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Feature Article: 2019-20 CA Hunting Calendar

2019-20 CA Hunt Calendar

BY BILL KARR/WON Staff WriterPublished: Aug 23, 2019

Western Outdoor News provides this California Hunting Calendar, 2018-2019, as a service to our readers. Hunters should check the Department of Fish and Wildlife regulations before hunting and confirm all dates and information.

SEPTEMBER 2019


Sept. 1: Opening day of mourning dove and white-winged dove season statewide, with 15 daily limit of which no more than 10 may be white-winged doves. Possession is triple the daily bag.

Sept. 7: Opening archery deer season in Zones D11, D13-D19.

Sept. 8: Closing archery deer season Zones B1-B3, B5, B6, D3-10.

Sept. 10: Archery-only quail, chukar and sooty (blue)/ruffed grouse seasons close.

Sept. 14: Opening day of Zone Q1 mountain quail only season. Ten per day, triple in possession after first two days of season. Opening day blue grouse and ruffed grouse seasons, daily bag of 2, triple in possession after first 2 days. Opening day of whitetailed ptarmigan season with 2 per day 2 per season.

Sept. 15: Closing day of first half of dove season.

Sept. 21: Opening of general deer season Zones B1-B3, B5, B6, C1-C4, D6, D7, X9a, X9b and X12. Opening day of band-tailed pigeon season north zone, 2 per day, triple that in possession after first 2 days.

Sept. 22: Closing general deer season Zone A (South Unit 110 and North Unit 160). Closing of white-tailed ptarmigan season.

Sept. 28: Opening general deer season Zones D3-D5, D8-D10, X8 and X10. Opening day of Zone Q2 all quail season.

Sept. 28: Early goose season for large Canada geese only in the Balance of State Zone, limit is 10 per day, triple in possession.

Sept. 29: Closing general deer season Zone B4. Closing archery deer season Zones D11, D13-D19. Closing day of band-tailed pigeon season north zone.


OCTOBER 2019


Oct. 2: Closing day of early large Canada goose season in the Balance of State Zone.

Oct. 5: Opening day waterfowl season Northeastern Zone, 7 duck limit, triple daily possession after first 2 days, 7 mallards okay but no more than 2 females, 1 pintail, 2 canvasback, 2 redheads, 3 scaup. Canada geese, white geese and specks open, 30 per day, may include 20 whites, 10 dark but no more than 2 large Canada geese. Possession is triple daily limit.

Oct. 5: Opening archery deer season Zone D12. Opening general deer season Zones D19 and X1-X7b.

Oct. 12: Opening general deer season Zones D11, D13-D15 and D17. Opening day of archery only pheasant season, 2 per day for first two days of season, 3 pheasant afterward. Not more than 1 female pheasant daily. Opening day general black bear season Zones X1-X7b.

Oct. 13: Closing general deer season Zones X8 and X10.

Oct. 14: Closing general deer season Zones X9a, X9b and X12. Closing of blue grouse and ruffed grouse season.

Oct. 18: Closing mountain quail only season Zone Q1.

Oct. 18: Opening of duck and goose season in the Colorado Zone with 7 ducks per day, 7 mallards okay but no more than 2 females or Mexican-like ducks, 1 pintail, 2 canvasback, 2 redheads, 3 scaup. Scaup season opens Nov. 2. Goose limit is 24 per day, up to 20 white geese, up to 4 dark geese. Possession is triple daily bag after first 2 days.

Oct. 19: Opening day of general deer season Zone X9c. Opening day of Zones Q1 and Q3 all quail seasons with 10 per day limit, and opening state­wide of chukar season, 6 per day, triple in possession after first 2 days. Opening day of statewide general snipe season, 8 per day, triple that in possession after the first 2 days.

Oct. 19: Opening day duck and goose season in Balance of State Zone, 7 ducks a day which may include 7 mallards but nor more than 2 females, 1 pintail, 2 canvasback, 2 redheads, 3 scaup. Scaup season opens Nov. 7. Goose regular season limit is 30 per day which may include 20 white geese, 10 dark geese. Possession limit is triple the daily bag.

