Hunt Program

 

The California Waterfowl Hunt Program has hunts for all ages and abilities. Through our relationships with private landowners and outfitters, the program includes over 70 individual properties encompassing over 60,000 acres. Each applicant has an extensive variety of hunts to choose from including some of the most prestigious and exclusive waterfowl hunting clubs in the country.  

     


Hunt Program-Lottery hunts

Lottery applications can be submitted for $5 per hunter per hunt for general, youth,  family, and mobility impaired hunts.To enter the lottery for waterfowl, dove, turkey, and pig hunts. CLICK HERE......

 

   Veteran Hunt Program-Free! 

CWA has partnered with private duck clubs and landowners to offer these special opportunities.  Potential hunters will submit an application and apply for specific hunt dates and locations throughout California. Preference will go to wounded servicemen and women and to new, first-time waterfowl hunters. CLICK HERE......

 

Women's Hunt Program-First-come, first served 

Women are the one demographic of hunters that is growing and California Waterfowl is recognizing this trend by hosting three women’s waterfowl events during the 2017-18 waterfowl season. CLICK HERE........

 

***NEW***  Rice Blinds First-come, first-serve rice hunting opportunity. 

Sohnrey Family Foods has donated a rice blind off Highway 99 and Nelson Shippee Road specifically for families and veterans. These hunts are unguided in a fully furnished rice blind. Hunters will be in charge of getting themselves to the blind (stools and decoys are provided). Youth hunters need to be accompanied by an adult  chaperone (21 or older).  At least one member of the hunting party must be a junior or a veteran. May hunt all day. Free!!!!!! CLICK HERE......... (All Dates Are Reserved)

 

O' Banion Rd near Sutter National Wildlife Refuge. These hunts are unguided in a fully furnished rice blind. Hunters will be in charge of getting themselves to the blind (stools and decoys are provided). Junior hunters need to be accompanied by an adult  chaperone (21 or older). This opportunity requires a $25 access fee per hunter.  No fee for junior hunters. May hunt all day. CLICK HERE.........

 

Family Hunt Program (Grizzly Ranch, Suisun Marsh)- First-come, first served 

This is a great opportunity to get hunting families jump-started into the exciting world of waterfowling while learning safe and responsible hunting skills.  All family hunting opportunities at Grizzly Ranch will be filled via first-come, first served registration. These hunts offer guided and unguided hunting opportunities. Youth hunters need to be accompanied by an adult (21 or older) chaperone. Overnight lodging and Saturday meals will be provided. CLICK HERE........

 

Youth Hunt Program (Rancho Esquon, Durham)- First-come, first served 

First-come, first-serve hunting opportunity for youth hunters at Rancho Esquon, Durham. These youth hunts are unguided in rice fields. Hunters will be dropped off at a blind that is ready to hunt (stools and decoys are provided). Youth hunters need to be accompanied by an adult  chaperone (21 or older). Overnight lodging and Saturday meals are provided.  Hunters show up Friday evening at 8:00 p.m. This is a youth only hunt. CLICK HERE........

 

Duck Camp 

The two and a half day event is a complete introduction to the art of waterfowling.  This year will represent the  6th Annual Duck Camp at Grizzly Ranch.   Meals, lodging, loaner gear, and duck hunts on Saturday and Sunday are included!    CLICK HERE......

 

FREE Apprentice Upland hunts 

Register for a drawing for a $150 hunt coupon that you can use at participating upland gamebird clubs.  Thanks to a grant from the DFW Gamebird Heritage program, CWA is offering 75 Upland gamebird hunts and best of all, registration is FREE.  Applicants must have taken a hunter education class in the last 3 years to be eligible.  Deadline for registering is October 21, 2017.  To see drawing results, CLICK HERE.....