California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Table 15. Summary of 1998/1999 Deer Hunting Seasons.

Zone or Hunt Number Zone Hunt Name Zone of Hunt Number of Days in the Season Season Start Date Season End Date 1998/1999 Proposed Tag Quota 1998/1999 Final Tag Quota Deer Herd(s) Hunt Type Valid Method Type Additional Comments
Section 360 (a) A, B, C, and D Zone Hunts
A A Zone General Season A 44 08-Aug-98 - 20-Sep-98   65,000   Buck General  
B Zones Zones B-1 through B-6 B1-B6   See individual zones   55,500   Buck General  
B-1 B-1 Zone General Season B-1 37 19-Sep-98 - 25-Oct-98 N/A N/A   Buck General Season shortened 7 days
B-2 B-2 Zone General Season B-2 37 19-Sep-98 - 25-Oct-98 N/A N/A   Buck General Season shortened 7 days
B-3 B-3 Zone General Season B-3 37 19-Sep-98 - 25-Oct-98 N/A N/A   Buck General Season shortened 7 days
B-4 B-4 Zone General Season B-4 37 22-Aug-98 - 27-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck General  
B-5 B-5 Zone General Season B-5 37 19-Sep-98 - 25-Oct-98 N/A N/A   Buck General Season shortened 7 days
B-6 B-6 Zone General Season B-6 37 19-Sep-98 - 25-Oct-98 N/A N/A   Buck General Season shortened 7 days
C Zones Zones C-1 through C-4 C1-C4   See individual zones   12,000   Buck General  
C-1 C-1 Zone General Season C-1 30 19-Sep-98 - 18-Oct-98 N/A N/A   Buck General Season shortened 7 days
C-2 C-2 Zone General Season C-2 37 19-Sep-98 - 25-Oct-98 N/A N/A   Buck General  
C-3 C-3 Zone General Season C-3 37 19-Sep-98 - 25-Oct-98 N/A N/A   Buck General  
C-4 C-4 Zone General Season C-4 16 19-Sep-98 - 04-Oct-98 N/A N/A   Buck General  
D-3 D-3 Zone General Season D-3 37 26-Sep-98 - 01-Nov-98   10,400   Buck General  
D-4 D-4 Zone General Season D-4 37 26-Sep-98 - 01-Nov-98   3,400   Buck General  
D-5 D-5 Zone General Season D-5 44 19-Sep-98 - 01-Nov-98   19,500   Buck General  
D-6 D-6 Zone General Season D-6 44 19-Sep-98 - 01-Nov-98   10,000   Buck General  
D-7 D-7 Zone General Season D-7 44 19-Sep-98 - 01-Nov-98   9,000   Buck General  
D-8 D-8 Zone General Season D-8 30 26-Sep-98 - 25-Oct-98   8,000   Buck General  
D-9 D-9 Zone General Season D-9 30 26-Sep-98 - 25-Oct-98   2,000   Buck General  
D-10 D-10 Zone General Season D-10 30 26-Sep-98 - 25-Oct-98   700   Buck General  
D-11 D-11 Zone General Season D-11 30 10-Oct-98 - 08-Nov-98   5,500   Buck General Tag Valid in D-11, D-13 and D-15
D-12 D-12 Zone General Season D-12 23 07-Nov-98 - 29-Nov-98   950   Buck General  
D-13 D-13 Zone General Season D-13 30 10-Oct-98 - 08-Nov-98   4,000   Buck General Tag Valid in D-11, D-13 and D-15
D-14 D-14 Zone General Season D-14 30 10-Oct-98 - 08-Nov-98   3,000   Buck General  
D-15 D-15 Zone General Season D-15 30 10-Oct-98 - 08-Nov-98   1,500   Buck General Season change/Tag Valid in D-11, D-13 and D-15
