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Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE)

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Program Information

Program Overview

The SHARE Program is designed to improve public access to private or landlocked public land. Participating landowners will be compensated with monetary payment and liability protection for providing access to or through their land for recreational use and enjoyment of wildlife. SHARE is funded with SHARE Access Permit Application fees.

Recreational users can contribute to the success of the SHARE Program by obeying all CDFW regulations, as well as demonstrating courteous, legal, and ethical behavior.

General Drawing Info

  • A non-refundable $11.62 application fee will be charged for each hunt choice.
  • Hunters may only apply once for each available hunt date for each area, duplicate entries for the same hunt area and date will be disqualified.
  • Permits are issued by a random draw.

Applications

SHARE permit drawing applications can be purchased:

Online Hunt application Instructions

To apply for a SHARE Access Permit go to the License Sales and Service website and follow these instructions:

  1. Log in
  2. Click "Purchase License"
  3. Click "2018 Hunting" (under menu on the left side)
  4. Scroll down to "Drawings" -- SHARE hunts are here
  5. Click "Add to Cart" -- this will give you a choice of SHARE properties
  6. Click on a property -- this will give you a calendar of dates that are available
  7. Select each date you want to apply for (each selection will cost $11.62)
  8. Check out

Drawing Results

General SHARE Hunts:

  • Draws are performed 16 days before each hunt.
  • Successful applicants will be contacted by phone once the draw has been completed.
  • Successful applicants will receive their SHARE Access Permit by email or postal mail.
  • Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified.
  • Applicants can look up their drawing results online four days after the application deadline.

SHARE Elk Hunts:

  • Applications go on sale the second week in June.
  • Draws are performed the third week in July.
  • Applicants can look up their drawing results online four days after the application deadline.
  • Successful applicants will be able to download their hunt information from their ALDS profile.
  • Unsuccessful applicants will not be notified.

Landowner Enrollment Form

General Hunts

River Ridge Ranch - Tulare County New Property

Sierra Valley Preserve - Plumas County New Property

Hart Ranch - Tulare County New Property

Dye Creek - Tehama County New Property

Harrington Farms - Santa Barbara County D13 Deer Hunts - New Property

Rush Ranch Wild Pig Hunts - Solano County

East Park Wild Pig Hunts - Colusa County

Merced Wildlife Area - Merced County

Jones Ranch - Santa Barbara County

Sleepy Creek Ranch - Santa Barbara County

Scott River Ranch - Siskiyou County B6 Deer Hunts

Elk Hunts

Please click on each property for property specific information.

Hunt Name Tags 2018 Season Dates
link opens in new windowCopher Ranch (PDF)
Antlerless
2 9/15 - 10/15
Bull
1 8/18 - 9/30
link opens in new windowDel Norte North Side (PDF)
Antlerless - Period 1
3 10/13 - 10/19
Antlerless - Period 2
3 10/27 - 11/2
Antlerless - Period 3
3 11/10 - 11/16
Antlerless - Period 4
2 12/8 - 12/14
Bull
1 12/8 - 12/14
link opens in new windowDel Norte South Side (PDF)
Antlerless - Period 1
2 10/6 - 10/12
Antlerless - Period 2
2 10/20 - 10/26
Antlerless - Period 3
2 11/3 - 11/9
Antlerless - Period 4
1 11/17 - 11/23
Antlerless - Period 5
1 12/1 - 12/7
Antlerless Period 6
1 12/15 - 11/21
Bull Period 1
1 11/17 - 11/23
Bull Period 2
1 12/1 - 12/7
Bull Period 6
1 12/15 - 12/21
link opens in new windowEast Park Reservoir - Muzzleloader Only (PDF)
Antlerless
1 10/8 - 10/11
Bull
1 10/1 - 10/4
link opens in new windowHolzhauser Ranch (PDF) (5 days of Hunt access)
Antlerless
1 09/18 - 10/31
Bull
1 9/18 - 10/31
link opens in new windowKeegan Ranch (PDF)
Antlerless
1 11/10 - 11/14
Bull
1 10/27 - 10/31
link opens in new windowMagruder Ranch (PDF) (5 days of Hunt access)
Antlerless
2 9/15 - 10/31
Bull
1 8/15 - 9/15
link opens in new windowSibley Ranch (PDF) (5 days of Hunt access)
Antlerless - Apprentice Only
2 9/1 - 10/31
Bull
1 8/15 - 9/15
link opens in new windowSylva Ranch SHARE (PDF) (5 days of Hunt access)
Antlerless
1 9/21 - 10/31
Bull
1 9/21 - 10/31
link opens in new windowSmith River PLM - Antlerless (PDF) 5 10/1 - 10/7
link opens in new windowStover Ranch PLM - Antlerless Apprentice Only (PDF) 1 10/1 - 10/31
link opens in new windowWiggins Ranch PLM - Antlerless Apprentice Only (PDF) 1 10/1 - 10/31


Wildlife Branch - Game Management
1812 9th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 445-0411


Contact

For more information about the SHARE Program, email Victoria Barr, SHARE Program Coordinator, Victoria.Barr@wildlife.ca.gov.