California dove hunting is just around the corner. Do plan to hunt one of the special dove hunting areas this year? Well, then the time is now to get your applications in to hunt these special use areas. The season begins September 1st, 2018 and also requires the use of non-lead ammunition. There is a non-refundable $2.42 application fee and duplicate apps will be disqualified. You can find the entire article from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife here and the instructions for the application here.