Hunting Articles


ODFWs Access and Habitat Program and the C2 Ranch are offering 10 youth hunters the chance to hunt turkey on the ranchs 9,500-acre property near Medford this spring. The deadline to apply is April 1 and winners will be drawn on April 2. Each winner will receive a one-day guided hunt. A parent or other adult can accompany the youth hunter. It...
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5 Mistakes Not To Make on Opening Day
by Troy Rodakowski, MARCH 5, 2019


Turkey season opens in a few short weeks. It’s Saturday, March 30 in California and Monday, April 15 in Oregon.  Youth hunters can enter the field even earlier in both states. Over the years I have made plenty of mistakes and learned some valuable lessons when hunting turkeys. Here are a few tips of what not to do on opening...
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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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