Hunting Articles


The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) program will provide public access for hunting on properties in Colusa, Merced, Santa Barbara and Solano counties this fall. For the first time, SHARE will offer deer, quail and dove hunts on a new property in Santa Barbara County. Harrington Farms is 785 acres of farmland...
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Events in Central Point, Corvallis, Eugene, Irrigon/Umatilla, John Day, Klamath Falls, La Grande, Madras, Portland/Sauvie Island, The Dalles (Tygh Valley) Youth hunters (age 17 and under) can sign up now for ODFW’s free pheasant hunts happening around the state in September. The events are being held in, Central Point, Corvallis, Eugene, Irrigon/Umatilla, John Day, Klamath Falls, La Grande, Madras, Portland/Sauvie Island, The...
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Youth hunters (age 17 and under) can sign up now for ODFW’s free pheasant hunts happening around the state in September. The events are being held in, Central Point, Corvallis, Eugene, Irrigon/Umatilla, John Day, Klamath Falls, La Grande, Madras, Portland/Sauvie Island, The Dalles (Tygh Valley). See dates below and register online (see Register for a Class/Youth Upland Hunts), at a license sales agent or at...
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August 20 is the deadline to apply for the limited number of permits for controlled sage-grouse hunts in eastern Oregon. Results will be available August 31 for the season which runs September 8 – 16. Oregon hosts a very conservative sage-grouse hunting opportunity. While research shows a 10 percent harvest will not change the trajectory of a sage-grouse population, ODFW sets regulations annually...
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Question: I heard that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will provide bows and arrows to schools that want to add archery to their physical education curriculum. Is that safe? Archery is a lot of fun but it’s also probably more dangerous than something like soccer or dodgeball, right? What kind of teacher training is offered or required? (Amy) Answer: Archery is...
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ODFW will launch a new electronic licensing system (ELS) on Dec. 1, 2018 with the sale of 2019 licenses and tags. With the new system, hunters and anglers can choose to carry their documents electronically (on their smart phone or tablet) and tag fish and wildlife with a mobile app that will work even offline. Or, customers can continue to use...
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