Thank you for your interest in the Spring 2020 Private Lands Youth Turkey Hunt. The deadline for applications is 11:59 PM on Sunday, February 23, 2020. This year, 15 youth will be selected to participate in one private lands youth turkey hunt in Love or Carter County, Oklahoma on Saturday, April 4, 2020. All participants will be required to attend a mandatory orientation meeting on Friday, April 3, 2020 at the Noble Research Institute in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Food and overnight accommodations will be provided by the Noble Research Institute. 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 an email letter 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
- Resident Options (Age 16-17): Must possess a hunting license (Resident Lifetime Hunting OR Resident 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 OR Resident 5-Year Hunting License OR Resident
5-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
- Nonresident Options (Ages 14-17): Must possess a $142 Nonresident Annual Hunting License OR a $176 Nonresident
Fiscal-Year 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.