Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve

Hunt Dates

All hunters must have a valid California hunting license and appropriate tags or stamps to hunt on the BCCER. Please fully read all of our Hunting Regulations (PDF) before applying. Hunters interested in applying for the drawing should visit Cal Deer's Upcoming Hunt page(opens in new window) to see if upcoming hunts have been posted, or contact the CDA Sacramento office at 916-575-7745. Please take notice of the deadline listed on the application. All entries must be submitted before this date or they will not be included in the drawing.

Spring 2023 Turkey Hunt

For information on applying, contact the California Deer Association at (916) 575-7745 or visit Cal Deer's Upcoming Hunts page.

Application deadline: TBD

Spring 2023 Turkey Hunt Dates

Youth Opener: March 18 - 19

General Opener: March 25 -27

General Period 2: March 31 - April 1

General Period 3: April 7 - 8

General 4: April 14 - 15

General 5: April 23 - 24

General 6: April 28 - 29

Youth/Archery Period 1: May 5 - 6

Youth/Archery Period 2: May 12 - 13