Thank you for your interest in the Spring 2018 Private Lands Youth Turkey Hunt. The deadline for applications is 11:59 PM on Sunday, March 11, 2018. This year, 15 youth will be selected to participate in one private lands youth turkey hunt in Love or Carter County, Oklahoma on Friday, April 13, 2018. All participants will be required to attend a mandatory orientation meeting at 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at the Noble Foundation in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Food and overnight accommodations will be provided by the Noble Foundation. To be eligible, youth must have completed their hunter education requirements prior to applying and must be 12-17 years old at the time of the scheduled hunt. Applicants who are successfully drawn will receive a notification letter in the mail that includes specific information about the hunt. Youth participants will be required to purchase appropriate license(s) prior to the hunt as listed below:
- Resident Options (Ages 12-15): Exempt from a hunting license, but must possess a $10 turkey license or proof of exemption.
- Resident Options (Age 16-17): Must possess a hunting license (Lifetime Hunting OR Lifetime Combination License OR Resident Youth Annual Hunting OR Resident Youth Combination License OR Resident Youth Fiscal Year Hunting OR Resident Youth Fiscal Year Combination License) and a $10 turkey license or proof of exemption.
- Nonresident Options (Ages 12-13): Exempt from a hunting license, but must possess a $10 turkey license unless otherwise exempt.
- Nonresident Options (Ages 14-17): Must possess a $142 nonresident annual hunting license and a $10 turkey license unless otherwise exempt.
*Each child participating in this hunt must have one adult (licensed or unlicensed) who is at least 21 years of age accompany them on the hunt.