Oct. 19: Opening day duck and goose season Southern San Joaquin Valley Zone and Southern California Zone, 7 ducks per day, 7 mallards okay but no more than 2 females, 1 pintail, 2 canvasback, 2 redheads, 3 scaup. Possession is triple after first 2 days. Goose Limit for Southern San Joaquin Valley is 30 per day which may include 20 white geese, 10 dark geese. Goose limit for Southern California is 23 per day which may include 20 white geese, 3 dark geese. Possession triple the daily bag after first two days.

Oct. 20: Closing general deer season Zones B6 and C1, X1-X7b.

Oct. 26: Opening general deer season Zone D16.

Oct. 27: Closing archery deer season Zones D12. Closing general deer season Zones B1-B3, B5, C2, C3 and D8-D10.


NOVEMBER 2019


Nov. 2: Opening general deer season Zones D12.

Nov. 3: Closing general deer season Zones D3-D7, D17 and D19.

Nov. 3: Closing of archery only pheasant season first half.

Nov. 9: Opening day of general statewide pheasant season with 2 males per day first 2 days of season, then 3 males per day. Opening day of wild turkey fall season with 1 either sex per day and 2 per season. Opening day of second half of mourning dove and white-winged dove season statewide, with 15 daily limit of which no more than 10 may be white-winged doves. Possession is triple the daily bag.

Nov. 10: Closing of general deer season Zones D11, D13-D15 and X9c.

Nov. 24: Closing of general deer season Zone D16.


DECEMBER 2019


Dec. 1: Closing day of first half of white goose and speck season northeastern zone.

Dec. 8: Closing day of wild turkey fall season.

Dec. 21: Opening day of band-tailed pigeon season south zone, 2 per day, triple that in possession after first two days.

Dec. 22: Closing day of statewide general pheasant season.

Dec. 23: Closing day of second half of dove season.

Dec. 23: Opening of second half of archery only pheasant season. Two pheasants per day first 2 days of season, 3 pheasants per day after the first two days. Not more than 1 female pheasant per day.

Dec. 29: Closing day of band-tailed pigeon season southern zone. Closing of black bear season statewide unless the quota of 1,700 bears is reached, in which case the season sill close early.


JANUARY 2020


Jan. 4: Opening second half of white goose and speck season northeastern zone.

Jan. 12: Closing of regular Canada goose season northeastern Zone.

Jan. 17: Closing day duck season Northeastern Zone, closing day of second half of white goose and speck season northeastern zone.

Jan. 19: Closing day of second half of archery only pheasant season.

Jan. 26: Closing day of Zones Q1, Q2 and Q3 all quail seasons, closing of chukar season.

Jan. 26: Closing day of duck and goose season in the Colorado River Zone, and Balance of State Zone.

Jan. 31: Closing day of duck and goose season Southern San Joaquin Valley Zone and Southern California Zone.


FEBRUARY 2020


Feb. 2: Closing day of state­wide general snipe season.

Feb. 7: Opening day of late goose season northeastern zone for white geese and specks.

Feb. 8: Opening day of late goose season for white geese and specks in the Balance of State Zone, limit 30 per day which may include 20 white geese and 10 dark geese.

Feb. 12: Closing day of late goose season for white geese and specks in Balance of State Zone.

Feb. 29: Closing of seasons for falconry-only pheasant, quail, chukar, ptarmigan and sooty (blue) grouse/ruffed grouse seasons open.


MARCH 2020


March 10: Closing day of late goose season for white geese and specks in northeastern zone.

March 28: Opening of spring general wild turkey season, one bearded turkey per day, 3 per season.


MAY 2020


May 3: Closing of spring wild turkey season.




Western Outdoor News provides this California Hunting Calendar, 2018-2019, as a service to our readers. Hunters should check the Department of Fish and Wildlife regulations before hunting and confirm all dates and information.

JUNE 2018


June 16: SHARE ACCESS PERMITS ON SALE: Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) access permits on sale for fall elk hunts. 48 SHARE elk tags available during 32 elk hunts. Also deer, bear and upland game hunts. A $10.75 non-refundable application fee (plus handling fees) will be charged for each hunt choice. For more information, please visit www.wildlife.ca.gov/hunting/share.


JULY 2018


July 1: BRUSH, COTTONTAIL AND PIGMY RABBITS AND VARYING HARE (SNOWSHOE) RABBIT SEASON opens statewide except for certain areas. Check DFW website http://www.eregulations.com/california; five per day, 10 in possession.

