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2022-2024 News Releases

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  • May 15, 2024
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CDFW is now accepting applications for a limited number of deer and pig hunting access permits for opening weekend, Aug. 10 and 11, 2024, in Zone A for the general season. This is not a special hunt; the drawing is to control the number of hunters in these areas on opening weekend only.

Categories: Big Game, Deer, Hunting, Lands
  • May 7, 2024
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Chronic wasting disease has been detected for the first time in California’s deer and elk.

Categories: Big Game, Deer, Hunting, Public Safety, Wildlife Health
  • April 23, 2024
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The California Fish and Game Commission acted on several issues affecting California’s natural resources at its April 17-18, meeting in San Jose. The Commission approved a major amendment with special conditions as recommended by CDFW to an experimental fishing permit related to pop-up gear testing in the Dungeness and rock crab fisheries.

Categories: FGC, Fishing, Hunting, Salmon, Wildlife
  • March 27, 2024
spring turkey

California’s general spring turkey season opens statewide March 30, and runs through May 5.

Categories: Hunting, Lands, Licensing, Upland Game
  • March 20, 2024
Mallard in flight

CDFW invites artists to submit their original artwork to the 2024-2025 California Duck Stamp Art Contest. Submissions will be accepted May 6 through June 14.

Categories: Duck Stamp, Hunting, Waterfowl

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