Category Archives: DFG

The DFG Budget: Is anyone out there paying attention?

The DFG Budget: Is anyone out there paying attention? By JIM MATTHEWS www.OutdoorNewsService. Do you know someone who has quit hunting or fishing in California in the past decade? We all do. I like to say that fish and wildlife … Continue reading

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Why are we giving the wealthy our best big game tags?

By JIM MATTHEWS www.OutdoorNewsService.com This has been simmering for a long time, but here it is: I think state game agencies should completely do away with auction big game tags that go the highest bidder. It’s prejudicial and there’s no … Continue reading

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HUNTING DOGS LEGAL ON PRESERVE

HUNTING DOGS LEGAL ON PRESERVE: Interestingly, two phone calls came in during December with upland bird hunters calling to say they had been told by National Park Service rangers on the Mojave Preserve they could be cited for allowing their … Continue reading

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THE DFGíS FUZZY MATH

THE DFGíS FUZZY MATH: The Department of Fish and Game announced that the quota for B-zone deer hunting tags sold out this past week, before the end of the hunting seasons ongoing in most of these northwestern California blacktail deer … Continue reading

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Dear COHA Supporters:

The 2011 State Legislative Session is now in full swing and the California Outdoor Heritage Alliance (COHA) needs your immediate help. In addition to sponsoring three bills which promote wildlife conservation and the future of our hunting heritage, COHA is … Continue reading

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Avid hunter’s appointment to Fish and Game Commission could turn tide on MLPA insanity

A new member has been appointed to the California Fish and Game Commission, the body that has a broad range of regulatory responsibilities, including setting fishing and hunting regulations, managing the state wildlife, and implementing the Marine Life Protection Act. … Continue reading

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Hunting license and tag fees just to be used for game? A novel idea

A lot of hunters have naively believed that our hunting license, tag, and stamp fees were only used for management of game species. That, in most cases, is not true. However, a bill moving through the California legislature would codify … Continue reading

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New duck decoy

Question: I have a question about a new duck decoy I’ve found that is not mechanical or a spinning wing type but is one that operates with a string of flashing LED lights on the wings. Nothing on the decoy … Continue reading

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3-round maximum shell capacity restriction

Question: My friends and I were arguing over whether or not recreational shotgun shooters (skeet/trap) are bound in the same way as game hunters by the 3-round maximum shell capacity restriction. I cannot find any Fish and Game regulations as … Continue reading

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Four-point buck shed

Question: I found a four-point buck that the local game warden confirmed was a cougar kill. Can I go back in a couple of weeks and get the antlers without getting in trouble? (Angel S.) Answer: Generally, it’s ok to … Continue reading

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