Monthly Archives: April 2009

Tom turkeys

Question: Since only tom turkeys are legal to take during the spring season, how do I prove the sex to an inquiring game warden? Must a wing be left on? A beard left on? Both left on? One or the … Continue reading

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Eastern fox squirrels

Question: I used to have nothing but gray squirrels here in Placerville (about 2,000 ft. elevation), but over the past two to three years my gray squirrels began disappearing and now I have the eastern fox squirrels living in the … Continue reading

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Raahauge’s Shooting Sports Fair cancelled due to lack of ammunition

The Raahauge’s Shooting Sports Fair, a hands-on gun show where you can shoot all of the latest firearms on the market, has been cancelled for 2009. The Sports Fair is normally held the first weekend in June each year at … Continue reading

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Wounded Warriors Get A Break From The Avarage Hunt

The Pheasant hunt for Wounded Warriors jointly hosted by the Los Angeles Chapter and the San Diego Chapter of Safari Club International went down as a great success. Providing a day in the field for these brave soldiers provided many … Continue reading

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Volunteers are doing the heavy lifting for wildlife

Cliff McDonald and his Mojave Preserve Water-for-Wildlife Volunteer Group refurbished five small game guzzlers and two springs this past weekend in the Mojave Preserve. Over 60 people, most of them hunters, were on Cliff’s work crew this time around. Over … Continue reading

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Bighorn sheep herds growing and more hunting could speed growth

Arizona has over 7,000 desert bighorn sheep and issues about 100 tags to hunters each year. Nevada has 5,000 desert sheep and issues 60 to 70 tags each year. California probably has more desert sheep than Nevada, but probably not … Continue reading

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