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jephs422

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Jeph here from d-13. I hunt exclusively in that are (because I don't know where else to go) I varmint hunt in A down by Soda Lake rd. I'm not a CDA member, but I would like to get some info.
 

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First I heard of CDA. Looks like an interesting and rewarding opportunity to get involved.

Anyone have suggestions on where I may be able to put my 14 year old on his first buck this season? He has a J13 tag and he only saw doe's last season.
 

Shasta Sam

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I to am planning on joining the local CDA group. I bought a couple of raffle tickets for a rifle last month and won the dang thing. A 44 Mag Henry Big Boy Level action. Real nice looking weapon.
 

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I've been a CDA member for 2-3 years. I hunt public land in the A zone(south), and either D-8 or D-13.
I was lucky enough to get a G-6 Tag in 2004 (late season D-8). I apply for multiple out of state hunts and was fortunate to get Wyoming and Nevada in 2005.
Speaking of being lucky, I won a mini 14 at the CDA Dinner in Lake Isabella in 2004, and a Remington 700 at the Bakersfield CDA dinner in 2005. Another hunting partner won a shotgun. The third hunting partner in our group has yet to win the big one, but he's won about 5 pair of bino buddies so far (not that there's anything wrong with that!)

Water is a major limiting factor for wildlife here in the Taft Area. Our local sportsman's club usually repairs a guzzler each year in conjunction with the Dept of Fish and Game, but we sure could use some help from the CDA to increase our local efforts! Any Ideas?
 

habitat4deer

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You bet owtdors, contact that same CDA chapter where you guys got all the loot and see what they have going on for projects. I am sure they would welcome your support. You can also put together a project w/friends, make it on public land, and ask for CDA funding. See project apps/etc. at Caldeer.com
 

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Habitat4deer,

Welcome to Jesses and thanks for the info!
 

hank4elk

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howdy hank here, cent. cal coast. been hunting here since 69', mostly a-zone and d7 since i can't seem to get drawn for premium tags like i lot of folk's on the page, not complaining since i almost always fill a tag, sometimes a 2nd. 27 blacktails ,1 inyo, 10 mulies and various crosses been a member of CDA for 6 yrs , like to work on habitat projects , when announced. don't think much of banquets, to much drinking , i'd rather be hunting or scouting. hank4elk
 

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Howdy I'm Bill, live in S Calif, CDA member,NRA Life member, CRPA 5 year member,Elks Lodge member, Inland Fish & Game & Banning Sportsmans Assoc member , Retired.Have been hunting for 51 years: NYS,CA,ID,AZ,PA & CO for whitetail,mule,columbian blacktail deer;elk, bison,grouse,quail,dove,bandtailed pigeons,wood ducks,varmints, gray squirrels & fox squirrels in NYS,Gray Squirrels in the Klamath NF in Siskiyou County, CA,cottontails,jackrabbits,chukar.Started fishing when I was about 12 years old: have fished in CA,MT,NYS,PA.
 

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Howdy all! Wade here from Southern California (LA area) and I do most of my hunting in the area hated by most, D11. However, I get meat in the freezer every year from there. This year I drew a D12 tag and am anticipating a great year! My son drew an either sex tag for LA County for his first every deer season this year! So stoked!!
 

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My name is Chris from Victorville. I hunted small game as a child with my father, then he was taken out of the picture for a while and now can't be in possession of a firearm so its been a long while. I ran into this sote doing so research on hunting some big game in D14 and in the hopes I can find a mentor to take me along and teach me some tricks. Hoping to be ready by next season.

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The Merced CDA dinner is set for March 15th. I have tickets or will mail out the ticket applications to who ever would like one. We will be giving away some really nice guns, no 870 and 10/22's at our dinner. Jason (209)769-8059 call for more info.
 


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