SPECIAL YOUTH TURKEY HUNT TO BE HELD AT HUESTON WOODS STATE PARK
COLLEGE CORNER, OHIO - Young turkey hunters will be able to take advantage of a permit only Youth Turkey Hunt at Hueston Woods State Park during the 2012 spring turkey season. Hunters 17 years of age and younger, accompanied by a non-hunting adult, are eligible to apply to hunt specified zones within the park May 5, 2012.
Registration for the drawing gets underway Saturday, March 17, 2012 beginning at 1:00p.m. The drawing will be held promptly at 1:30p.m. at Hueston Woods State Park Office located at 6301 Park Office Rd., College Corner. Driving directions may be obtained from the park at (513) 523-6347. Interested hunters may contact the Wildlife District Five Headquarters at (937) 372-9261, or Rush Run Wildlife Area at (513) 726-6795. All youth hunt information is posted at www.wildohio.com.
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 youth must hunt with a non-hunting licensed adult within the zones specified on the permit. All other rules and regulations must be followed. The permit is transferable; however, Rush Run Wildlife Area (513) 726-6795 must be notified of any changes prior to the hunt.
The permit only hunt will occur on May 5, 2012. Hunting hours are ½ hour before sunrise to sunset.