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Deer Hunting Seasons

Approved 2022 Deer Seasons by Zone

Table: Approved 2021 deer seasons for A zone, B1-B6 zones, C1-C4 zones, D3-D19 zones, and X1-X12 zones. This table has been formatted to meet current ADA requirements.

Notes:

(a) B-zone, C-zone and D3-5-zone tags are issued for use in any of a group of zones. For these tags, figures provided for Tag Quota are totals for each group of zones.

View 2021 California Deer Hunt Zone.

ZoneAdditional Zone Tag Validity InfoApproved Archery Season DatesApproved General Season DatesTag Quota
A (South Unit 110 and North Unit 160)n/a7/9/2022 - 7/31/20228/13/2022 - 9/25/202265,000
B-1B Zone Tags are Valid during the Archery or General Season in Any B Zone8/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/17/2022 - 10/23/202235,000
(a)
B-2B Zone Tags are Valid during the Archery or
General Season in Any B Zone
8/20/2022- 9/11/20229/17/2022 - 10/23/202235,000
(a)
B-3B Zone Tags are Valid during the Archery or General Season in Any B Zone8/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/17/2022 - 10/23/202235,000
(a)
B-4B Zone Tags are Valid during the Archery or
General Season in Any B Zone
7/20/2022 - 8/14/20229/27/2022 - 10/2/202235,000
(a)
B-5B Zone Tags are Valid during the Archery or General Season in Any B Zone8/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/17/2022 - 10/23/202235,000
(a)
B-6B Zone Tags are Valid during the Archery or General Season in Any B Zone8/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/17/2022 - 10/16/202235,000
(a)
C-1C Zone Tags are Valid during the General
Season Only in Any C Zone
For Archery Deer
Seasons in the C Zones See Hunt A-1
9/17/2022 - 10/16/20228,150
(a)
C-2C Zone Tags are Valid during the General Season Only in Any C ZoneFor Archery Deer Seasons in the C Zones See Hunt A-19/17/2022 - 10/23/20228,150
(a)
C-3C Zone Tags are Valid during the General
Season Only in Any C Zone
For Archery Deer
Seasons in the C Zones See Hunt A-1
9/17/2022 - 10/23/20228,150
(a)
C-4C Zone Tags are Valid during the General Season Only in Any C ZoneFor Archery Deer Seasons in the C Zones See Hunt A-19/17/2022- 03-Oct-218,150
(a)
D-3D3-5 Tags are Valid during the Archery or General Season in Zones D-3, D-4 or D-58/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/24/2022 - 31-Oct-2133,000
(a)
D-4D3-5 Tags are Valid during the Archery or General Season in Zones D-3, D-4 or D-58/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/24/2022 - 31-Oct-2133,000
(a)
D-5D3-5 Tags are Valid during the Archery or
General Season in Zones D-3, D-4 or D-5
8/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/24/2022 - 31-Oct-2133,000
(a)
D-6n/a8/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/17/2022 - 31-Oct-2110,000
D-7n/a8/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/17/2022 - 31-Oct-219,000
D-8n/a8/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/24/2022 - 10/23/20228,000
D-9n/a8/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/24/2022 - 10/23/20222,000
D-10n/a8/20/2022 - 9/11/20229/24/2022 - 10/23/2022700
D-11Also Valid in Zones D-13 and D-159/3/2022 - 9/25/202210/8/2022 - 11/6/20225,500
D-12n/a10/1/2022 - 10/23/202211/5/2022 - 11/27/2022950
D-13Also Valid in Zones in D-11 and D-159/3/2022 - 9/25/202210/8/2022 - 11/6/20224,000
D-14n/a9/3/2022 - 9/25/202210/8/2022- 11/6/20223,000
D-15Also Valid in Zones D-11 and D-139/3/2022 - 9/25/202210/8/2022 - 11/6/20221,500
D-16n/a9/3/2022 - 9/25/202210/22/2022 - 11/20/20223,000
D-17n/a9/3/2022 - 9/25/202210/8/2022 - 10/30/2022500
D-19n/a9/3/2022 - 9/25/202210/1/2022 - 10/30/20221,500
X-1 (General Season Only)n/aFor Archery in Zone X-1 See Hunt A-310/1/2022 - 10/16/2022760
X-2 (General Season Only)n/aFor Archery in Zone X-2 See Hunt A-410/1/2022 - 10/16/2022190
X-3a (General Season Only)n/aFor Archery in Zone X-3a See Hunt A-510/1/2022 - 110/16/2022355
X-3b (General Season Only)n/aFor Archery in Zone X-3b See Hunt A-610/1/2022 - 10/16/2022500
X-4 (General Season
Only)
n/aFor Archery in Zone X-4
See Hunt A-7
10/1/2022 - 10/16/2022480
X-5a (General Season Only)n/aFor Archery in Zone X-5a See Hunt A-810/1/2022 - 10/16/202275
X-5b (General Season
Only)
n/aFor Archery in Zone X-5b
See Hunt A-9
10/1/2022 - 10/16/202250
X-6a (General Season
Only)
n/aFor Archery in Zone X-6a
See Hunt A-11
10/1/2022 - 10/16/2022330
X-6b (General Season
Only)
n/aFor Archery in Zone X-6b
See Hunt A-12
10/1/2022 - 10/16/2022310
X-7a (General Season
Only)
n/aFor Archery in Zone X-7a
See Hunt A-13
10/1/2022 - 10/16/2022230
X-7b (General Season
Only)
n/aFor Archery in Zone X-7b
See Hunt A-14
10/1/2022 - 10/16/2022135
X-8 (General Season
Only)
n/aFor Archery in Zone X-8
See Hunt A-15
9/24/2022 - 10/9/2022210
X-9a (General Season
Only)
n/aFor Archery in Zone X-9a
See Hunt A-16
9/17/2022 - 10/10/2022270
X-9b (General Season Only)n/aFor Archery in Zone X-9b See Hunt A-179/17/2022 - 10/10/2022230
X-9c (General Season Only)n/aFor Archery in Zone X-9c See Hunt A-1810/15/2022 - 11/6/2022325
X-10 (General Season
Only)
n/aFor Archery in Zone X-10
See Hunt A-19
9/24/2022 - 10/9/2022400
X-12 (General Season
Only)
n/aFor Archery in Zone X-12
See Hunt A-20
9/17/2022 - 10/10/2022350

