A turkey hunter got more than he bargained for when he was bitten by a coyote. Nevada County Sheriff Keith Royal says a hunter was calling turkey on Clover Valley Road, in the south county, Saturday morning. The Sheriff says as he was making the calls a large coyote approached the hunter.
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Fish and Wildlife wardens searched the area for the animal. The hunter was treated at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital for the bite.
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Turkey season is from March 30 til early to mid-May in the local area.