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Youth Turkey Hunt Day

Hunting Regulations Icon New Jersey Hunting

April 20, 2019 (See Take a Kid Hunting)

If no turkey is harvested on this youth hunt day, Period Y permits may be used by the youth hunter in the designated zone for the balance of the season until a bird is harvested (see Take a Kid Hunting).

All youth turkey hunters 10 to 16 years of age must possess a valid spring turkey hunting permit in addition to their youth hunting license.

Youth hunters must be accompanied by a properly licensed, non-hunting adult age 21 or older who may not shoot on this youth day.

This season is considered an extension of the regular season permit held by the youth.

If youth hunter harvests a turkey on this youth hunting day, the “Y” Period permit is no longer valid for future hunting.

Non-hunting adults accompanying youth turkey hunters need only have in possession a valid hunting license. Spring and fall turkey hunting are by permit only. See Turkey Hunting Permits, General, License, Permits & Stamps. For farmers, see Farmer Turkey Permits, Farmer Hunting & Permit Information.