Approved 2021 Deer Seasons- Area-Specific Archery Hunts

Table: Approved 2021 deer season for Hunts A1-A33 and Hunt AO. This table has been formatted to meet current ADA requirements.

Notes:

(a) Hunt A1 tags are issued for use in C zones. For these tags, figures provided for Tag Quota are for the C zone as a group.
(b) Hunt A22 tags are issued for use in split seasons. For these tags, figures provided for Tag Quota are for Hunt A22 as a group.

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Hunt NumberHunt Title/DescriptionApproved Season DatesTag Quota
A-1C Zones Archery Only Hunt (Zone C-1 Season)8/20/2022 - 9/4/20221,945 (a)
A-1C Zones Archery Only Hunt (Zone C-2 Season)8/20/2022 - 9/11/20221,945 (a)
A-1C Zones Archery Only Hunt (Zone C-3 Season)8/20/2022- 9/11/20221,945 (a)
A-1C Zones Archery Only Hunt (Zone C-4 Season)8/20/2022 - 9/4/20221,945 (a)
A-3Zone X-1 Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/2022100
A-4Zone X-2 Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/202210
A-5Zone X-3a Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/202240
A-6Zone X-3b Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/202270
A-7Zone X-4 Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/2022120
A-8Zone X-5a Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/202210
A-9Zone X-5b Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/20225
A-11Zone X-6a Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/202250
A-12Zone X-6b Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/202290
A-13Zone X-7a Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/202245
A-14Zone X-7b Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/202225
A-15Zone X-8 Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/202240
A-16Zone X-9a Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/202230
A-17Zone X-9b Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/2022210
A-18Zone X-9c Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/2022350
A-19Zone X-10 Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/4/2022100
A-20Zone X-12 Archery Hunt8/20/2022 - 9/11/202240
A-21Anderson Flat Archery Buck Hunt11/12/2022- 11/25/202225
A-22San Diego Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Split
season)
9/3/2022 - 10/16/20221,000 (b)
A-22San Diego Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Split
season)
11/19/2022 - 12/31/20221,000 (b)
A-24Monterey Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt10/8/2022 - 11/6/2022100
A-25Lake Sonoma Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt10/1/2022 - 10/24/202235
A-26Bass Hill Archery Buck Hunt11/19/2022 - 12/11/202230
A-27Devil's Garden Archery Buck Hunt10/22/2022- 11/6/202210
A-30Covelo Archery Buck Hunt11/12/2022 - 11/27/202240
A-31Los Angeles Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt9/24/2022 - 12/31/20221,000
A-32Ventura/Los Angeles Late Season Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt11/12/2022 - 12/4/2022250
A-33Fort Hunter Liggett Late Season Archery Either- Sex Deer Hunt10/1/2022 - 11/11/202250
AOArchery Only TagValid during the archery and general seasons 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

Approved 2021 Deer Seasons - Additional Hunts

Table: Approved 2021 deer seasons for Hunts G1-G39, Hunts M3-M11, Hunt MA1, Hunt MA3 zone, and Hunts J1-J21. This table has been formatted to meet current ADA requirements.

