A request to extend shooting hours for turkey hunting during the spring youth hunt has been presented by a citizen to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Board.
The Board will hold a public hearing on the proposal at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, at the Whitcomb Jr.-Sr. High School Cafeteria, 273 Pleasant Street, Bethel, VT 05032.
Shooting hours for the spring youth turkey hunt currently are one-half hour before sunrise to Noon. The proposal is to extend shooting hours to 5:00 p.m. The spring youth turkey hunt occurs on the weekend before the normal May 1-31 spring turkey season.