Hunts

Sac Bypass Mentored Pheasant Hunt

In 2012 when the National Wild Turkey Federation first entered into the Save that Habitat. Save the Hunt. Initiative, the NWTF had set a goal of creating 1.5 million hunters before 2022.  Well in October 2019, 3 years before the target date, the NWTF officially reached that goal. …

2018 Youth and Women’s Pheasant Hunt

On November 3rd and 4th the NWTF again teamed up with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Sutter County Fish and Game Commission to host a youth and women’s pheasant hunt on the Nelson Slough Unit of the Feather River Wildlife Area. …

Youth and Women’s Apprentice Pheasant Hunts

As a part of the Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. Initiative, the NWTF is dedicated by the year 2022 to create or reactivate 1.5 million hunters across the nation.  Working toward that goal the California State Chapter, the Butte County Strutting Rio’s Chapter, and the Sutter Butte’s Chapter,  have teamed up with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Sutter County Fish and Game Commission to help bring new hunters a quality hunting experience. …

Jake vs Tom – A Mariposa Turkey Hunt Story

2018 Mariposa Youth Turkey Hunt

“I think a junior turkey hunt would be a great idea”, said Mark. “We have had quite a few birds move into the property over the last few years. Why don’t you come up and do some scouting? You can see how the populations are and determine how feasible a hunt would be.”

Mark Grupe, of Mark Grupe Outdoors, is a Mariposa ranch owner and operator.…

2018 California Spring Turkey Hunt Drawings – NEW SYSTEM!

Chapter Guide

Have you applied in the past for CDFW’s “Special” spring turkey hunts?  If so, be prepared for a new system that is being implemented in 2018.  The updated California spring turkey hunt drawings are now more similar to the waterfowl reservation drawings in the online licensing system (ALDS). …

Nelson Slough Youth and Women’s Pheasant Hunt

The California State Chapter of the NWTF, the Butte County Strutting Rio’s, and the Sutter County Fish and Game Commission all came together to sponsor this last weekend’s apprentice pheasant hunt hosted by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.  The hunt took place on the Nelson Slough Unit of the Feather River Wildlife Area, and was able to support around 35 hunters – several of which were on their very first hunt!…

NWTF Redding Chapter JAKES Turkey Hunt

The NWTF Redding Chapter JAKES Hunt is a nationally recognized program that is hosted annually by the Redding Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. This program is headed by State Board Member Ted Lidie. This program helps to educate first-time youth hunters and teaches hunters safety, firearm handling/shooting and turkey scouting. …

2015 Catalina Island Wounded Warrior Hunt

2015 was another fantastic year of great people, phenomenal hunting and the utmost appreciation for our wounded veterans. This year Mike Rios and Kaleb Weakley were our hunters, and they kicked butt!  Both hunters filled their doe and buck tags with some great deer.…