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By Roger Harnack
The Gazette 

Turkey season in Turnbull

Officials to open 1,883 acres off Mullenix Road


September 22, 2022

CHENEY – Turkey hunting is coming to Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge in the fall of 2023.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials are opening 1,883 acres in the Long Lake Unit of the refuge for hunting four days per week during the fall turkey season, from Sept. 1 through Dec. 31 beginning next year.

The Long Lake Unit is located east of Mullenix Road, south of the city.

The new Turnbull hunt would align with state and federal hunting laws, officials said. And hunting would be by reservation only, on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Up to two hunting parties of up to four hunters per p...

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