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Calendar of Events: Kid’s fishing festival at Snowcreek in Mammoth July 27

Western Outdoor NewsPublished: Jul 19, 2019

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Western Outdoor News welcomes calendar items pertaining to hunting, fishing and upcoming events. Send them to mike-s@wonews.com.

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WON BIG FISH CHALLENGE: 10-week event in which anglers of all kinds (sport boat, kayak, private boat) chase six specific species and try to end up top the leaderboard for each when the dust settles in September. Fish whenever you want for a shot at six huge grand-prize packages as well as weekly prizes, all for a minimal ($10 per species, or $40 for all six). For rules, updates, prize lists and registration, visit WONBigFish.com. You can register at any time during the 10 weeks, but getting in as early as possible maximizes your chances.


Wed., July 24: WON CHARTER: TRITON vs. GAIL FORCE Limited Load Battle — Come join Western Outdoor News at the Port's O Call based L.A. Waterfront Sportfishing. The Triton and the Gail Force will be heading out on Wednesday, July 24 at 6 a.m. for a friendly battle to see who can come up with the largest fish of the day and returns at 6 p.m.Twenty (20) anglers will ride on the 55' Gail Force and twenty-five (25) will be fishing on the super-wide 60' Triton.The fare is $135 per angler and this includes a $20 jackpot buy in. The cash and PRIZES will be awarded for the top 3 heaviest fish. There will also be great product giveaways from our sponsors.LA Waterfront Sportfishing is situated in perfect striking distance from Catalina Island, Rocky Point, the Flats and many other fishy spots so this midsummer battle is sure to be a blast. For more info, visit WONews.com, hit the EVENTS TAB and find the CHARTER schedule. Price: $135.00


Wed., July 24: FRIENDS OF NRA MENTON EVENT — Santa Barbara County Friends of NRA fundraiser at 5 p.m. at Mill Creek Cattle Co., 1874 Mentone Blvd., Mentone. Contact Mike Davis at (714) 368-0451 or email mdavis@nrahq.org.


Wed., July 24: SHARE ELK DEADLINE — Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Access Permit Application Deadline for Elk Hunting Opportunities. An $11 non-refundable application fee (plus handling fees) is charged for each hunt choice. For more information, please visit www.wildlife.ca.gov/hunting/share .


Sat., July 27: SUMMER SOLTICE CHALLENGE — Raahauge’s Summer Soltice Challenge sporting clays shoot, 2835 County Road 8, Dunnigan. Call (530) 724-0552.


Sat., July 27 KIDS FISHING FESTIVAL — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Snowcreek Ponds, 1254 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes (93546). The event is free for youths 14 and under and no advance registration is required. Rods and reels are provided, or you can bring your own. For more information, please visit http://kidsfishfest.com/ or contact Gaye Mueller at (760) 937-2942.


Weds., July 31: GREENHOUSE GAS GRANT WORKSHOP — Pre-Application Workshop for 2019 Wetlands Restoration for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grants, 1-3 p.m. via Skype. The second of two online Pre-Application Workshops to walk applicants through how to apply to the proposal solicitation notice for these grants. Pre-applications for the grant are due Aug. 13. See DFW's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program webpage for the Skype link and more details.


Sat., Aug. 10: WON CHARTER: 1-DAY ON THE COROLOMA out of HOOK’S LANDING — Join WON’s Bob Semerau aboard the Coroloma out of Hooks Sportfishing on Saturday, Aug. 10. Early August often means great weather and fine fishing around the Channel Islands. Capt. Steve Earwood will be at the helm. The $130 includes a $10 jackpot buy in. Limited to 35 anglers, the trip departs at 6 a.m. and returns at 6 p.m. There will also be great product giveaway. Sign-up online or email Cameron@wonews.com. Price: $130.00


Sun., Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-1 (Hunt Number A-3) opens.


Sun., Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-7b (Hunt Number A-14) opens.


Sun., Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-8 (Hunt Number A-15) opens.


Sun., Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-9a (Hunt Number A-16) opens.


Sun., Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-9b (Hunt Number A-17) opens.


Sun., Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-9c (Hunt Number A-18) opens.


Sun., Sept. 1: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Zone A-22 San Diego Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Split Season) opens.


