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Applications for fall turkey hunt due July 31

Applications for the 2009 fall wild turkey hunt in Minnesota are due by Friday, July 31.

Two fall turkey seasons are planned. Season A will run Oct. 14-18. Season B will run Oct. 21-25.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be selecting 9,330 applicants for the hunt. The four permit areas around Wadena are 214 (100 permits), 240 (100), 241 (10) and 243 (10). Wadena County is on the northern edge of the turkey range.

Hunters may apply individually or with one to three other hunters.