D-16 D-16 Zone General Season D-16 30 24-Oct-98 - 22-Nov-98   3,000   Buck General  
D-17 D-17 Zone General Season D-17 23 10-Oct-98 - 01-Nov-98   500   Buck General  
D-19 D-19 Zone General Season D-19 30 03-Oct-98 - 01-Nov-98   1,500   Buck General  
Section 360 (b) X Zone Hunts
X-1 X-1 Zone General Season X-1 16 19-Sep-98 - 04-Oct-98   3,000   Buck General  
X-2 X-2 Zone General Season X-2 16 03-Oct-98 - 18-Oct-98   200   Buck General  
X-3a X-3a Zone General Season X-3a 16 03-Oct-98 - 18-Oct-98   450   Buck General  
X-3b X-3b Zone General Season X-3b 16 03-Oct-98 - 18-Oct-98   1,200   Buck General  
X-4 X-4 Zone General Season X-4 16 03-Oct-98 - 18-Oct-98   700   Buck General  
X-5a X-5a Zone General Season X-5a 16 03-Oct-98 - 18-Oct-98   225   Buck General  
X-5b X-5b Zone General Season X-5b 16 03-Oct-98 - 18-Oct-98   550   Buck General  
X-6a X-6a Zone General Season X-6a 16 03-Oct-98 - 18-Oct-98   540   Buck General  
X-6b X-6b Zone General Season X-6b 16 03-Oct-98 - 18-Oct-98   500   Buck General  
X-7a X-7a Zone General Season X-7a 16 19-Sep-98 - 04-Oct-98   328   Buck General  
X-7b X-7b Zone General Season X-7b 16 19-Sep-98 - 04-Oct-98   80   Buck General  
X-8 X-8 Zone General Season X-8 16 26-Sep-98 - 11-Oct-98   480   Buck General  
X-9a X-9a Zone General Season X-9a 24 19-Sep-98 - 12-Oct-98   850   Buck General  
X-9b X-9b Zone General Season X-9b 24 19-Sep-98 - 12-Oct-98   300   Buck General  
X-9c X-9c Zone General Season X-9c 23 17-Oct-98 - 08-Nov-98   850   Buck General  
X-10 P1 X-10 Zone General Season Period 1 X-10 16 26-Sep-98 - 11-Oct-98   400   Buck General  
X-10 P2 X-10 Zone General Season Period 2 X-10 16 17-Oct-98 - 01-Nov-98   300   Buck General  
X-12 X-12 Zone General Season X-12 24 19-Sep-98 - 12-Oct-98   620   Buck General  
Section 360 (c) Additional Hunts
G-1 Late Season Buck Hunt for Zone C-4 C-4 9 17-Oct-98 - 25-Oct-98 500-5000 4000   Buck General Season shortened 7 days.
G-3 Goodale Buck Hunt X-9b 16 05-Dec-98 - 20-Dec-98 25-50 25   Buck General  
G-6 Kern River Deer Herd Buck Hunt D-8 9 05-Dec-98 - 13-Dec-98 25-75 50   Buck General  
G-7 Beale Either-Sex Deer Hunt D-3 51 12-Sep-98 - 01-Nov-98 20 Military Only 20 Military Only Motherlode Either-Sex General  
G-8 Fort Hunter Liggett Antlerless Deer Hunt A 23 17-Oct-98 - 08-Nov-98 50 Military/50 Public 50 Military/50 Public Santa Lucia Antlerless General Season moved/Weekends and Holidays Only
G-9 Camp Roberts Antlerless Deer Hunt A 8 31-Aug-98 - 07-Sep-98 15 Military/15Public 15 Military/15Public Adelaida Antlerless General  
G-10 Camp Pendleton Either-Sex Deer Hunt D-15 65 03-Oct-98 - 06-Dec-98 400 Military/80 Public 400 Military/80 Public Santa Ana Mtns. Either-Sex General  