Sun., Sept. 1: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zones C-1 closes.


Sun., Sept. 1: DEER SEASON Zone D-11 opens . (Also Valid in Zones D-13 and D-15).


Sun., Sept. 1: DEER SEASON Zone D-13 opens. (Also Valid in Zones D-11 and D-15)


Sun., Sept. 1: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zones D-15, D-16, D-17, D-19 open .


Sun., Sept. 1: DOVE SEASON opens statewide. Mourning Dove and White-winged Dove. Daily Bag Limit: 15, up to 10 of which may be white-winged doves. Possession Limit: Triple the daily bag. Check website: https//www.wildlife.ca.gov/hunting/Upland-Game-Birds. Eurasian Doves may be hunted any time of year with no limit. Check website: www.fgc.ca.gov/regulations/current/waterfowlregs.aspx .


Sun., Sept. 1: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Camp Pendleton Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Military Only, Hunt Day Restrictions) opens. Hunt G-10. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline.


Sun., Sept. 1: SPECIFIC ARCHERY DEER HUNTS opens San Diego Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Split Season), Hunt A-22. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline.




Fundraisers coming up and SHARE elk deadline applications due Wednesday


NORTHERN CALIFORNIA: Western Outdoor News welcomes calendar items pertaining to hunting, fishing and upcoming events. Send them to e-mail address wonnorth@pacbell.net or Karr@wonews.com. Hunter Education Training classes are conducted on a monthly basis. Go online to https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Hunter-Education for a complete, statewide listing of hunter safety course contacts.


Sun.-Weds., July 21-24: CAL WATERFOWL CAMP SPRIG — California Waterfowl Camp Sprig Level 3 for young hunters 10 to 17 with a hunter certificate and a few years of hunting experience. Begins 4 p.m July 21. and ends 5 p.m. July 24 at Grizzly Ranch, Suisun City. Go to https://www.calwaterfowl.org/event/camp-sprig-level-3-july-21-24/ for more information.


Weds., July 24: FRIENDS OF NRA MENTON EVENT — Santa Barbara County Friends of NRA fundraiser at 5 p.m. at Mill Creek Cattle Co., 1874 Mentone Blvd., Mentone. Contact Mike Davis at (714) 368-0451 or email mdavis@nrahq.org.


Weds., July 24: SHARE ELK DEADLINE — Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Access Permit Application Deadline for Elk Hunting Opportunities. An $11 non-refundable application fee (plus handling fees) is charged for each hunt choice. For more information, please visit www.wildlife.ca.gov/hunting/share .


Fri. – Sun., July 26-28: CWA CAMP SPRIG-FAMILY — California Waterfowl Camp Spring for the family at Grizzly Ranch in Suisun, beginning 8:30 a.m. and ending July 28 at 2 p.m. Go to https://www.calwaterfowl.org/event/camp-sprig-at-grizzly-ranch-2-2-2/ for more information.


Sat., July 27: SUMMER SOLTICE CHALLENGE — Raahauge’s Summer Soltice Challenge sporting clays shoot, 2835 County Road 8, Dunnigan. Call (530) 724-0552.


Sat., July 27: KIDS FISHING FEST AT MAMMOTH — Kids Fishing Festival, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Snowcreek Ponds, 1254 Old Mammoth Road, Mammoth Lakes (93546). The event is free for youths 14 and under and no advance registration is required. Rods and reels are provided, or you can bring your own. For more information, please visit http://kidsfishfest.com/ or contact Gaye Mueller at (760) 937-2942.


Sat., July 27: SUNSET SATURDAY AT ELKHORN SLOUGH — Sunset Saturday at Elkhorn Slough Reserve, 1700 Elkhorn Road, Watsonville (95076). Enjoy a sunset on the Slough, with the reserve open to the public until 8 p.m. The day use permit fee is $4.12 per person, ages 16 and older (permits may be purchased onsite). For more information, please contact Ariel Hunter at ariel.hunter@wildlife.ca.gov .


Sat., July 27: FRIENDS OF NRA OAKDALE — Oakdale Friends of NRA at 5 p.m. at Gene Bianchi Community Center, 110 S. 2nd Ave., Oakdale. Contact Tim Benedix at (209) 841-0408 or emai oakdalefnra@gmail.com.


