California Department of Fish and Wildlife

List of Tule Elk Hunts

Bear Valley Elk Hunt


Bishop Elk Hunt


Bishop Apprentice Elk Hunt


Bishop Muzzleloader Elk Hunt


Cache Creek Elk Hunt

Located in Lake, Colusa and Yolo counties. Elk on public and private land. Significant numbers of elk on private land where access may be restricted. Mandatory hunter orientation prior to hunt day. (707) 944-5500

David Hammer, Cache Creek, 2007 Kyle Trevino Jr., Cache Creek, 2007


Cache Creek Apprentice Elk Hunt

Located in Lake, Colusa and Yolo counties. (707) 944-5500


East Park Reservoir Elk Hunt

Located in Glenn and Colusa counties. Colusa County Ordinance prohibits firearms (including archery equipment) on East Park Reservoir property. A variance allowing use of muzzleloaders (as defined in Section 353, Title 14, CCR) has been granted. Mandatory hunter orientation prior to hunt day. (916) 445-3684.

This is a new hunt (2004), statistical data is unavailable at this time.

Jeff Neves, East Park, 2007 M. Garcia, East Park, 2006 Breck Dickinson, East Park, 2006 Ben Gordon, East Park, 2008 East Park, 2009


Fort Hunter Liggett Elk Hunt

Located in Monterey county. Tag holders must purchase hunting pass from the Base (approx. $70.00), call (831) 386-3310. Season dates and hunt areas subject to modification by Base Commander due to military training. Mandatory hunter orientation prior to each hunt. (831) 649-2870

Mark Blasingim, Fort Hunter Liggett Dennis Peterson, Fort Hunter Liggett, 2008


Fort Hunter Liggett Apprentice Elk Hunt

Located in Monterey county. (831) 649-2870


Fort Hunter Liggett Archery Elk Hunt

Located in Monterey county. (831) 649-2870


Fort Hunter Liggett Military Only Hunts

Located in Monterey county. (831) 649-2870


Fort Hunter Liggett Muzzleloader Elk Hunt

Located in Monterey county. (831) 649-2870


Grizzly Island Elk Hunt

Located in Solano County. Hunt CDFW land only. Hunters strongly encouraged to bring one non-hunting companion for assistance. Mandatory hunter orientation prior to hunt day. (707) 425-3828 or (707) 944-5500


Grizzly Island Apprentice Elk Hunt

Located in Solano County. (707) 425-3828 or (707) 944-5500


Independence Elk Hunt


Independence Muzzleloader


La Panza Elk Hunt

Located in portion of Fresno, Kern, Kings, Monterey, San Benito, and San Luis Obispo Counties. Elk are found on public and private property. Some restrictions apply to portions of the public property, please call for details. Mandatory hunter orientation prior to each hunt. (805) 528-8670

La Panza, 2009


La Panza Apprentice Elk Hunt

Located in portion of Fresno, Kern, Kings, Monterey, San Benito, and San Luis Obispo Counties. (805) 528-8670


Lake Pillsbury Elk Hunt


Lone Pine Elk Hunt

Kevin Kirkendall, Lone Pine, 2007 Lone Pine, 2005


Lone Pine Archery Elk Hunt


Owens Valley Multiple Zone Archery Only Elk Hunt

Shaun Ayers, Owens Valley Archery Larry White, Owens Valley Auction, 2007 Patrick Losey, Owens Valley Auction, 2008 Cindy, Owen's Valley Archery


San Luis Reservoir Elk Hunt

Joe Wylie, San Luis Bull, 2008 Chris Hildebrandt, San Luis Reservoir, 2010


Santa Clara Elk Hunt


Tinemaha Elk Hunt

Mark Franco, Tinemaha, 2009


Tinemaha Archery Only Elk Hunt


Tinemaha Mountain Elk Hunt


West Tinemaha Elk Hunt


Whitney Elk Hunt


Whitney Archery Only Elk Hunt