Eden Landing Ecological Reserve

On this page, you’ll find a summary of rules, regulations, and procedures for hunting waterfowl, including general information about the refuge, maps, and regulatory text for the Eden Landing Ecological Reserve.

General Info

  • Authorized activities:
  1. Waterfowl hunting: goose & duck
  2. Fishing: commercial bait fishing and sport fishing are allowed; common species include___
  • CDFW symbols: the Reserve webpage reflects the following activities:  NONE
  • City: Hayward
  • County: Alameda County
  • Eden Landing Ecological Reserve hunt mapLocation: see our Google map
  • Phone: (415) 454-8050
  • Region: 3. Bay Delta
  • Size: ___
  • Waterfowl Zone: Balance of State WF Zone
  • Website: https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Lands/Places-to-Visit/Eden-Landing-ER

Waterfowl Hunting

  • Access: by foot, bicycles and/or nonmotorized boat__???
  • Eden Landing Ecological Reserve bikes bicyclesBicycles: ONLY on designated trails
  • Dogs: during waterfowl season, you can have dogs but only on designated hunting areas. You do not have to use a leash if they are under control by voice command
  • Entry/Exit: ONLY on designated trails except by written permission or by posted notice of the regional manager
  • Waterfowl hunting map for the Eden Landing ecological reserve in California.Hunt Map 2013-14
  • Hunting area: ONLY in specific areas designated by the CDFW
  • Hunting days: as posted by management (2013-2014)
  • Shooting hours hours: ONLY at such times designated by the CDFW
  • Hunt maps: pic. below
  • Waterfowl hunting: Waterfowl allowed, but only at such times and in the specific areas designated by the department [14 CCR § 630(d)(16)]

Fishing and Other

  • Commercial bait fishing:
  1. Brine shrimp: at such times and in specific areas as designated by the department.
  2. Area: ONLY in specific areas designated by the CDFW
  3. Hours: ONLY at such times designated by the CDFW
  • Horses: ONLY on designated trails
  • Regulations: general State  fishing regulations apply
  • Sport Fishing: allowed
  1. Access: from boats and from shore
  2. Area: ONLY in specific areas designated by the CDFW
  3. Hours:ONLY at such times designated by the CDFW
  • Walking: ONLY on designated trails

State Regulations

In accordance with general State hunting regulations (link to our summary of the migratory bird treaty act, general rules for ecological reserves, and State seasons and limits) [ref. 14 CCR 502]

Eden Landing Ecological Reserve, Alameda County.

(A) No person shall enter this reserve except on designated trails without written permission or by posted notice of the regional manager.

(B) No person shall walk, ride horses or bicycles, except on designated trails.

(C) Dogs are restricted to designated trails and designated hunting areas during the waterfowl season. In designated hunting areas, dogs may be off leash only for hunting during waterfowl season and must be under voice control at all times.

(D) Waterfowl hunting shall be permitted, but only at such times and in specific areas as designated by the department. Waterfowl shall be taken in accordance with the general waterfowl regulations.

(E) Fishing shall be permitted from boats and from shore, but only at such times and in specific areas as designated by the department.

(F) Notwithstanding the provisions of section (a)(2), commercial bait fishing for brine shrimp may occur only at such times and in specific areas as designated by the department.

(G) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (a)(1), (2), (3), (5), (6), (8), (10), (12) and (20), the department may issue permits to conduct biological research or monitoring compatible with the primary purposes of the reserve.

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