July 1: JACK RABBITS, BLACK-TAILED AND WHITE-TAILED: General season and area. The general season shall be open statewide all year.Bag and Possession Limit: No limit.

July 14: OPENING ARCHERY DEER SEASON A Zone South 110 and North Unit 160. Check website: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline.


July 28: OPENING ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone B-4. Check website: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline.


AUGUST 2018


Aug. 5: CLOSING ARCHERY DEER SEASON A Zone South Unit 110 and North Unit 160. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline .


Aug. 9: CLOSING ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zones B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, D3 through D10. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline .


Aug. 11: GENERAL DEER SEASON A Zone South Unit 110 and North Unit 160 open. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Aug. 15: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zones B-1, B-2, B-3, B-5, B-6 open. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zones B-1, B-2, B-3, B-5, B-6 open. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zones C-1 through C-4 (Hunt Number A-1) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-1 (Hunt Number A-3) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-2 (Hunt Number A-4) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-3a (Hunt Number A-5) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-3b (Hunt Number A-6) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-4 (Hunt Number A-7) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-5a (Hunt Number A-8) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-5b (Hunt Number A-9) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-6a (Hunt Number A-11) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-6b (Hunt Number A-12) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-7a (Hunt Number A-13) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-7b (Hunt Number A-14) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-8 (Hunt Number A-15) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-9a (Hunt Number A-16) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline .


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-9b (Hunt Number A-17) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-9c (Hunt Number A-18) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-10 (Hunt Number A-19) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone X-12 (Hunt Number A-20) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Aug. 18: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zones D3 through D10 open. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Aug. 19: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zone B-4 closes. Check website: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Aug. 25: GENERAL DEER SEASON opens Zone B-4. Check website: https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Aug. 27: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Vandenberg Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Military, DOD, and as approved by the Base Commander) opens. Hunt G-11. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


SEPTEMBER 2018


Sept. 1: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Zone A-22 San Diego Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Split Season) opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 1: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zones C-1 closes. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 1: DEER SEASON Zone D-11 opens. (Also Valid in Zones D-13 and D-15). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 1: DEER SEASON Zone D-13 opens. (Also Valid in Zones D-11 and D-15). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 1: ARCHERY DEER SEASON Zones D-15, D-16, D-17, D-19 open. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 1: DOVE SEASON opens statewide. Mourning Dove and White-winged Dove. Daily Bag Limit: 15, up to 10 of which may be white-winged doves. Possession Limit: Triple the daily bag. Check website: https//www.wildlife.ca.gov/hunting/Upland-Game-Birds. Eurasian Doves may be hunted any time of year with no limit. Check website: www.fgc.ca.gov/regulations/current/waterfowlregs.aspx


Sept. 1: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Camp Pendleton Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Military Only, Hunt Day Restrictions) opens. Hunt G-10. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Sept. 1: SPECIFIC ARCHERY DEER HUNTS opens San Diego Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Split Season), Hunt A-22. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 2: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTSEASON closes Zone C-1 Season, Hunt A-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 2: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTSEASON closes Zone C-4 Season, Hunt A-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 2: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTSEASON closes Zone X-10 Season, Hunt A-19. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: ARCHERY SEASON closes Zones B-1, B-2, B-3, B-5, B-6. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone C-2, Hunt A-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone C-3, Hunt A-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-1, Hunt A-3. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-2, Hunt A-4. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-3a, Hunt A-5. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline

Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-3b, Hunt A-6. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-4, Hunt A-7. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes zone X-5a, Hunt A-8. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-5b, Hunt A-9. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-6a, Hunt A-11. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-6b, Hunt A-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-7a, Hunt A-13. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-7b, Hunt A-14. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-8, Hunt A-15. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-9a, Hunt A-16. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-9b, Hunt A-17. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-9c, Hunt A-18. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNT SEASON closes Zone X-12, Hunt A-20. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 9: ARCHERY DEER SEASON closes Zones D-3, D-4, D-5, D-6, D-7, D-8, D-9, D-10. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 15: GENERAL DEER SEASON opens Zones B-1, B-2, B-3, B-5, B-6, C-1, C-2, C-3, C-4, D-6, D-7. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 15: GENERAL DEER SEASON opens Zone 9a. For Archery in Zone X-9a, see Hunt A-16. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 15: GENERAL DEER SEASON opens Zone 9b. For Archery in Zone X-9b, see Hunt A-17. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 15: GENERAL DEER SEASON opens Zone X-12. For Archery in Zone X-12, see Hunt A-20. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 15: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Gray Lodge Shotgun Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt G-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline .


