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. Please take notice of the deadline listed on the application. All entries must be submitted before this date or or they will not be included in the drawing.

Spring 2020 turkey hunt dates (registration not yet available)


Youth Only Opener: 3/21-3/22 Saturday-Sunday


General Opener: 3/28-3/30 Saturday-Monday


General Period 1: 4/3-4/4 Friday-Saturday


General Period 2: 4/10-4/11 Friday-Saturday


Archery or Youth Period 1: 5/10-5/11 Sunday-Monday


Archery or Youth Period 2: 5/15-16 Friday-Saturday