Spring turkey youth season was bountiful for a Jackson 8-year-old | Sports & Recreation
JACKSON, MO (KFVS) - A viewer sent us this picture of 8-year-old Riley Russell from Jackson with his first turkey.
He bagged the big bird on Saturday, March 31. It weighed 21 pounds, had an 8 inch beard and 7/8 inch spurs.
Spring turkey season is underway. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, youth season ran March 31 to April 1 and the regular season will be April 16 through May 6.
For more information on turkey season, including the 2012 outlook and how to apply for a managed hunts, you can click here. For more information on spring turkey tagging and checking procedures, you can click here.
You can e-mail us pictures of your turkeys when the regular season starts to cNews@kfvs12.com. Don't forget to include your name and where you're from.
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