Sept. 15: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Little Dry Creek Apprentice Shotgun Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-9. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Sept. 15: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS East Tehama Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-21. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Sept. 15: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Little Dry Creek Apprentice Shotgun Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-9. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Sept. 22: SPECIFIC ARCHERY DEER HUNT opens Zone A-31. Los Angeles Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 22: GENERAL DEER SEASON opens Zone X-8. For Archery in Zone X-8, see Hunt A-15. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 22: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone D-3, D-4, D-5, D-8, D-9, D-10 open. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 22: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Beale Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Military Only) opens. Hunt G-7. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Sept. 22: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Sutter-Yuba Wildlife Areas Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt G-19. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Sept. 22: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Bucks Mountain/Nevada City Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-16. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Sept. 22: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Blue Canyon Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-17. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Sept. 22: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Pacific/Grizzly Flat Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-18. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Sept. 22: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Los Angeles Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt A-31. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Sept. 23: GENERAL DEER SEASON A Zone South Unit 110 and North Unit 160 closes. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 23: ARCHERY DEER SEASON D-11, D-13, D-14, D-15, D-16, D-17, D-19 Zones close. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 23: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Gray Lodge Shotgun Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt G-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Sept. 23: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Little Dry Creek Apprentice Shotgun Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-9. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Sept. 23: DEER SEASON Zone D-11 closes. (Also Valid in Zones D-13 and D-15). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 29: GENERAL DEER SEASON opens Zone X-10. For Archery in Zone X-10, see Hunt A-19. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Sept. 30: GENERAL DEER SEASON closes Zones B-4, C-4. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


OCTOBER 2018


Oct. 6: ARCHERY DEER SEASON opens Zone D-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone D-19 opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline .


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-1 opens. For Archery in Zone X-1, see Hunt A-3. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-2 opens. For Archery in Zone X-2, see Hunt A-4. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-3a opens. For Archery in Zone X-3a, see Hunt A-5. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-3b opens. For Archery in Zone X-3b, see Hunt A-6. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-4 opens. For Archery in Zone X-4, see Hunt A-7. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-5a opens. For Archery in Zone X-5a, see Hunt A-8. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-5b opens. For Archery in Zone X-5b, see Hunt A-9. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-6a opens. For Archery in Zone X-6a, see Hunt A-11. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-6b opens. For Archery in Zone X-6b, see Hunt A-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-7a opens. For Archery in Zone X-7a, see Hunt A-13). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-7b opens. For Archery in Zone X-7b, see Hunt A-14. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 6: SPECIFIC ARCHERY DEER HUNTS Lake Sonoma Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt A-25. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 6: SPECIFIC DEER HUNTS Monterey Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt A-24. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 6: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Zone X-7a Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-19. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 6: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Zone X-7b Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-20. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 6: SPECIFIC ARCHERY DEER HUNTS Fort Hunter Liggett Late Season Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt A-33. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Oct. 6: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Lake Sonoma Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt A-25. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Oct. 6: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Fort Hunter Liggett Late Season Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt A-33. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Oct. 6-7-8, 13-14: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Fort Hunter Liggett Antlerless Deer Hunt (Military and Public). Hunt G-8. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 6-7-8, 13-14: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Fort Hunter Liggett Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt. Hunt J-10. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 7: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-8 (for Archery in X-8, see Hunt A-15). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 8: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-9a (for Archery in X-9a, see Hunt A-16). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 8: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-9b (for Archery in X-9b, see Hunt A-17). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 8: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-12 (for Archery in X-12, see Hunt A-20). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 8: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-9a. For Archery in Zone X-9a, see Hunt A-16. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 13: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-9b. For Archery in Zone X-9b, see Hunt A-17. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 13: GENERAL DEER SEASON opens Zone D-11. (Also Valid in Zones D-13 and D-15). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 13: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone D-13 opens (Also valid in Zones D-11 and D-15). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 13: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone D-14 opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 13: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone D-15 opens (Also valid in Zones D-11 and D-13). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 13: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone D-17 opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 13: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Monterey Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt A-24. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Oct. 14: GENERAL DEER SEASON closes Zone B-6. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 14: DEER SEASON opens Zone D-11. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 14: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone C-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 14: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-10. For Archery in Zone X-10, see Hunt A-19. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 14: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS San Diego Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes (Split season). Hunt A-22. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Oct. 20: DEER SEASON opens Zone X-9c. For Archery in Zone X-9c, see Hunt A-18. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 20:ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS X-10 Late Season Buck Hunt opens. Hunt G-38. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone B-1, B-2, B-3, B-5. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zones C-2, C-3. For Archery Deer Seasons in the C Zones, See Hunt A-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone D-8, D-9, D-10. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-1. For Archery in Zone X-1, see Hunt A-3. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-2. For Archery in Zone X-2, see Hunt A-4. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-3a. For Archery in Zone X-3a, see Hunt A-5. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-3b. For Archery in Zone X-3b, see Hunt A-6. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-4. For Archery in Zone X-4, see Hunt A-7. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-5a. For Archery in Zone X-5a, see Hunt A-8. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-5b. For Archery in Zone X-5b, see Hunt A-9. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-6a. For Archery in Zone X-6a, see Hunt A-11. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-6b. For Archery in Zone X-6a, see Hunt A-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-7a. For Archery in Zone X-7a, see Hunt A-13. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone X-7b closes. For Archery in Zone X-7b, see Hunt A-14). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 21: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Zone X-7a Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-19. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 21: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Zone X-7b Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-20 Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline .


