Hunting Articles


A ram that died of natural causes is the pending new World's Record bighorn sheep. The Boone and Crockett Club today confirmed the official entry score of 216-3/8 points B&C. The nine-year-old ram lived his entire life on Wild Horse Island, a state park located in Northwest Montana's Flathead Lake. The ram was officially scored at the Club's national headquarters in...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is teaming up with Reed’s Indoor Range in Santa Clara to offer a Spanish-language Hunter Education Course later this month. To obtain a hunting license in California, new hunters must pass a Hunter Education Course. CDFW’s Hunter Education Program and Reed’s Indoor Range will offer a two-day course in Spanish on the weekend...
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Spring bear hunters should be aware that there is an error in the 2018 Oregon Big Game Regulations. The W Blue Mtns hunt (#749A) wrongly lists the opening date as April 15. The correct opening date for this hunt is April 1, as it has been for many years. The deadline to apply for a spring bear tag is Saturday, Feb....
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW ( http://www.wildlife.ca.gov/ ) ) has suspended the lands pass requirement at some state locations in response to a request from other state agencies. The lands pass requirement is suspended indefinitely at the following CDFW properties: * Batiquitos Lagoon Ecological Reserve * Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve * Buena Vista Lagoon Ecological Reserve * Crescent City Marsh Wildlife Area * Eel River...
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Planning for Youth Waterfowl Hunting Days
California Outdoors Q&A
Carrie Wilson, FEBRUARY 1, 2018



Question: My son is asking me to take him out on the special youth waterfowl hunt next weekend. We have everything we need like waders, camo, shotguns and so forth. But I don’t have reservations anywhere and we don’t have access to a duck club. What are my public waterfowl hunting options? I want to make it a good experience for...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is planning to capture numerous elk in northern California in late January and early February. From Jan. 31 through Feb. 4, CDFW will capture as many as 43 adult Rocky Mountain elk (nine bulls and 34 cows) in Lassen, Modoc and Siskiyou counties in northeastern California. From Feb. 6 through Feb. 8, CDFW...
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