Hunting Articles

The California Fish and Game Commission adopted the 2018-19 waterfowl hunting regulations at their regularly scheduled meeting on April 19. The pintail daily bag limit has returned to two, and there have been some changes to accommodate a longer late season for white-fronted geese in the Northeastern Zone. The Commission also created a Special Management Area in the Klamath Basin,...
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Refuge Scouting for Elk
by Frank Biggs, APRIL 18, 2018

Great hunting opportunities are available at many of the State and Federal Refuges.  In Oregon, we are very fortunate to have many of both.   The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife offers the ability to apply for a tag for a specific hunt and refuge, such as Hart Mountain.   As I am directing this article of a specific Federal Refuge, the application...
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Let the Squirrel Wars begin!!!
by Lorissa Soriano, APRIL 18, 2018

The Special Ops Department of Squirrel Eradicators (D.O.S.E.), in partnership with the Reconnaissance Division of Varmint Hunters (D.O.V.H.) stationed in Modoc County, is currently looking for new recruits and fast shooters to join them as they prepare to do battle with rogue Spermophilus terrorist organizations who have been threatening to destroy farm and ranch lands throughout the County.  The D.O.S.E. and...
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Annual Wolf Report released
by ODFW, APRIL 13, 2018

ODFW wildlife biologists counted 124 wolves in Oregon this past winter, an 11 percent increase over the number counted last year. This count is based on verified wolf evidence (like visual observations, tracks, and remote camera photographs) and is considered the minimum known wolf population, not an estimate of how many wolves are in Oregon. Twelve wolf packs were documented at the...
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What’s new in turkey hunting?
California Outdoors Q&A
Carrie Wilson, APRIL 6, 2018

Question: It has been a few years since I have been hunting but I hunted turkeys this past weekend with a friend and I’m glad he was with me because he told me there were new regulation changes for turkey hunting. Most important one was the need to use nonlead ammunition. Am I missing anything else? (Anonymous) Answer: First of all, we’re happy...
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The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the City of Warrenton will co-host a public meeting to address human-elk interactions in and around the city of Warrenton and Clatsop County. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 12 at the Warrenton Community Center, located at 170 SW 3rd St., Warrenton, OR 97146. ODFW wildlife biologist Herman Biederbeck will present an overview of elk...
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