Apr 22, 2024

Exciting News: Promotion Announcement for Jeff Smith at California Waterfowl!


We are delighted to announce the well-deserved promotion of Jeff Smith to the position of Director of Hunting and Education Programs at California Waterfowl. Jeff has been an integral part of our organization for an impressive 16 years, demonstrating unwavering dedication and passion for educating the public on the vital role of hunting in conservation efforts.

With over 25 years of experience in waterfowl hunting, Jeff brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role. Throughout his tenure at CWA, Jeff has exemplified exceptional leadership qualities, serving in various capacities such as Assistant Camp Coordinator and Hunting and Education Programs Supervisor. Under his stewardship, the CWA hunt program, women’s hunt program, and veteran hunt program have all experienced remarkable growth and popularity, providing invaluable hunting opportunities for service men and women, as well as individuals seeking first-class hunts while receiving expert mentorship.

Jeff's commitment to his craft is truly inspiring, and his passion leaves a lasting impression on all who have had the privilege of learning from him or hunting alongside him. As the co-host of the popular CWA "How To" series and the engaging "Save it for the Blind" podcast, along with his dedication to hosting and running duck camps for novice hunters, Jeff has played a pivotal role in educating and mentoring hunters across the state.

Please join us in congratulating Jeff Smith on his well-deserved promotion! His dedication, expertise, and leadership are truly invaluable assets to California Waterfowl, and we look forward to the continued success and growth under his guidance. Here's to Jeff and the exciting journey ahead!