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Surplus turkey licences available Mon.

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Fall wild turkey hunting licenses that remain after the landowner and regular lottery drawings will be offered at noon on Monday, Sept. 21.

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Leftover landowner licenses and surplus hunting permits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis anywhere that Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) licenses are sold and online.

"If you applied for a permit and weren't selected or you've never experienced turkey hunting before, it's not too late to get a permit," said Bill Penning, DNR farmland wildlife program leader.

Landowners who qualify may purchase a leftover landowner permit. Hunters can purchase a surplus permit. Because hunting access in many zones is limited, hunters should obtain landowner permission before obtaining a permit.

The fall turkey hunt consists of two five-day seasons -- Oct. 14-18 and Oct. 21-25. Zone 601 has a single season running from Oct. 14 to Nov. 12.

Hunters may check the availability of leftover licenses or the status of their lottery applications on the DNR Web site.

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