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Hunter Education Program

In a continued effort to reduce firearm accidents, the State of California requires all first time resident hunters, regardless of age, to complete hunter education training or pass a comprehensive equivalency test before purchasing a hunting license. In collaboration with volunteer instructors, CDFW provides for hunter education throughout the state.

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Hunter Education Program
1416 Ninth Street, Room 1326
Sacramento CA 95814
(916) 653-1235


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