San Diego, California - The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is announcing three special dove hunts in San Diego County.

The first opportunity is slated for Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 from 5:30 a.m. to noon at Oak Grove, a sub unit of San Felipe Wildlife Area, in San Diego County. This hunt will take place on CDFW property located off highway 79, 1.5 miles south of the Cleveland National Forest Oak Grove Campground. This hunt will accommodate up to 20 hunters.

The second and third opportunities are at Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve and slated for Sept. 7 and Nov. 9, 2014 from sunrise to sunset. These hunts will take place on CDFW property located off highway 94 (Campo Road), between the towns of Jamul and Dulzura. These hunts will accommodate up to 20 hunters each.

The deadline to apply is Aug. 13, 2014 by 4 p.m. Applicants may include up to four hunters on each application. Dogs are allowed on these hunts but they must remain in the immediate control of the hunters at all times. No dogs will be provided for this event.

For more information, please call the CDFW South Coast Region’s Upland Game Bird Special Hunt Program at (805) 965-3059.

Applications are available online at http://www.dfg.ca.gov/wildlife/hunting/uplandgame/.
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Any questions regarding application process, please call (916) 445-3565.