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Turkey lottery hunt applications available


The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is now accepting applications for turkey lottery hunts on public lands through Monday March 2 at 5 p.m.

A non-refundable fee of $5 is required of all applicants for the Multi-site Turkey Lottery Hunt and $5 for the youth applicant on the Youth Multi-site Turkey Hunt.

After the selection process occurs, only the primary applicant will receive email notification of the drawing's completion.

Turkey tags are no longer free.

In addition to the required hunting license, big game permit, and WMA permit, all turkey hunters, including youth, are required to have turkey tags in possession while hunting. Tags may be purchased on-line, by phone or at license vendors and will be mailed beginning in mid-February. Tags will also be available over the counter at SCDNR regional offices starting in late February.

For lottery information or questions contact:

Emily Kearse at 803-734-3887 or kearsee@dnr.sc.gov

Trista Milhouse at 803-734-3892 or milhouset@dnr.sc.gov


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