Hunting Articles


Due to recent natural events, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Imperial Wildlife Area, Wister Unit, has recently experienced water-delivery delays that have resulted in the wildlife area receiving less than the amount of water needed to fully flood the waterfowl area. This may result in fewer hunt sites than normal being available for the waterfowl opener scheduled Saturday,...
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The Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted administrative rules for the salvage of roadkilled deer and elk during its meeting in Klamath Falls today. The new rules are due to the passage of SB 372 by the 2017 Oregon State Legislature and take effect on Jan. 1, 2019. Highlights of the new rules include: Deer and elk accidentally stuck by a vehicle may...
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Fall hunting seasons are underway, and hunters are reminded that Access Areas and Open Fields properties provide great opportunities on private land – just don’t forget to fill out a free permit when required! Some Access Areas and Open Fields properties require hunters to fill out a free permit to go hunting on the property, information that ODFW uses to track...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) program will provide public access for wild pig, bear, turkey, quail and dove hunts on a property in Tulare County this fall and spring. This is the first year that SHARE has offered opportunities at Hart Ranch, which includes 975 acres of rolling oak woodland 15...
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The Coquille Valley Wildlife Area reopens in stages to public use in time for waterfowl season. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will reopen the Beaver Slough tract October 13 and the Winter Lake tract October 20. Both tracts make up the 660-acre wildlife area and have been closed since June 1 for habitat restoration activities including tidal channel construction. “Waterfowl season begins...
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The Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet Friday, Oct. 12 in Klamath Falls at the Running Y Ranch Ponderosa Room, 500 Running Y Road. The meeting starts at 8 a.m. and follows this agenda. The Commission will be asked to adopt administrative rules to allow the salvage of roadkilled deer and elk beginning Jan. 1, 2019. The new rules are due to...
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