California General Trout Season Opens April 27th

California General Trout Season Opens April 27th

  One of California’s most anticipated and celebrated outdoor traditions unfolds Saturday, April 27 one hour before sunrise when the state’s general trout season opens in many counties throughout California. In the last three weeks, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) trout hatcheries have stocked more than 170,000 trout weighing nearly 95,000 pounds. Trout fishing is available and popular year-round in many waters across the state, but the general…

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Online Applications Now Available for 2019 Joice Island Wild Pig Hunts

Online Applications Now Available for 2019 Joice Island Wild Pig Hunts

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering wild pig hunting opportunities in March and April at the Joice Island Unit of the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area in Solano County. The 2019 Joice Island pig hunt drawings will be administered online exclusively. CDFW is accepting applications until 4 p.m. on Feb. 14. The limited-entry, permit-only hunts help control a small population of wild pigs on the Joice Island…

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WILD PHEASANT, FALL TURKEY, SECOND DOVE SEASONS SET TO OPEN NOV. 10th

WILD PHEASANT, FALL TURKEY, SECOND DOVE SEASONS SET TO OPEN NOV. 10th

  California’s fall hunting season hits full stride Saturday, Nov. 10 with openers for wild pheasant, fall turkey and the second dove season. Combined with hunting seasons already open for quail, chukar, snipe, waterfowl, tree squirrel and rabbits, California hunters have plenty of options to pursue some spectacular game species and equally stellar table fare. Few states can match the sheer variety of hunting opportunities available to California hunters in…

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SPRING TURKEY HUNTING SEASON APPROACHES, SPECIAL HUNT OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND

SPRING TURKEY HUNTING SEASON APPROACHES, SPECIAL HUNT OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND

California’s 2017-18 general spring turkey hunting season opens statewide on March 31 and extends through May 6. The archery-only hunting season follows immediately afterward, running from May 7-20. Young hunters will have additional opportunities to bag a spring tom turkey. Junior Hunting License holders may hunt the weekend before the general opener, March 24 and 25, and the two weeks after the general season closes, May 7-20, using shotguns or…

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