Sat., July 27: NWTF CLAYS SHOOT AT QUAIL POINT HUNT CLUB — National Wild Turkey Federation Hunting Heritage Banquet Clays for Conservation shoot at 8:30 a.m. at Quail Point Hunt Club, 29625 County Road 14, Zamora, Ca. Call Nicholas Craft at (530) 863-3562.


Sat., July 27: DFW WATERFOWL HUNTING CLINIC — Department of Fish and Wildlife Waterfowl Hunting Clinic from 8;30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at San Pablo Bay NWR, 2100 Sears Point Rd., Sonoma. For more information, go to https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/144009 .


Sat., July 27: FRIENDS OF NRA SANTA CLARITA DINNER — Santa Clarita Friends of NRA fundraiser at 5 p.m. at Santa Clarita Elks Lodge, 17766 Sierra Hwy, Canyon Country. Contact Mike Davis at (714) 368-0451 or email mdavis@nrahq.org.


Sat., July 27: FRIENDS OF NRA REEDLEY DINNER — Reedley Friends of NRA fundraiser at 5 p.m. at Reedley Community Center, California Room, 100 N. East Ave., Reedley. Contact Sheila D Doer at (209) 850-0767 or email sboer@nrahq.org.


Sat., July 27: FRIENDS OF NRA LIVERMORE/PLEASANTON EVENT — Livermore/Pleasanton Friends of NRA at 5:30 at Elks Lodge, 940 Larkspur Dr., Livermore. Information contact Michael Amato at (866) 988-1999.


Mon., July 29: NWTF WINE COUNTRY EVENT SANTA ROSA — The National Wild Turkey Federation Wine Country Chapter fundraiser at 5:30 at Friedman Event Center, Santa Rosa. Contact William Haynes at (707) 978-8760 or email billandlynne@comcast.net.


Weds., July 31; GREENHOUSE GAS GRANT WORKSHOP — Pre-Application Workshop for 2019 Wetlands Restoration for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Grants, 1-3 p.m. via Skype. The second of two online Pre-Application Workshops to walk applicants through how to apply to the proposal solicitation notice for these grants. Pre-applications for the grant are due Aug. 13. See DFW's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program webpage for the Skype link and more details.


Fri., Aug. 2: FRIENDS OF NRA FRESNO — Fresno Friends of NRA dinner at 5 p.m. at Pardini’s Restaurant, 2257 W. Sshaw Ave., Fresno. Contact Harry Massucco Jr. at (559) 222-1100 or email harry@westcomsystems.com.


Weds.-Thurs., Aug. 7-8: FISH AND GAME COMMISSION MEETING — Cal. Fish and Game Commission meeting at the Resources Building Auditorium, First Floor, 1416 Ninth St., Sacramento at 8:30 a.m. Striped Bass Policy and DFMP decisions to be made, important for anglers to show up Aug. 7! For updates go to www.fgc.ca.gov.


Thurs., Aug. 8: CWA LEGISLATIVE ACTION SHOOT — Held at Martinez Gun Club 900 Waterbird Way, Martinez, CA. Registration & Practice Rounds from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Shoot begins at 4:00 p.m. Raffles and games. Contact Darren Solaro (916) 275-5143 or go to www.calwaterfowl.org/events .


Sat., Aug. 10: NWTF SUTTER BUTTES EVENT — The National Wild Turkey Federation fundraiser at 5:30 at Sutter County Veterans Hall in Yuba City. Contact Larry Easley at (530) 308-2941 or email leasley895@gmail.com.


Weds., Aug. 14: NWTF SUMMER SHOW FEST IN COTTONWOOD — The National Wild Turkey Federation Hunting Heritage Banquet at 1 p.m. in Cottonwood. Contact Jolene Begley at (530) 604-6554 or email jbegley@nwtf.net.


Thurs., Aug. 22: CWA WATSONVILLE DINNER — Cal Waterfowl fundraising dinner at the Portuguese Community Hall in Watsonville beginning at 5:30. Contact Carolyn Agard ata (831) 479-1444.


Sat. Aug. 24: DFW WATERFOWL HUNTING CLINIC — Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Waterfowl Hunting Clinic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Grizzly Ranch, 4179 Van Sickle Rd., Suisun City. More information at https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/133958 .


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