View 2021 California Deer Hunt Zone.

Hunt NumberHunt TitleApproved Season DatesTag Quota
G-1Late Season Buck Hunt for Zone C-410/22/2022 - 10/30/20222,710
G-3Goodale Buck Hunt12/3/2022 - 12/18/202225
G-6Kern River Deer Herd Buck Hunt12/3/2022 - 12/11/202250
G-7Beale Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Military Only)8/20/2022 - 11/06/202220 Military Only
G-8Fort Hunter Liggett Antlerless Deer Hunt (Military and Public)Oct 1, 2, 8, 9, 10/202220
G-10Camp Pendleton Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Military Only; Hunt Day Restrictions)9/3/2022 - 12/4/2022250 Military Only
G-12Gray Lodge Shotgun Either-Sex Deer Hunt9/17/2022 - 9/25/202230
G-13San Diego Antlerless Deer Hunt10/22/2022 - 11/13/2022300
G-19Sutter-Yuba Wildlife Areas Either-Sex Deer Hunt9/24/2022 - 12/31/202225
G-21Ventana Wilderness Buck Hunt11/12/2022- 12/4/202225
G-37Anderson Flat Buck Hunt11/26/2022 - 12/4/202225
G-38X-10 Late Season Buck Hunt10/15/2022 - 10/30/2022300
G-39Round Valley Late Season Buck Hunt10/22/2022 - 11/6/20222
M-3Doyle Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt11/19/2022- 11/27/202220
M-4Horse Lake Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt10/22/2022 - 10/30/202210
M-5East Lassen Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt10/22/2022 - 10/30/20225
M-6San Diego Muzzleloading Rifle Either-Sex Deer Hunt12/17/2022 - 12/31/202280
M-7Ventura Muzzleloading Rifle Either-Sex Deer Hunt11/26/2022 - 12/11/2022150
M-8Bass Hill Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt10/22/2022 - 10/30/202220
M-9Devil's Garden Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt10/22/2022 - 1/6/202215
M-11Northwestern California Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt11/12/2022 - 11/27/202220
MA-1San Luis Obispo Muzzleloading Rifle/Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt11/26/2022 - 12/11/2022150
MA-3Santa Barbara Muzzleloading Rifle/Archery Buck Hunt11/26/2022 – 12/11/2022150
J-1Lake Sonoma Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt11/5/2022 - 11/6/202225
J-3Tehama Wildlife Area Apprentice Buck Hunt11/26/2022 - 11/27/202215
J-4Shasta-Trinity Apprentice Buck Hunt11/26/2022 - 12/04/202215
J-8Daugherty Hill Wildlife Area Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt12/3/2022 - 12/31/202215
J-9Little Dry Creek Apprentice Shotgun Either-Sex Deer Hunt9/17/2022 - 9/25/20225
J-10Fort Hunter Liggett Apprentice Either-Sex Deer HuntOct 1, 2, 8, 9, 10/202230
J-11San Bernardino Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt11/19/2022 - 11/27/202240
J-12Round Valley Apprentice Buck Hunt12/3/2022- 12/18/202210
J-13Los Angeles Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt11/20/2022 - 11/27/202240
J-14Riverside Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt11/20/2022 - 11/27/202230
J-15Anderson Flat Apprentice Buck Hunt11/26/2022 - 12/4/202210
J-16Bucks Mountain/Nevada City Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt9/24/2022 - 10/30/202275
J-17Blue Canyon Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt9/24/2022 - 10/30/202225
J-18Pacific/Grizzly Flat Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt9/24/2022 - 10/30/202275
J-19Zone X-7a Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt10/1/2022 - 10/16/202225
J-20Zone X-7b Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt10/1/2022 - 10/16/202220
J-21East Tehama Apprentice Either-Sex Deer Hunt9/17/2022 - 10/30/202250