G-11 Vandenberg Antlerless Deer Hunt A 28 31-Aug-98 - 27-Sep-98 200 Military Only 200 Military Only Santa Barbara/Ventura Antlerless General  
G-12 Gray Lodge Shotgun Either-Sex Deer Hunt D-3 9 19-Sep-98 - 27-Sep-98 15-30 30 Motherlode Either-Sex Shotgun Only  
G-13 San Diego Antlerless Deer Hunt D-16 16 24-Oct-98 - 08-Nov-98 15-300 300 San Diego Antlerless General  
G-19 Sutter-Yuba Wildlife Areas Either-Sex Deer Hunt D-4 100 26-Sep-98 - 03-Jan-99 10-30 25 Motherlode Either-Sex General  
G-21 Ventana Wilderness Buck Hunt A 23 14-Nov-98 - 06-Dec-98 25-100 50   Buck General  
G-26 East Tehama Either-Sex Deer Hunt C-4 12 21-Oct-98 - 01-Nov-98 15-75 25 East Tehama/Motherlode Either-Sex General  
G-37 Anderson Flat Buck Hunt D-6 9 28-Nov-98 - 06-Dec-98 25-100 25   Buck General  
M-3 Doyle Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt X-6b 9 21-Nov-98 - 29-Nov-98 15-50 50   Buck Muzzleloading Rifle  
M-4 Horse Lake Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt X-5a 9 24-Oct-98 - 01-Nov-98 15-50 15   Buck Muzzleloading Rifle  
M-5 East Lassen Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt X-5b 9 24-Oct-98 - 01-Nov-98 15-50 40   Buck Muzzleloading Rifle  
M-6 San Diego Muzzleloading Rifle Either-Sex Deer Hunt D-16 9 16-Jan-99 - 24-Jan-99 10-100 80 San Diego Either-Sex Muzzleloading Rifle  
M-7 Ventura Muzzleloading Rifle Either-Sex Deer Hunt D-13 16 28-Nov-98 - 13-Dec-98 50-300 150 Santa Barbara/Ventura Either-Sex Muzzleloading Rifle Boundary Change
M-8 Bass Hill Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt X-6a 9 24-Oct-98 - 01-Nov-98 20-75 20   Buck Muzzleloading Rifle  
M-9 Devil's Garden Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt X-2 16 24-Oct-98 - 08-Nov-98 20-100 20   Buck Muzzleloading Rifle  
M-11 Northwestern California Muzzleloading Rifle Buck Hunt B-1 16 14-Nov-98 - 29-Nov-98 20-50 20   Buck Muzzleloading Rifle  
MA-1 San Luis Obispo Muzzleloading Rifle/Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt A 16 28-Nov-98 - 13-Dec-98 50-300 150 Adelaida/Pozo Either-Sex Muzz. Rifle/Archery  
MA-3 Santa Barbara Muzzleloading Rifle/Archery Buck Hunt A 16 28-Nov-98 - 13-Dec-98 50-200 100   Buck Muzz. Rifle/Archery Method Change/Old M-1
J-1 Lake Sonoma Junior Either-Sex Deer Hunt A 2 07-Nov-98 - 08-Nov-98 15-30 25 Santa Rosa Either-Sex General  
J-3 Tehama Wildlife Area Junior Buck Hunt C-4 2 28-Nov-98 - 29-Nov-98 15-30 15   Buck General  
J-4 Shasta-Trinity Junior Buck Hunt B-2 9 28-Nov-98 - 06-Dec-98 15-50 15   Buck General  
J-7 Carson River Junior Either-Sex Deer Hunt X-8 9 17-Oct-98 - 25-Oct-98 10-40 20 Carson River Either-Sex General Condition Change/No Mandatory Orientation
J-8 Daugherty Hill Wildlife Area Junior Either-Sex Deer Hunt D-3 23 19-Dec-98 - 10-Jan-99 5-20 12 Mooretown Either-Sex General Season lengthened 7 days.
