Wild Pig Hunting

wild pig in wooded area


Senate Bill 856 (2022) Wild Pig Validations Advisory Meeting (PDF) will be held virtual or in person April 3, 2023.


  • A hunting license and wild pig tag are generally required to take wild pig in California.
  • General Season: Open all year.
  • Bag and Possession Limit: There is no daily bag or possession limit for wild pigs.

See the Mammal Hunting Regulations Booklet for additional regulations:

Mammal Hunting

Regulations for taking big and small game mammals, furbearers and nongame

Hunting Licenses and Tags

Special Pig Hunts

Camp Roberts

Carizzo Plains Ecological Reserve

Grizzly Island Wildlife Area - Joice Island Unit

San Antonio Valley Ecological Reserve

Tehama Wildlife Area

  • Pig hunting on Tehama Wilidlife Area is held concurrently with the G-1 deer hunt. Any person who has a deer tag (G-1) and a TWA access permit may take pigs during the hunt period. See the Tehama Wildlife Area page for further information.

Cottonwood Creek Wildlife Area

Additional wild pig hunting opportunities can be found on the Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Program page