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Sacramento River NWR Hunting

Wild Turkeys by Mike Peters

The Sacramento River NWR has over 5,350 acres open to fishing, migratory game bird, upland game, and big game hunting. Refer to each Unit's map for detailed information, rules, and regulations (see the Visitor Activities page).

Be aware that regular refuge maintenance will be occuring such as road mowing, discing, and weed spraying. This may occur in hunt areas.

Follow this link for infomation about waterfowl hunting on the Sacramento NWRC.

  • New/Updated Information

    -New opportunities on the Flynn Unit (Feb. 21, 2014) (brochure, pdf)

    -Boggs Bend (brochure, pdf) is open for hunting and other recreational activities

    -Sul Norte has an upgraded parking lot and restroom!

    -Codora Unit will open September 27 to junior hunters weekends only (brochure, pdf)

    -Packer Unit received an upgrade to its primitive boat launch

    -LaBarranca will open to hunting and other recreational activities on Nov. 1 (brochure, pdf)

    -Feral pig hunting is open for hunters on Sept. 1 (news release, pdf)

  • General Information and Safety

    There are no recreation fees, no hunter check stations, and no hunter quotas on the Sacramento River NWR.  Each Unit has different rules and regulations. Click on the link below for more detailed information on hunting and for special safety tips for visiting the Sacramento River NWR.

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  • Regulations

    Click on the link below to view the Hunting & Fishing Regulations for the Sacramento River NWR. Also visit the CA Department of Fish and Wildlife's hunting webpage.

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  • Bag Limits

    To see a summary of hunting seasons and bag limits for the Sacramento NWR Complex, click on the link below. (14-15 coming soon)

  • Maps

    The Visitor Activities webpage provides brochures for all of the individual Units of the Sacramento River NWR.  To see detailed information and a map for each of the Units, click on the link below.

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  • Accesibility

    The Sul Norte Unit has a 1/2 mile packed gravel trail with a hunting blind developed for turkey and deer hunting and is available on a first-come, first-served basis seven days a week. For additional access needs, please contact the Refuge Manager.

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Page Photo Credits — Mike Peters
Last Updated: Aug 20, 2014
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