MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - The state DNR has issued over 135,000 hunting permits for the spring turkey season.
The first permits were issued in a lottery. Another 99,000 turkey permits will be sold over the counter in March.
The season runs from April 10th through May 21st. It will be divided into 6 seven-day hunting periods throughout seven zones in the Badger State.
Last year, hunters killed just over 42,000 turkeys.