CDFW Information | Don’t Let Fall Upland Seasons Fly By!


Don’t Let Fall Upland Seasons Fly By!

Wild pheasant, fall turkey and the second dove season will open on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, placing California’s fall searching season in full strut. Hunters also can chase chukar, snipe and quail statewide as these seasons opened in September and October.

CDFW is providing a household pheasant hunt to a most of 30 hunters on the Little Dry Creek Unit, Higher Butte Basin Wildlife Space, on Sunday, Nov. 20. There’s a $2.42 non-refundable utility charge and the deadline to use is Monday, Oct. 31. All hunters should apply via CDFW’s On-line License Gross sales and Providers web site or at a license agent. Hunters can view their drawing outcomes on-line roughly one week after the appliance deadline. For extra info on normal drawing info, functions or directions, please go to CDFW’s Upland Sport Wild Chicken Hunts webpage.

Hunters are accountable for figuring out bag and possession limits and all laws concerning species being pursued. Season dates additionally fluctuate by species. To search out extra info on limits, laws and season dates, please go to CDFW’s Upland Sport Chicken Looking web site.

Upland hunters are required to own a legitimate California searching license and a California Upland Sport Chicken Validation (not required for Junior Looking License holders). Hunters pursuing migratory upland recreation chook species corresponding to doves and snipe will even want a Harvest Info Program (HIP) Validation. To buy a 2022 searching license and validations, go to CDFW’s On-line License Gross sales and Providers net web page or a close-by license agent.

Hunters are reminded nonlead ammunition is required for searching wildlife wherever in California with a firearm.

To become involved in upland recreation chook searching or to study extra, go to CDFW’s R3 webpage for assets to get began. For extra info, CDFW’s Superior Hunter Training program has video assets obtainable as effectively.

Updates about wildlife space and refuge closures shall be posted to CDFW’s Emergency Closures net web page. For particular info, please contact the wildlife space or refuge immediately.


Media Contacts:
Taylor Williams, CDFW R3 Supervisor (916) 203-1362
Matt Meshriy, CDFW Wildlife Department, (916) 373-8816


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