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2019 Desert Bighorn Sheep Hunts

Hunt Code Hunt Name 2018 Applicants/Tags 2018 Hunter Success (%) 2019 Tag Quota 2019 Hunt Dates Information
599 Point Only Enter this hunt code to earn a point only. To earn a point, applications must be submitted before midnight on June 2, 2019.
501 Zone 1 - Marble/Clipper Mountains 2,799/4 100 5 Dec. 7 - Feb. 2 Vehicle access limited to designated routes.
502 Zone 2 - Kelso Peak/Old Dad Mountains No Hunt 100 0 No tags issued Vehicle access limited to designated routes.
503 Zone 3 - Clark/Kingston Mountain Ranges 1,078/2 100 4 Dec. 7 - Feb. 2 Vehicle access limited to designated routes.
504 Zone 4 - Orocopia Mountains 1,027/1 100 1 Dec. 7 - Feb. 2 Vehicle access limited to designated routes.
505 Zone 5 - San Gorgonio Wilderness 1,545/2 100 0 No tags issued Access extremely difficult. Travel by horseback recommended. Access fees may be required on private land.
506 Zone 6 - Sheep Hole Mountains No Hunt 0 0 No tags issued Extremely rugged terrain. Vehicle access very limited.
507 Zone 7 - White Mountains 1,945/3 67 6 Aug. 17 - Sep. 22 Extremely rugged terrain at very high elevations. Altitude sickness has affected previous hunters. Physical condition should be above average. Vehicle access limited to none (760) 872-6585.
508 Zone 8 - South Bristol Mountains 874/1 100 2 Dec. 7 - Feb. 2 Vehicle access limited to designated routes.
509 Zone 9 - Cady Mountains 2,172/4 100 2 Dec. 7 - Feb. 2 Vehicle access limited to designated routes.
510 Zone 10 - Newberry, Rodman and Ord Mountains NEW NEW 6 Dec. 7 - Feb. 2 Vehicle access limited to designated routes.

Map of Bighorn Sheep Hunt Zones

Map of bighorn sheep hunt zones.

Hunting Regulations

Mammal Hunting

Regulations for taking big and small game mammals, furbearers and nongame

 

Mammal Regulations cover - open web page in new window

link opens in new tab or window2018-19 Mammal Hunting Regulations
includes regulations for

  • hunting small and big game mammals
  • trapping furbearers (fox, badger, beaver and raccoon, etc.)
  • hunting nongame animals (bobcat, coyote, weasel, etc.)

Effective July 2018

 

Hunting Licenses and Tags



Wildlife Branch - Game Management
1812 9th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 445-0411


Bighorn Sheep

Announcements

News for Bighorn Sheep Hunting in 2019
The Fish and Game Commission has adopted regulations for a new bighorn sheep hunt zone in San Bernardino County. Hunters may apply for the Newberry, Rodman and Ord Hunt Zone starting May 16, 2019.

A fund-raising tag has been reallocated from the Old Dad and Kelso Peak Hunt Zone to the Cady Mountains Hunt Zone. Hunters may apply for the random draw fund-raising tag beginning May 16, 2019.