Area Briefs, Outdoors

Spring turkey season begins April 15

All you need to spring turkey hunt is camo, a call and a shotgun. A hen or jake decoy can also improve your odds. You can hunt for six weeks (April 15 to May 31) anywhere in the state.
Spring turkey hunting is general season, and anyone can purchase a tag anytime before going hunting. Turkey tags are $25.50 for residents and $10.50 for youth hunters (age 17 and under). Hunting licenses are $33.50 for residents.
The daily bag limit is one male turkey or a turkey with a visible beard (so hens with beards may be . . .