2004 Joice Island Pig Hunt Draw

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The California Department of Fish and Game will be holding a limited-entry, permit-only pig hunt to control a small population of wild pigs on the Joice Island Unit of Grizzly Island Wildlife Area in Solano County. Joice Island is a 2150-acre wetland area consisting of thick cattails, tules, some brush and standing water. The first weekend of this hunting opportunity has been reserved for junior hunters. Two-day pig hunt permits will be issued by drawing only for the following weekends:

JUNIOR HUNTERS (12 & over w/ Jr. Lic.)
March 6-7, 2004

GENERAL (Adults or Juniors may apply)
March 13-14, 2004
March 20-21, 2004
March 27-28, 2004
April 3-4, 2004
April 10-11, 2004

Three hunters will be drawn for each of the six weekends, for a total of 18 hunters. The drawing for the 18 two-day permits will be held on February 18, 2004. Permits with maps and additional information will be mailed to successful applicants. A permit holder may bring one non-hunting partner. Hunters may use dogs for this hunt. NOTE: ONLY SHOTGUNS USING SLUGS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR THIS HUNT.


Send a standard U.S. Postal Service postcard (available at local post offices), with the following information:
Hunter Name
Valid Hunting License #
City, State, Zip
Telephone Number
(Junior hunters must also provide name of adult chaperone)

Mail Application Card To:
Joice Island Pig Hunt
2548 Grizzly Island Road
Suisun, CA 94585

Application cards must be received by close of business, Tuesday, February 17, 2004. Each hunter may apply only one time and for only one date. Applications will be accepted for parties of up to two hunters, but the card must contain all information for both hunters. Incomplete cards and multiple entries will not be accepted. There is no fee to apply.