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HIP: Why that validation on your hunting license matters a LOT

A lot of things in life can be complicated. Like taxes and fuel-injected car engines. Fortunately f...
 
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Action Alert: Help CWA save duck hunting at Barrett Reservoir

Action Alert! The City of San Diego is currently considering closing Barrett Reservoir to waterfowl...
 
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16- and 17-year-olds must purchase adult hunting licenses for 2020-21 season

March 25, 2020—When 2020-21 California hunting licenses go on sale in mid-April, the state's 16- and 17-year-olds...
 
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Dispatches from the Veteran Hunt Program: A fair-weather 'snows storm'!

By Mike Peeters, CWA Veteran Hunt Program coordinator We expected 2 feet of snow, blowing winds and...
 
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Overlapping seasons: Youth Hunt Weekend, spring goose seasons approach

A new and potentially confusing twist to waterfowl seasons in California this year is the overlap be...
 
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Dispatches from the Veteran Hunt Program: Veterans zero in on snow geese

by MIKE PEETERS, CWA VETERAN HUNT PROGRAM COORDINATOR I knew when I entered the barn that it was goi...
 
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Tales from the Veteran Hunt Program: Tule Lake hunt

by MIKE PEETERS, VETERAN HUNT COORDINATOR Finally, the weekend the veterans had been waiting for ha...
 
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Governor signs bobcat hunting ban

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill today banning bobcat hunting in California. It was signed among a pa...
 
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Pintail breeding population down

The continental pintail breeding population count declined 4% this year, according to a survey relea...
 
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California gets extra January hunt days for 2019-20

California's waterfowl hunters will enjoy an extra five days of hunting in January in most of the st...
 
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January 31 season end date approved

No more searching the calendar for the last day of duck season. The California Fish and Game Commis...
 
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Survey: Hunters are willing to pay for breeding habitat

Nearly three out of four Golden State waterfowl hunters surveyed by California Waterfowl would be wi...
 
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Dispatches from the Veteran Hunt Program: Lookout for falling snows!

By Mike Peeters Veteran Hunt Coordinator The temperature was a bone-chilling 20 degrees, and the s...
 
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Youth hunters shine through bad weather

The weather for much of California last weekend called for heavy rain and winds but that didn’t det...
 
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UC Davis college students get taste of hunting life

Although almost all of California's future wildlife managers are outdoorsy people, fewer and fewer...
 
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94-year-old WWII Veteran hunts the marsh with CWA

There aren’t many people around who have seen as many sunrises as 94-year-old Pete Arnold has. Some...
 
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CWA seeks expanded duck hunting opportunity

In late November, CWA traveled to Washington, D.C., and met with recently nominated U.S. Fish and Wi...
 
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Duck Mecca delivers for Veterans

Every once in awhile the Lord shines on your boat, and in this case it was a duck boat. As the late...
 
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First hunt at Sanborn Slough kick starts opening day

While the opening day of duck season isn’t an official California holiday, most of us have it circl...
 
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Fish on! Dispatches from the Veteran Hunt Program

Any day spent fishing is a great day, and California Waterfowl’s Veteran Hunt Program made a great day even better for 35 veterans on Sunday. Leaving out of Newport Beach on the FREELANCE, veterans headed out to Catalina Island...
 
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Grasslands summer banding wraps up with 395 birds banded

This year CWA’s Grasslands summer banding crew trapped and banded 395 birds using bait traps on stat...
 
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2018-19 women's hunt registration opens

Registration has opened for California Waterfowl's extraordinary suite of mentored women's hunts, in...