DFG 2011 Game Bird Heritage Dove Hunts Offered in San Diego County

Media Contacts:
Nicholas Bechtel, DFG Game Bird Heritage Program, (805) 965-3059
Kyle Orr, DFG Communications, (916) 322-8958

The Department of Fish and Game (DFG) Game Bird Heritage program is offering five dove hunting opportunities at Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve in 2011. Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve is located in San Diego County.

On Sept. 3, two hunts are scheduled, one at 6 a.m. and the other at 3 p.m. On Sept. 4, there is a single hunt at 6 a.m. On Nov. 20, there is one hunt scheduled at 6 a.m.and another hunt at 3 p.m.These hunts can accommodate 20 hunters apiece. For additional information, please contact Nicholas Bechtel at (805) 965-3059.

Applications are available online at www.dfg.ca.gov/hunting/. The deadline to apply is Aug. 2, 2011 at 5 p. m. If you have questions regarding the application process, please call the DFG Upland Game Bird Program at (916) 445-3418.