YOUNTVILLE – Permits are required for the opening weekend of the spring wild turkey season at Cache Creek Wildlife Area (DFG) and Cache Creek Management Area (Bureau of Land Management) on March 31 and April 1, 2001. This special opening weekend drawing was implemented due to high public use and safety issues. The two-day wild turkey hunt permits will be issued by a special drawing. Forty permits will be issued for the hunt.
Drawing: Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2001, to be included in the drawing on March 9, 2001.
Applications: Only one application per hunter. Two hunters may apply on one application. Submit a standard Postal Service size postcard (one or two hunters per card), with name & mailing address, telephone number, and hunting license number. Applications not following these guidelines will be disqualified from the drawing.
Mail to: DFG, Cache Creek Spring Turkey Hunt, Post Office Box 47, Yountville, California 94599. Successful applicants will be issued a permit by mail. Additional information and a map of the hunt area will be included.
Areas: The Cache Creek Wildlife Area and Cache Creek Management Area is about 80,000 acres, located in Lake and Colusa Counties, generally south of Highway 20 and west of Highway 16. The Cache Creek Area has about 20,000 acres of turkey habitat and maintains good populations of wild turkey.