BIRD HAVEN RANCH

Hunt on the famed Bird Haven Ranch. Bordering Howard Slough Wildlife Area, Little Dry Creek Wildlife Area and Butte Creek makes Bird Haven Ranch an absolute turkey hotspot. Hunters will hunt from predetermined blinds.

Special conditions: At least one hunter must be a junior.

Capacity: Two hunters          

Hunt dates:

  • 3/23 (Youth Weekend – Only youth can shoot)
  • 4/6
  • 4/20

HOODOO ISLAND

HooDoo Island, a portion of the Little Dry Creek Wildlife Area in Butte and Glenn counties, consists of 130 acres of pristine wetland and riparian habitat. Butte Creek and Howard Slough flow around the island, creating a wildlife corridor teeming with wild turkeys, wood ducks and other wildlife.

Special conditions: At least one hunter must be a junior.

Capacity: Three hunters (two juniors and one adult on youth weekend) 

Hunt dates:

  • 3/23 (Youth Weekend – Only youth can shoot)
  • 3/30
  • 4/6
  • 4/13
  • 4/20
  • 4/27

HOODOO ISLAND—VETERAN HUNT

Application type: Special veteran hunt

Cost: Free

HooDoo Island, a portion of the Little Dry Creek Wildlife Area in Butte and Glenn counties, consists of 130 acres of pristine wetland and riparian habitat. Butte Creek and Howard Slough flow around the island, creating a wildlife corridor teeming with wild turkeys, wood ducks and other wildlife.

Food and lodging provided.

Hunt dates: (APPLICATIONS CLOSED)

  • April 10
  • April 17

BUTTE CREEK ISLAND RANCH

CWA’s Butte Creek Island Ranch sits in the middle of turkey heaven. The property is nestled between Sanborn Slough and Butte Creek, across from the famed Little Dry Creek unit of the Upper Butte Basin Wildlife Area. Housing will be offered.

Capacity: Two hunters 

Hunt Dates: 

  • 3/30
  • 4/7
  • 4/20

SANBORN SLOUGH

This 260-acre, newly acquired CWA-owned property sits between Sanborn Slough and Cherokee Channel, across from the famed Little Dry Creek unit of the Upper Butte Basin Wildlife Area. Housing will be offered.

Capacity: Two hunters 

Hunt Dates: 

  • 3/31
  • 4/6
  • 4/14
  • 4/21

MERLO WATERFOWL COMPANY

This turkey hunt will take place on one of many ranches that Merlo maintains. With over 20 ranches in Butte and Glenn counties, finding a turkey hunt should not be a problem. This is a one-day, fully guided hunt for a junior hunter and adult.

Special conditions: At least one hunter must be a junior.

Capacity: Two hunters (one junior hunter and one non shooting adult)

Hunt date: 3/23 (Youth Weekend – Only youth can shoot)

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