Is it legal to hunt turkey with a rifle?

Question:

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Answer:

You can use a shotgun with shells not exceeding 3 1/2 inches maximum length for turkeys:

No person shall take upland game birds:

• With a trap, snare, net, crossbow, slingshot, hand-held or thrown missiles, firearms except a shotgun using shells not exceeding 3 ½ inches maximum length,

except forest grouse. Forest grouse shall not be taken with a trap, snare, net or crossbow.