California

State-Specific Information

  • If you are applying in California, you must purchase a $163.65 nonrefundable hunting license each year.
  • California has a modified preference point system in place. You will attain one preference point for every year you apply and are unsuccessful.
  • For a nonresident to apply in California, he or she must submit proof of having completed a hunter safety course, or possess a current or previous hunting license from another state or province.
  • You must be at least 12 years of age to apply for a Desert bighorn tag in California.

  • TAGS Application Deadline: May 23, 2018
  • State Deadline: June 2, 2018

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Outfitter #681
Starting At - $30,000

The Tule elk is a subspecies of elk found only in California, and for those wishing to harvest each species of North American elk or for those pursuing all 29 species ...

Trip Details
  • California Species
  • State Tag Fee
  • Total Due to WTA TAGS to Apply
    • Desert Bighorn
    • $1511.75
    • $63.13
    • Elk
    • $1,364.90
    • $63.13
    • Mule Deer
    • $331.85
    • Blacktail Deer
    • $331.85
    • Antelope
    • $459.80
    • $63.13