On this page, you’ll find general seasons for ducks, scaup, and geese in the Southern San Joaquin Valley Waterfowl Zone Map (pictured right). You’ll also find a list of California Public Hunting Areas located within this zone.
Southern San Joaquin Valley Waterfowl Zone Map
The general seasons for ducks and geese open on October 22, 2016. Scaup season, however, is delayed until November 5. All three seasons close on January 29. For late season hunts and other methods (e.g. archery and falconry), see our pages for ducks and geese or use our calendar. On those pages, you’ll also find bag limits, hunting methods, hunting tips, blogs, and much more. For other zones and special management areas, see our page for other waterfowl zones.
Public Hunting Areas
In this Section, we have a list of public hunting areas in the Southern San Joaquin Waterfowl Zone Map. For more hunting opportunities, see our summaries for Public Hunting and Hunting Private Land. You might also want to see them on our custom map.
National Wildlife Refuges
There’s at least one refuge located within the Southern San Joaquin Valley Waterfowl Zone Map. Follow the link(s) to our summary of local rules and procedures for each refuge. There, you’ll find basic info about the refuge like contacts, website, and hours. You’ll also find any relevant info about passes, permits, lotteries, camping, boats, bicycles, shells, etc.. You’ll also find refuge maps, hunting tips, and a blog.