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  • September 29, 2022
Bear in pine tree

October 2022 CDFW calendar of events

Categories: Calendar
  • September 6, 2022
Eastern fox squirrel

California’s 2022-2023 general tree squirrel season will be open from Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022 through Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023.

Categories: Hunting, Wildlife
  • August 26, 2022
Creek running through sloping meadow with trees and mountains in background.

September 2022 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar

Categories: Calendar
  • August 26, 2022
mourning dove in flight

The first of two opening days of California’s dove hunting season is quickly approaching. Dove hunters will be able to hunt for mourning dove, white-winged dove, spotted dove and ringed turtle dove beginning Thursday, Sept. 1 through Thursday, Sept. 15, followed by a second hunting season, Saturday, Nov. 12 through Monday, Dec. 26.

Categories: Hunting, Upland Game Bird Stamp, Wildlife
  • August 16, 2022
Two people in blaze orange hunting in an upland field

CDFW has opened the annual grant application period for projects that benefit upland game bird populations and the habitats upon which they depend.

Categories: Grants, Habitat Restoration, Hunting, Lands, Upland Game Bird Stamp
  • April 26, 2022
Stock photo of a tule elk in a field

California hunters can now purchase hunting licenses for the 2022-23 season, as well as apply for the Big Game Drawing online. Californians have many options to bring home wild game for their dinner table, and at this time, the current COVID-19 pandemic is not expected to lead to the closure or delay of any hunting seasons.

Categories: Big Game, Deer, Hunting, Lands, R3, Wildlife
  • February 25, 2022
Man Holds Largemouth Bass

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now offering public fishing opportunities through the Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) program.

Categories: Fishing, Hunting
  • December 6, 2021
Image of poacher with buck

A Tehama County man has pleaded guilty to deer poaching charges stemming from an August 2020 poaching investigation. Kaden Pearce, 23, of Red Bluff, killed a large buck (male deer) in a local walnut orchard where he did not have legal permission to hunt. He then falsified the location information when he reported the deer harvest on his deer tag as required by hunting regulations.

Categories: Big Game, Deer, General, Hunting
  • November 2, 2021
waterfowl in flight

Hunters can soon participate in no-fee waterfowl hunts amid restored salt ponds at Eden Landing Ecological Reserve (ELER) in Hayward. Access to ELER will be open to 100 hunters on a first-come, first-served basis.

Categories: Hunting, Lands, Waterfowl
  • October 29, 2021
Ducks flying off river with trees in background

November 2021 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar

Categories: Calendar

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