied by a non-hunting adult, are eligible to apply for a drawing to hunt within four specified zones April 17, 24 and May 1, 8 and 15th, 2010.
Registration for the drawing gets underway at the Fallsville Wildlife Area, 10221 Careytown Rd., New Vienna, OH 45159 on Saturday , March 20, 2010 beginning at 1:00p.m. The drawing will be held promptly at 2:00p.m. The non-hunting adult that will be accompanying the youth hunter on the hunt must enter the drawing. The permit will be issued in the adult’s name. If drawn, the youth hunter must purchase an Ohio hunting license and youth turkey permit.
The contact number for Fallsville Wildlife Area in (937) 987-2508, interested hunters can also call the Wildlife District Five Headquarters at (937) 372-9261. All youth hunt information is posted at www.wildohio.com .
Hunting hours are all day on April 17, 2010. Hunting hours are ½ before sunrise to noon for all other dates.