J-9 Little Dry Creek Junior Either-Sex Deer Hunt D-3 9 19-Sep-98 - 27-Sep-98 5-20 5 Motherlode Either-Sex General New Hunt
J-10 Fort Hunter Liggett Junior Either-Sex Deer Hunt A 9 03-Oct-98 - 11-Oct-98 20-80(50/50Mil/Pub) 20 Military/20 Public Santa Lucia Either-Sex General New Hunt/Weekends Only
J-11 San Bernardino Junior Either-Sex Deer Hunt D-14 9 21-Nov-98 - 29-Nov-98 20-100 40 San Bernardino Either-Sex General New Hunt
J-12 Round Valley Junior Buck Hunt X-9a 16 05-Dec-98 - 20-Dec-98   10   Buck General New Hunt
Section 360 (d) Fund-Raising License Tags
Golden Opportunity Tag   State N/A 11-Jul-98 - 31-Jan-99   5   Buck General Valid Statewide
Open Zone Tag   Zone/Hunt N/A 11-Jul-98 - 31-Jan-99   5   Buck General Limited to valid Zones or Hunts
Section 361 (a) Archery Hunting With General Deer Zone Tags
A A Zone Archery Season A 23 11-Jul-98 - 02-Aug-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
B-1 B-1 Zone Archery Season B-1 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
B-2 B-2 Zone Archery Season B-2 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
B-3 B-3 Zone Archery Season B-3 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
B-4 B-4 Zone Archery Season B-4 23 25-Jul-98 - 16-Aug-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
B-5 B-5 Zone Archery Season B-5 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
B-6 B-6 Zone Archery Season B-6 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
C-2 C-2 Zone Archery Season C-2 23 08-Aug-98 - 30-Aug-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
C-3 C-3 Zone Archery Season C-3 23 08-Aug-98 - 30-Aug-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-3 D-3 Zone Archery Season D-3 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-4 D-4 Zone Archery Season D-4 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-5 D-5 Zone Archery Season D-5 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-6 D-6 Zone Archery Season D-6 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-7 D-7 Zone Archery Season D-7 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-8 D-8 Zone Archery Season D-8 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-9 D-9 Zone Archery Season D-9 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-10 D-10 Zone Archery Season D-10 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-11 D-11 Zone Archery Season D-11 23 05-Sep-98 - 27-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery Tag Valid in D-11, D-13 and D-15
D-12 D-12 Zone Archery Season D-12 23 03-Oct-98 - 25-Oct-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-13 D-13 Zone Archery Season D-13 23 05-Sep-98 - 27-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery Season change/Tag Valid in D-11, D-13 and D-15
D-14 D-14 Zone Archery Season D-14 23 05-Sep-98 - 27-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-15 D-15 Zone Archery Season D-15 23 05-Sep-98 - 27-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery Season change/Tag Valid in D-11, D-13 and D-15
D-16 D-16 Zone Archery Season D-16 23 05-Sep-98 - 27-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-17 D-17 Zone Archery Season D-17 23 05-Sep-98 - 27-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
D-19 D-19 Zone Archery Season D-19 23 05-Sep-98 - 27-Sep-98 N/A N/A   Buck Archery  
Section 361 (b) Archery Hunting With Area-specific Archery Tags
A-1 Zone C-1 Archery (Hunt Number A-1) C-1 16 15-Aug-98 - 30-Aug-98 25-1000 500   Buck Archery  
A-2 Zone C-4 Archery (Hunt Number A-2) C-4 16 29-Aug-98 - 13-Sep-98 100-5000 1500   Buck Archery Season moved 2 weeks later
A-3 Zone X-1 Archery (Hunt Number A-3) X-1 16 15-Aug-98 - 30-Aug-98 100-2000 300   Buck Archery  
