2002 Joice Island Pig Hunt
The California Department of Fish and Game will be holding a limited-entry, permit-only pig hunt to control a small population of wild pigs on the Joice Island Unit of Grizzly Island Wildlife Area in Solano County. Joice Island consists of thick cattails, tules, some brush and standing water. The first weekend of this hunting opportunity has been reserved for junior hunters. One-day pig hunt permits will be issued by drawing only for the following weekend days:

Junior Hunters (12 & over with Jr. License)
- February 2 and 3, 2002
General (Adults & Juniors may apply)
- February 9, 10, 16, and 17, 2002, March 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, and 17, 2002

Two hunters will be drawn for each of the 12 hunt days, for a total of 24 hunters. The drawing for the 24 permits will be held on January 18, 2002.

Permits with maps and additional information will be mailed to successful applicants. A permit holder may bring one non-hunting partner. Hunters may use dogs for this hunt.

Note: Only shotguns using slugs will be allowed for this hunt.

How to Apply for a Permit:
Send a standard U.S. Postal Service postcard (available at local post offices) to the following address:

Joice Island Pig Hunt
2548 Grizzly Island Road
Suisun, CA 94585

Include the following information on the postcard:
• Hunter Name
• Valid Hunting License #
• Address
• City, State, Zip
• Telephone Number

Make sure to choose only one hunt date
(Junior hunters must also provide name of adult chaperon.)

Application cards must be received by close of business, Thursday, January 17, 2002. Each hunter may apply only one time and for only one date.

Applications will be accepted for parties of up to two hunters, but the card must contain all information for both hunters. Incomplete cards and multiple entries will not be accepted. There is no fee to apply.

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