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Question by bryce wood. Uploaded on October 21, 2010
in vermont, if it waddles and clucks you can shoot it. only in the spring it has to have a beard.
ok well does anybody know about in Nebraska?
From the Nebraska Game and Parks website:
"Bag Limit – One male or bearded female turkey per
"Bag Limit - Two turkeys per permit."
Looks to me like hens are legal in the fall.
Yes you can, especially since the vast majority of hens are without a beard. You could also shoot a bearded hen, a jake, or a tom.
@straightshooter is correct. In Nebraska, fall Turkey begins Sept. 15 and ends Dec. 31. A fall turkey permit is valid statewide and allows the take of two turkeys (hen or tom), from 30 minutes before sunrise to sunset, with either archery equipment or shotgun. Each hunter may have no more than two fall permits.
Restrictions on draw weight of archery equipment have been lifted, and youth permits are available for residents and nonresidents for $5. A great time to hunt turkeys in Nebraska.
Read the hunting reg's Son!
Reminds me of New Mexico od out of state Texans asking if it was legal for them to shoot does because they had out of state license. Instead of saying no, I should have said yes. Read the Reg's!
Clay has the only right answer I read so far, and the only answer that should have been given.
Agree with Clay, and Dcast, +1 guys
assuming it is legal to do so, try to avoid it, as it is possible to identify sexes in the fall too. You will get great admiration from your fellow hunters if you can especially avoid killing the old mama hen and can brag you are good enough to do that. She's the one kicking out a whole bunch of young ones.
Young females are not such a big deal though.
In the fall, the males have white looking heads at a distance, red and white looking heads closer up; the hens are more drab and have feathers coming up the back of the head to the top if you look for that. You will get better at it.
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