From the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
-- Leftover landowner licenses and surplus hunting permits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis anywhere that Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) licenses are sold and online.
“If you applied for a permit and weren’t selected or you’ve never experienced turkey hunting before, it’s not too late to get a permit,” said Bill Penning, DNR farmland wildlife program leader.
Landowners who qualify may purchase a leftover landowner permit. Hunters can purchase a surplus permit. Because hunting access in many zones is limited, hunters should obtain landowner permission before obtaining a permit.
The fall turkey hunt consists of two five-day seasons - Oct. 14-18 and Oct. 21-25. Zone 601 has a single season running from Oct. 14 to Nov. 12.
Hunters may check the availability of leftover licenses or the status of their lottery applications on the DNR Web site at http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/hunting/turkey/index.html