A-4 Zone X-2 Archery (Hunt Number A-4) X-2 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 25-200 70   Buck Archery  
A-5 Zone X-3a Archery (Hunt Number A-5) X-3a 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 50-300 50   Buck Archery  
A-6 Zone X-3b Archery (Hunt Number A-6) X-3b 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 50-400 290   Buck Archery  
A-7 Zone X-4 Archery (Hunt Number A-7) X-4 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 50-400 200   Buck Archery  
A-8 Zone X-5a Archery (Hunt Number A-8) X-5a 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 15-100 80   Buck Archery  
A-9 Zone X-5b Archery (Hunt Number A-9) X-5b 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 15-100 25   Buck Archery  
A-10 Zone X-5c Archery (Hunt Number A-10) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A   Buck Archery Deleted/Combined with Hunt A-7 (Zone X-4)
A-11 Zone X-6a Archery (Hunt Number A-11) X-6a 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 50-300 100   Buck Archery  
A-12 Zone X-6b Archery (Hunt Number A-12) X-6b 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 25-200 200   Buck Archery  
A-13 Zone X-7a Archery (Hunt Number A-13) X-7a 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 25-200 50   Buck Archery  
A-14 Zone X-7b Archery (Hunt Number A-14) X-7b 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 15-100 17   Buck Archery  
A-15 Zone X-8 Archery (Hunt Number A-15) X-8 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 50-300 150   Buck Archery Season moved 1 week later
A-16 Zone X-9a Archery (Hunt Number A-16) X-9a 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 50-750 350   Buck Archery  
A-17 Zone X-9b Archery (Hunt Number A-17) X-9b 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 50-600 300   Buck Archery  
A-18 Zone X-9c Archery (Hunt Number A-18) X-9c 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 50-750 500   Buck Archery  
A-19 Zone X-10 Archery (Hunt Number A-19) X-10 16 15-Aug-98 - 30-Aug-98 25-150 120   Buck Archery  
A-20 Zone X-12 Archery (Hunt Number A-20) X12 23 15-Aug-98 - 06-Sep-98 50-750 120   Buck Archery  
A-21 Anderson Flat Archery Buck Hunt (Hunt Number A-21) D-6 16 14-Nov-98 - 29-Nov-98 25-100 25   Buck Archery  
A-22 San Diego Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Hunt Number A-22) D-16 44 05-Sep-98 - 18-Oct-98 100-1000 1000 San Diego Either-Sex Archery Split Season
" " D-16 N/A 05-Dec-98 - 31-Jan-99 " " " Either-Sex Archery Split Season
A-23 Los Angeles Archery Antlerless Deer Hunt (Hunt Number A-23) D-11 N/A 26-Sep-98 - 31-Jan-99 100-2000 1500 Santa Ana Mtns. Antlerless Archery  
A-24 Monterey Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt A 30 10-Oct-98 - 08-Nov-98 25-75 100 San Benito/Santa Lucia Either-Sex Archery New Hunt
A-25 Lake Sonoma Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Hunt Number A-25) A 24 03-Oct-98 - 26-Oct-98 20-75 25 Santa Rosa Either-Sex Archery Weekends and Monday Only
A-26 Bass Hill Archery Buck Hunt (Hunt Number A-26) X-6a 23 21-Nov-98 - 13-Dec-98 25-75 35   Buck Archery  
A-27 Devil's Garden Archery Buck Hunt (Hunt Number A-27) X-2 16 24-Oct-98 - 08-Nov-98 20-75 20   Buck Archery  
A-30 Covelo Archery Buck Hunt (Hunt Number A-30) B-1 16 14-Nov-98 - 29-Nov-98 20-50 25   Buck Archery Season lengthened 7 days
A-31 Los Angeles Archery Either-Sex Deer Hunt (Hunt Number A-31) D-11 N/A 26-Sep-98 - 31-Jan-99 50-1000 500 Santa Ana Mtns. Either-Sex Archery New Hunt
Section 361 (c) Archery Hunting with Archery Only Tags
AO-1 Archery Only Tag 1 See Various Various (Zone Dependant) N/A N/A   Buck Archery Valid in Zones A, B1-6, C-2, C-3,
AO-2 Archery Only Tag 2 Comments Various Various (Zone Dependant) N/A N/A   Buck Archery D3-19 & Hunt G-10 (E-Sex)