Quick Answer: How Old Do You Have To Be To Go Hunting In California??

11 years old may register for hunter education.

License required if under the age of 16 years old and hunting with a licensed hunter 18 years old.

Anyone born after Jan.

1, 1972 must successfully complete a hunter education course.

Can you hunt in California?

Hunting in California can be conducted in pursuit of deer, waterfowl, pheasants, bears, pigs, and small mammals. Areas are specific to the type of hunting, and there are many great spots for hunting deer and fowl in California.

What age can you go hunting by yourself?

Hunting Big-game alone

Age to hunt big-game alone Number of States
12 years of age 8
14 years of age 6
15 years of age 4
16 years of age 18

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How much is a hunting license in California?

License Items and Fees

Hunting Licenses Fee
Resident Hunting License $47.01
Nonresident Hunting License $164.16
Junior Hunting License $12.45
One-Day Nonresident Hunting License $22.42

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What is the best time to get in the woods for deer hunting?

Noon – The period between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm sees a mass exodus of hunters from tree stands and the woods in general. Keep to your stand until around 1:00 and you can get a shot a deer that most people will miss.

What can I hunt in California?

Public Land: Hunting and Fishing in California

  • Bighorn Mountain Wilderness.
  • Plumas National Forest.
  • Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
  • Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Modoc National Forest National.
  • Crocker Meadows Wildlife Area.
  • Los Padres National Forest.
  • Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge.

What hunting season opens today?

Select the species name for more dates and details.
April 27 and April 28, 2019 Youth turkey-hunting weekend
May 1 – May 31 Spring gobbler season (wild turkey)
Starts September 1 Black bear/dates vary for method and WMU
September – January Waterfowl/dates vary by species and zone

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