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New York’s spring turkey hunting season is opening


File photo of Gabby Gunnip, of Elbridge, posing with her first turkey in Elbridge, NY, in 2018. Her dad, Jim Gunnip, was her mentor for the hunt.

File photo of Gabby Gunnip, of Elbridge, posing with her first turkey in Elbridge, NY, in 2018. Her dad, Jim Gunnip, was her mentor for the hunt.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The annual springtime turkey hunting weekend for young hunters is coming up in most of New York state.

Licensed hunters 12 to 15 years old are eligible for the special two-day hunt next weekend. They must have a turkey permit and be accompanied by a parent or other adult with written permission from a parent or guardian.

Shooting hours are from a half hour before sunrise until noon.

The Department of Environmental Conservation says poor reproductive success in the summer of 2017 means hunters may see fewer adult turkeys this year compared to last year.