Here’s an opportunity for you pig hunters out there.


Media Contacts:
Erin Hanahoe, CDFW Region 3, (707) 425-3828
Janice Mackey, CDFW Communications, (916) 322-8908

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is offering wild pig hunting at Joice Island inside the Grizzly Island Wildlife Area in Solano County.pig on range

CDFW will be holding a limited-entry, permit-only pig hunt to control a small population of wild pigs. Three hunters will be drawn for each of the eight weekends, for a total of 24.

The deadline to apply is Feb. 7 and the drawing will be held on Feb. 8.

Two-day pig hunt permits will be issued for the following weekends:

Junior License Holders (12 & over)
Mar. 2-3

General (adults or youth may apply)
Mar. 9 -10
Mar. 16-17
Mar. 23-24
Mar. 30-31
Apr. 6-7
Apr. 13-14
Apr. 20-21

To apply, send a standard postcard (available from your local post office) to:

Joice Island Pig Hunt
2548 Grizzly Island Road

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