Oct. 21: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone X-7b. For Archery in Zone X-7b, see Hunt A-14. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline .


Oct. 27: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone D-16 opens. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 27: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Late Season Buck Hunt for Zone C-4 opens. Hunt G-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 27: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS San Diego Antlerless Deer Hunt opens.Hunt G-13. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 27: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Round Valley Late Season Buck Hunt opens. Hunt G-39. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 27: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Horse Lake Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt opens. Hunt M-4. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 27: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS East Lassen Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt opens. Hunt M-5. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 27: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Bass Hill Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt opens. Hunt M-8. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 27: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Devil’s Garden Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt opens. Hunt M-9. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 27: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Devil’s Garden Archery Buck Hunt opens. Hunt A-27. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Oct. 28: ARCHERY DEER SEASON closes Zone D-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 28: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Fort Hunter Liggett Antlerless Deer Hunt (Military and Public). Hunt G-7. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 28: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Bucks Mountain/Nevada City Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-16. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 28: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Blue Canyon Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-17. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 28: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Pacific/Grizzly Flat Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-18. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 28: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS East Tehama Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-21. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 28: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone D-3, D-4, D-5, D-6, D-7. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 28: ARCHERY DEER SEASON closes Zone D-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Oct. 28: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Beale Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Military Only) closes. Hunt G-7. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 28: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Bucks Mountain/Nevada City Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-16. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 28: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Blue Canyon Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-17. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 28: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Pacific/Grizzly Flat Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-18. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Oct. 29: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Lake Sonoma Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt A-25. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


NOVEMBER 2018


Nov. 3: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) opens Zone D-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Nov. 3: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Lake Sonoma Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 4: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zones D-17, D-19 close. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Nov. 4: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Late Season Buck Hunt for Zone C-4 closes. Hunt G-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline

Nov. 4: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS X-10 Late Season Buck Hunt closes. Hunt G-38. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 4: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Horse Lake Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt closes. Hunt M-4. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 4: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS East Lassen Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt closes. Hunt M-5. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 4: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Bass Hill Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt closes. Hunt M-8. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 4: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Lake Sonoma Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 10: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Ventana Wilderness Buck Hunt opens. Hunt G-21. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 10: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Northwestern California Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt opens. Hunt M-11. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 10: ARCHERY DEER HUNTS Anderson Flat Archery Buck Hunt opens. Hunt A-21. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Nov. 10: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Covelo Archery Buck Hunt opens. Hunt A-30. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Nov. 10: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Ventura/Los Angeles Late Season Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt A-32. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Nov. 11: GENERAL DEER SEASON closes Zone D-11. (Also Valid in Zones D-13 and D-15). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Nov. 11: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone D-13 closes (also valid in Zones D-11 and D-15). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Nov. 11: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone D-14 closes. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Nov. 11: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone D-15 closes (also valid in Zones D-11 and D-13). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Nov. 11: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Round Valley Late Season Buck Hunt closes. Hunt G-39. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 11: DEER SEASON closes Zone X-9c. For Archery in Zone X-9c, see Hunt A-18). Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Nov. 11: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Devil’s Garden Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt closes. Hunt M-9. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline .


