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DNR opens application for fall turkey licenses

Turkeys make their way through a field.

MICHIGAN — If you want a freshly–caught turkey this Thanksgiving, now’s the time to prepare.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently opened applications for fall turkey licenses.

The DNR reminds hunters that their licenses only apply to specified hunting units. Licenses will be awarded through a drawing on August 23, with any leftovers available for purchase online.

Turkey season starts September 15.

Applications cost five dollars and you can file one on the DNR website.