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.

Fall 2023 Deer Hunt

For information on applying, contact the California Deer Association at (530) 232-0505 or visit Cal Deer's Upcoming Hunts page(opens in new window).

Application deadline: The application period for archery is closed. The application period for rifle is open until September 1, 2023.

Fall 2023 Deer Hunt Dates

A-1 Archery Opener: August 19 - 21

A-1 Archery: August 25 -26

A-1 Archery Closer: September 1 - 2

C-4 General Opener: September 16 - 18

C-4 General: September 23 - 24

C-4 General Closer: September 29 - 30

G-1 Late Season Period 1: October 28 - 31

G-1 Late Season Period 2: November 1 - 5