November 2011 - California Hunting Post

Month: November 2011

New Price For Guided Boar Hunts At Rancho San Fernando Rey

Advertisements Compared to most other guided wild pig hunts in or near Southern California Rancho San Fernando Rey near Santa Barbara was a true bargain. And there were plenty of wild hogs living on the ranch. In fact, so many that ranch management started an intense hunting program in order to control their numbers and […]

News Bulletin

Advertisements Penny auction for wild boar hunt for two – taken off line.   Advertisements We reported about this penny auction, a first of its kind, months ago. After the bid had reached an all time high of 5 cents, the boar hunting auction went temporarily off line.It came back for a brief period of […]

Boar In The News – October 2011

Advertisements In October wild boar managed to stay in the news again as the selection below of some of the more noteworthy reports shows. Mexico to cull 50,000 wild boars from US invasion Texas has found a way to retaliate for the never ending uninvited migration of people from Mexico to the United States: Send […]

Thanksgiving Treat for Wild Turkey

Advertisements Wild turkey hit by arrow captured, treated and released by DFG. The Department of Fish and Game and veterinarians of UC Davis worked together to treat a wild turkey that had been shot with a target arrow as reported by DFG News. The bird had been living in the Davis area with an arrow […]

News Bulletin

DFG receives major grant to operate SHARE program The California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) received a grant exceeding 500,000 dollars from U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Services Agency’s Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program (VPA-HIP). Notwithstanding the forbidding name of the source of the funds, they will be used by DFG to […]

A Unique Chance for Budding Teenage Filmmakers

DFG announces a contest for  young filmmakers to promote ‘Bear Aware’ behavior. DFG News November 16, 2011Here is a rare chance for youngsters with a penchant for making wildlife films: DFG “is seeking talented teen filmmakers for its first-ever “Bear Aware” Youth Film Contest. Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three short films […]

News Bulletin

Special Apprentice Waterfowl Hunts Grizzly Wildlife Area The Department of Fish and Game announced special Apprentice Waterfowl Hunts for Saturday, Dec. 10 and Wednesday, Dec. 28  on spaced blinds on Pond 11 and the Crescent Unit of the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area.The area will be closed to all other hunters.Applications for the hunt are due […]

Pheasant Season Opens November 12, 2011

Some 2010 restrictions lifted. The 2011 general pheasant season will last for 44 consecutive days and 60 days for archery.In 2010 the Department of Fish and Game restricted some of the pheasant hunting opportunities for upland game hunters because of declining pheasant populations and because of the cost of operating check stations. Only some of […]

Did You Know . . .

that the series of trivia under the title “Did You Know…”  will no longer appear in this publication. We have combined the snippets already published and all unpublished materials in a small booklet under the title “Amazing Pigs – Mysterious Boar”.See details in the sidebar on the right.

Are Wild Pigs In San Benito County In Trouble?

 One of our readers thinks so. On October 30, 2011 one of our readers commented on my article “Reader Comment Destroys My Prediction Regarding Growth Of Boar Populations in 2010/2011.” This is not the first comment of this sort regarding wild pigs in San Benito County. The remarks actually contradict to a degree information from […]

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