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Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge is conducting a special 2-day youth Turkey Hunt event on April 20-21, 2019.  

To apply, send a post card with the youth’s name and address

by April 1st to:

Big Oaks NWR, 1661 W JPG Niblo Rd. Madison, IN 47250.  

Those selected will be notified by mail. Those youth can attend an optional turkey hunting luncheon/workshop at 12:00PM on April 20 and a 1-day turkey hunt on April 21. The luncheon will feature door prizes and expert presentations on turkey hunting.  Hunt areas can be reserved by youth on April 21 during the workshop. The youth must have a responsible adult as a guide and the youth will be the only one allowed to hunt. The youth and guide must attend a refuge safety briefing, and the youth’s acknowledgement of danger form must also be signed by a responsible adult. Big Oaks NWR will follow state regulations with regard to Hunter Safety requirements for youth.