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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 2021 turkey hunt dates

Youth Only Opener: March 20-21      


General Opener: March 27-29


General Period 2: April 2-3


General Period 3: April 9-10


General Period 4: April 16-17


General Period 5: April 23-24


General Period 6: April 30 - May 1


Archery or Youth Only Final Weekend: May 14-15