Hunting Articles

A long awaited package of provisions for sportsmen's access and habitat conservation, the Natural Resources Management Act (S. 47) was advanced by the House of Representatives, and now heads to the President's desk to be signed into law. A number of the provisions within S. 47 are access-oriented priorities of the Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation (CSF).  Introduced in January by Congressional Sportsmen's...
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2019 Annual Junior Chukar Hunt
by Lorissa Soriano, FEBRUARY 27, 2019

Many people showed up in support of this years’ Annual Junior Chukar Hunt. In fact, there were double the amount of volunteers, parents, and dogs who attended the event this year, compared to prior years. Some volunteers even came from as far as Susanville to help out. It was really great to see. The 2019 Annual Junior Chukar Hunt, sponsored by...
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Boone and Crockett Club: Coyote Management and Fair Chase
by Boone and Crockett Club, FEBRUARY 26, 2019

Animal rights groups attempting to end all public hunting is nothing new. Their most recent efforts have focused on banning local contests that encourage hunters to help reduce coyote overpopulation. Some states are now considering these bans primarily based on a question of fair chase. Animal rights groups have gained support for these initiatives by incorrectly using the Boone and Crockett...
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California’s spring turkey season opens statewide March 30 and extends through May 5, and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering 86 special hunts this year on public and private land to help hunters bag a tom. Young hunters have additional opportunities. Junior Hunting License holders can hunt March 23-24, the weekend before the general opener, and the...
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ODFW has increased the number of staff available to take hunter reports by phone and encourages hunters to report their big game or turkey tag(s) as soon as possible. Call 1-866-947-6339 (the reporting number printed on all 2018 tags) to report your hunt, or report online via As of today, more than 108,000 hunters still need to report hunt results,...
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Hunting Partner Laws?
by CDFW, FEBRUARY 18, 2019

Question: Is it legal to bring along a friend or family member on a hunting trip if they do not have a license or tag? I have found nothing in the regs book. Also, when hunting with an archery-only tag in the general season, is it legal to be hunting with someone who carries a general rifle tag and rifle? (Chris Gaylor) Answer: No problem...
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