Nov. 11: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Monterey Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt A-24. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Nov. 11: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Devil’s Garden Archery Buck Hunt closes. Hunt A-27. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Nov. 12: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Fort Hunter Liggett Late Season Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt A-33. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Nov. 17: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Doyle Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt opens. Hunt M-3. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 17: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS San Bernardino Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-11. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 17: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Los Angeles Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-13. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 17: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Riverside Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-14. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 17: SPECIFIC ARCHERY DEER HUNTS San Diego Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Split Season) opens. Hunt A-22. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Nov. 17: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Bass Hill Archery Buck Hunt opens. Hunt A-26. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Nov. 18: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS San Diego Antlerless Deer Hunt closes.Hunt G-13. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 23: ARCHERY DEER HUNTS Anderson Flat Archery Buck Hunt closes. Hunt A-21. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Nov. 24: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Anderson Flat Buck Hunt opens. Hunt G-37. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 24: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Ventura Muzzleloading Rifle Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt M-7. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 24: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS San Luis Obispo Muzzleloading Rifle/Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt MA-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 24: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Santa Barbara Muzzleloading Rifle/Archery Buck Hunt opens. Hunt MA-3. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 24: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Tehama Wildlife Area Apprentice Buck Hunt opens. Hunt J-3. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 24: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Shasta-Trinity Apprentice Buck Hunt opens. Hunt J-4. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 24: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Anderson Flat Apprentice Buck Hunt opens. Hunt J-15. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 25: GENERAL DEER SEASON Zone D-16 closes. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Nov. 25: DEER SEASON (General Season Only) closes Zone D-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122279&inline


Nov. 25: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Doyle Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt closes. Hunt M-3. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 25: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Northwestern California Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt closes. Hunt M-11. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 25: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Tehama Wildlife Area Apprentice Buck Hunt closes. Hunt J-3. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 25: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS San Bernardino Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-11. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 25: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Los Angeles Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-13. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 25: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Riverside Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-14. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Nov. 25: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Covelo Archery Buck Hunt closes. Hunt A-30. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


DECEMBER 2018


Dec 1: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Goodale Buck Hunt opens. Hunt G-3. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec 1: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Kern River Deer Herd Buck Hunt opens. Hunt G-6. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 1: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Daugherty Hill Wildlife Area Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt J-8. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 1: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Round Valley Apprentice Buck Hunt opens. Hunt J-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 2: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Ventana Wilderness Buck Hunt closes. Hunt G-21. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 2: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Anderson Flat Buck Hunt closes. Hunt G-37. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 2: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Shasta-Trinity Apprentice Buck Hunt closes. Hunt J-4. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 2: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Anderson Flat Apprentice Buck Hunt closes. Hunt J-15. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 2: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Ventura/Los Angeles Late Season Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt A-32. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Dec. 9: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Kern River Deer Herd Buck Hunt closes. Hunt G-6. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 9: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Camp Pendleton Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Military Only, Hunt Day Restrictions) closes. Hunt G-10. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 9: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Ventura Muzzleloading Rifle Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt M-7. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 9: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS San Luis Obispo Muzzleloading Rifle/Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt MA-1. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 9: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Santa Barbara Muzzleloading Rifle/Archery Buck Hunt closes. Hunt MA-3. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 9: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Bass Hill Archery Buck Hunt closes. Hunt A-26. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Dec. 15: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS San Diego Muzzleloading Rifle-Either Sex Deer Hunt opens. Hunt M-6. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec 16: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Goodale Buck Hunt closes. Hunt G-3. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 16: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Round Valley Apprentice Buck Hunt closes. Hunt J-12. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 31: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Sutter-Yuba Wildlife Areas Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt G-19. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 31: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Vandenberg Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Military, DOD, and as approved by the Base Commander) closes. Hunt G-11. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 31: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS Daugherty Hill Wildlife Area Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt J-8. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 31: ADDITIONAL DEER HUNTS San Diego Muzzleloading Rifle-Either Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt M-6. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122277&inline


