California Hunting News

Schwarzenegger Signs Into Law AB 962
The California Association of Firearms Retailers (CAFR) and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) - the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry - were highly critical of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's (R-CA) decision to sign into law legislation (AB 962) he vetoed just five years earlier establishing a registry of all ammunition buyers.
North America's Hottest Trophy Areas
Which areas of North America have produced the most Boone and Crockett trophies so far in the new millennium?
California Considers 3 Prohibitive Bills for Firearm Purchasers
The following three bills negatively affect the ability of law-abiding citizens and retailers to buy and sell firearms and ammunition in California. These bills will be delivered to Governor Schwarzenegger this week.
Evidence Shows MAIG Uses Names Without Permission
As a growing number of mayors in Ohio and around the country resign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control group, new evidence suggests some of their names have been added to the member list and used to promote Bloomberg's political agenda without their knowledge or permission.
RMEF Releases Annual Elk Hunt Forecast
Elk and elk hunting opportunities are plentiful across the U.S. and Canada, and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation has just released its annual roundup of hunt forecasts for 27 states and provinces.
Remington Non-Lead Ammo Receives California Certification
Remington is proud to announce, as of July 12, 2009, Premier® Copper Solid™ Rifle, Premier® Copper Solid™ Sabot Slugs and Premier Disintegrator® Varmint lines of ammunition have been approved by the California Department of Fish and Game for use in the hunting zones within the range of the California condor, pursuant to its July 2008 law prohibiting ammunition containing lead in those areas.
California Deer Hunters Must Purchase Tags by Aug 6th
Hunters interested in purchasing 2009 "A Zone" deer tags must do so by Thursday, Aug. 6 in order to hunt on opening day Aug. 8.
California Deer Association Offers Junior Deer Hunt
For the sixth straight year the California Deer Association (CDA) is sponsoring its Sharing the Tradition Junior Deer Hunt. Twenty-five junior deer hunters will have a chance to go on a free, fully-guided antlerless deer hunt on the famous Tejon Ranch.
California Offers Wild Pig Hunting Clinic
The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) is offering a Wild Pig Hunting Clinic at the Tejon Ranch in southern Kern County on August 1.
No Scientific Basis for Ban on Traditional Ammo
A report issued in late June by the California Fish & Game Commission on blood lead levels in California condors is inconclusive and supports the National Shooting Sports Foundation's contention that there is no scientific basis for the state's ban on hunters using traditional ammunition in condor regions.