Have Opened Chimineas Unit of Carrizo Plain Ecological Reserve for Apprentice Deer Hunters
California -(Ammoland.com)- The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering a draw for an apprentice deer hunt on the Chimineas Unit of the Carrizo Plain Ecological Reserve.
The two-day hunt, which is being offered in cooperation with the California Deer Association (CDA), will be held Sept. 12-13 on the 30,000-acre reserve in San Luis Obispo County.
Mandatory hunter orientation will be held in the evening on Sept. 11. Overnight lodging will be available at the main ranch house on the ecological reserve on both Sept. 11 and 12.
Three apprentice hunters will be chosen by lottery. Selected apprentice hunters must be accompanied by an adult. Participants will receive classroom, range and field training in gun handling techniques and safety, deer hunting and game care. Hunts will be led by CDA volunteers. CDA will also provide breakfast, lunch and dinner on Sept. 12, as well as breakfast and lunch on Sept. 13.
Applicants must submit a postcard with the hunter’s name, address, telephone …read more