Date: February 8, 2021
Contact: Chris Hartsgrove, 508-487-2100 ext. 0911
WELLFLEET, Mass – The spring Jap wild turkey hunt will happen in Massachusetts beginning April 26. That is the tenth season that spring turkey searching shall be permitted in Cape Cod Nationwide Seashore. The 2021 nationwide seashore turkey searching season is April 26 by way of Might 15, which is the primary three weeks of the state’s four-week turkey season. The spring youth turkey hunt is April 24.
The spring turkey hunt within the nationwide seashore shall be in step with most of Massachusetts Division of Fish and Wildlife rules. Nonetheless, a nationwide seashore turkey searching allow is required along with the state searching license and state turkey allow. The April 24 youth turkey hunt doesn’t require extra allowing by way of the seashore past state licensing necessities.
State rules prohibit turkey searching to Monday by way of Saturday, from ½ hour earlier than dawn till midday. These rules will apply within the nationwide seashore as properly. The techniques most hunters use throughout this season is searching from a stationary location whereas utilizing calls to attempt to entice toms (male turkeys) to their location.
A turkey searching allow utility could also be obtained on the Cape Cod Nationwide Seashore web site at www.nps.gov/caco/planyourvisit/hunting-fishing.htm. Turkey searching allow purposes will should be postmarked by March 31. The applying consists of all info wanted to enter the spring turkey hunt lottery.
For extra details about the Cape Cod Nationwide Seashore spring turkey hunt, contact Supervisory Ranger Chris Hartsgrove, at 508-487-2100, ext. 0911.