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Elk Hunting

2018 Elk Hunting Seasons

Learn more in the Big Game Hunting Digest.

Hunt Code Hunt Name Tag Allocations Season Dates
408 Marble Mountains either-sex (Apprentice Hunt) 2 9/5 - 9/16
409 Northeastern California either-sex (Apprentice Hunt) 2 9/12 - 9/23
484 Cache Creek Period 1 bull (Apprentice Hunt) 1 10/13 - 10/28
464 La Panza Period 1 antlerless (Apprentice Hunt) 1 10/13 - 11/4
466 Grizzly Island Period 1 antlerless (Apprentice Hunt) 3 8/14 - 8/17
469 Grizzly Island Period 2 spike bull (Apprentice Hunt) 2 8/16 - 8/19
353 Grizzly Island Period 3 antlerless (Apprentice Hunt) 3 8/21 - 8/24
354 Grizzly Island Period 4 spike bull (Apprentice Hunt) 2 8/23 - 8/26
411 Northeastern CA Archery either-sex 10 8/29 - 9/9
422 Owens Valley Multiple Zone Archery bull 3 8/11 - 8/19
337 Lone Pine Period 1 Archery antlerless 1 9/8 - 9/23
449 Fort Hunter Liggett Archery only either-sex 3 7/28 - 8/5
450 Fort Hunter Liggett Archery only antlerless 4 11/21 - 11/29
303 Marble Mountains Muzzleloader/Archery either-sex 5 10/27 - 11/4
326 Fort Hunter Liggett Muzzleloader bull  4 12/15 - 12/30 
364  Goodale Period 1 Muzzleloader antlerless  1 9/8 - 9/23 
367 Independence Period 1 Muzzleloader bull 1 9/8 - 9/23
401 Siskiyou antlerless 20 9/5 - 9/16
300 Siskiyou bull 20 9/5 - 9/16
483  Northwestern California either-sex  9/5 - 9/27
355 Northwestern California bull 15 9/5 - 9/27
301 Marble Mountain antlerless 10 9/5 - 9/16
302 Marble Mountain bull 35 9/5 - 9/16
328 Mendocino bull 2 9/19 - 9/30
304 Northeastern CA antlerless 10 11/14 - 11/25
305 Northeastern CA bull 15 9/12 - 9/23
406 Cache Creek Period 1 bull 2 10/13 - 10/28
416 Cache Creek Period 2 antlerless 2 10/20 - 11/4
417 La Panza Period 1 antlerless 5 10/13 - 11/4
419 La Panza Period 1 bull 6 10/13 - 11/4
418 La Panza Period 2 antlerless 6 11/10 - 12/2
420 La Panza Period 2 bull 6 11/10 - 12/2
365  Goodale Period 2 antlerless 1 10/6 - 10/14 
366  Goodale Period 3 antlerless 10/20 - 10/28 
368 Independence Period 2 antlerless 1 10/6 - 10/14
369 Independence Period 2 bull 1 10/6 - 10/14
370 Independence Period 3 antlerless 1 10/20 - 10/28
371  Independence Period 3 bull  1 10/20 - 10/28 
372 Independence Period 4 antlerless  1 11/3 - 11/11 
495   Lone Pine Period 2 antlerless 1 10/6 - 10/14 
486 Lone Pine Period 2 bull 1 10/6 - 10/14
459  Lone Pine Period 3 antlerless  1 10/20 - 10/28 
496 Lone Pine Period 3 bull 1 10/20 - 10/28
346 Whitney Period 2 antlerless 1 10/6 - 10/14
433 Grizzly Island Period 1 antlerless 6 8/14 - 8/17
436 Grizzly Island Period 2 antlerless 2 8/16 - 8/19
437 Grizzly Island Period 2 spike bull 4 8/16 - 8/19
439 Grizzly Island Period 3 antlerless 6 8/21 - 8/24
442 Grizzly Island Period 4 antlerless 4 8/23 - 8/26
350 Grizzly Island Period 4 spike bull 2 8/23 - 8/26
443 Grizzly Island Period 5 antlerless 8 8/28 - 8/31
356 Grizzly Island Period 7 antlerless 8 9/4 - 9/7
357 Grizzly Island Period 8 spike bull 6 9/6 - 9/9
358 Grizzly Island Period 9 antlerless 8 9/11 - 9/14
359 Grizzly Island Period 10 bull 3 9/13 - 9/16
360 Grizzly Island Period 11 antlerless 8 9/18 - 9/21
362 Grizzly Island Period 12 bull 3 9/20 - 9/23
363 Grizzly Island Period 13 antlerless 8 9/25 - 9/28
461 East Park Reservoir bull 2 9/1 - 9/27
463 East Park Reservoir antlerless 2 9/1 - 9/27
497 San Luis Reservoir either-sex 5 10/6 - 10/28
329 Bear Valley antlerless 1 10/13 - 10/21
330 Bear Valley bull 2 10/13 - 10/21
331 Lake Pillsbury antlerless 4 9/5 - 9/14
332 Lake Pillsbury bull 2 9/24 - 10/3
- Multi-Zone Fund Raising bull 1 8/22 - 12/9
- Grizzly Island Fund Raising bull 1 8/4 - 9/2
- Owens Valley Fund Raising bull 1 7/28 - 8/26
326** Fort Hunter Liggett Muzzleloader bull 4 12/15 - 12/30
449** Fort Hunter Liggett Archery only either-sex 3 7/28 - 8/5
450** Fort Hunter Liggett Archery only antlerless 4 11/21 - 11/29
Total Tags Allocated 325

**Military-only hunts

Hunting Regulations

Mammal Hunting

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

 

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



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