Northern California Deer & Bear Hunting

Please see Pack Trips for rates for Spot and Dunnage Trips during hunting season.

Hunting Seasons (B-2 Zone)

Bow Season opens the 3rd Saturday in August for DEER and BEAR for 23 consecutive days.

Rifle Season opens the 3rd Saturday in September for 37 consecutive days. Deer and Bear run concurrently with bear season lasting till 1700 bears are tagged. The most bears are tagged in Trinity County.

Note: If you do not like to rough it, daily hunting parties can be arranged from the ranch.
OUT OF STATE HUNTERS …Please refer to the website:

TRUCKING: Trucking to some trail heads is extra. A charge of $4.50 per mile will be assessed. A packing form will be sent upon inquiry, please fill out and return with deposit. Deposit required is 50% of total.

For safety reasons, all trips will have a minimum of two packers – one packer for every three horses.

Non-Resident’s Hunters Fees & Forms:
1) Bring a Hunter Safety certificate with you from your state or country (international).

Non-resident license fee:
Please call California Department of Fish and Game. See website above

Deer Tag:
Please Call California Department of Fish and Game.

New fees come out every May 1st

For current rates call our local California Fish and Game Department at (530) 225-2852, the Redding office or your local Fish and Game office in your city. Long Beach, California, is our area headquarters for district 5.