Dec. 31: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS San Diego Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes (Split season). Hunt A-22. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


Dec. 31: SPECIFIC ARCHERY HUNTS Los Angeles Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt closes. Hunt A-31. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline


ARCHERY ONLY TAG Valid during the archery and general sessions in the A, B and D Zones and Hunt G-10 (Archery Methods Only). NOT valid during any C or X Zone season or hunt. No quota. Hunt AO. Info at https://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=122278&inline



2018-2019 Waterfowl season dates, limits approved


VENTURA — The waterfowl season dates for the 2018-2019 season were approved at the Fish and Game Commission meeting in Ventura this week, and Bill Gaines of Gaines & Associates was there to pass on the information to Western Outdoor News.

The limit this year may contain no more than 7 mallards (only 2 hens), 2 pintail, 2 canvasbacks, 2 redheads and/or 3 scaup (during an 86-day season.


Approved 2018-2019 waterfowl season


Northeastern Zone Season:

— Regular Season: Oct. - Jan. 18 (105 days)

— Scaup: Oct. - Dec. 2 (58 days) and Dec. - Jan. 18 (28 days)


Balance of the State/Southern San Joaquin Valley/Southern California Zones:

— Regular Season: Oct. – Jan. 27 (100 days)

— Scaup: Nov. – Jan. 27 (86 days)


Colorado River Zone:

— Regular Season: Oct. – Jan. 27 (101 days)

— Scaup: Nov. – Jan. 27 (86 days)


Approved goose seasons and bag limits by zone, as follows:


Northeastern Zone Goose Seasons:

Regular Season:

— Dark Geese: Oct. – Jan. 13 (100 days)

— White Geese & Whitefronts: Oct. – Dec. 2 (58 days),

— and Jan. – Jan. 18 (14 days)

Late Season:

— White Geese & Whitefronts: Feb. - March 10 (33 days)


Northeastern Zone Goose Bag Limits:

— 30 Birds Total/Day:

— 20 White Geese

— 10 Dark Geese

— No More Than 2 Large Canada Geese

Balance of the State Zone Goose Seasons:

— Early Canada Goose Season: Sept. – Oct. 3 (5 days)

— Regular Season: Oct. 20-Jan. 27 (100 days)

— Late Season: White Geese & Whitefronts: Feb. 9-Feb. 13 (5 days)


Balance of the State Zone Goose Bag Limits:

— 30 Birds Total/Day:

— 20 White Geese

—10 Dark Geese


Southern San Joaquin and Southern California Zone Goose Season:

— Regular Season: Oct. 20 – Jan.27 (100 days)


Southern San Joaquin and Southern California Zone Goose Bag Limits:

— 30 Birds Total/Day:

— 20 White Geese

— 10 Dark Geese (Southern San Joaquin Zone)

— 3 Dark Geese (Southern California Zone)


Colorado River Zone Goose Season:

— Regular Season: Oct. 19-Jan. 27 (101 days)


Colorado River Zone Goose Bag Limits:

— 20 Birds Total/Day:

— Up to 20 White Geese

— 4 Dark Geese

Black Brant

— Northern Zone: Nov. 8-Dec. 14 (37 Days)

— Balance of the State Zone: Nov. 9-Dec. 15 (37 Days)

— 2 Birds/Day


Special Management Areas

North Coast

— Regular Season: Oct. 31-Jan. 27 (89 Days)

— Late Season: Feb. 23-March 10 (16 Days)

Klamath Basin

— Regular Season: Oct. 6-Jan. 18 (105 Days)

Sacramento Valley

— Regular Season: Oct. 20-Dec. 21 (62 Days)

Imperial Valley

— Regular Season: Nov. 3-Jan. 27 (86 Days)

— Late Season: Feb. 2-Feb. 18 (17 Days)


Youth Hunt Weekend

— Northeastern Zone: Sept. 22 and 23

— All Other Zones: Feb. 2 and 3




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