Vandenberg AFB offers hunter's access to approximately 80K square acres of hunting land, 7 days a week (Mission operations determines closures.)
Portions of hunting area B1 temporarily closed for hunting, wildlife trapping and baiting
BIG GAME HUNTERS: are required to wear orange during the Vandenberg AFB Deer seasons. Orange broken up by camouflage is acceptable. EXCEPTION: Archery hunters hunting in designated archery areas.
Hunters are required to display a completed Outdoor Locator Card on their vehicle dashboard, seen clearly visible through the windshield. These cards are available at the Conservation Law Enforcement Office.
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Hunting area maps are available at the Conservation Law Enforcement Office.
Tag: A-Zone Buck, Forked Horn or Better: early archery season: begins 8 July 2017, ends 30 July 2017. General season: begins 12 August 2017, ends 24 September 2017
Tag: G-11 Either Sex: begins 28 August 2017, ends 1 October 2017
Limit: 1 per tag
Hunters are required to bring that portion of the skull that determines proof of sex with appropriate deer tag attached to the Conservation Law Enforcement Office during regular buisness hours to have their deer tags countersigned. Office hours are from 0900-1000 and 1500-1600 hours, 7 days a week. If you are leaving town, contact Base Defense Operation Center/BDOC at 805-606-3911, tell them you are a hunter and you need a Conservation Officer to return to the Check Station to have your deer tag countersigned.
General season begins 1 July 2017 ends 28 January 2018, Falconry season begins 29 January 2018 and ends March 18, 2018. Daily Bag Limit is: 5 Possession is: 10
JACKRABBIT: open all year no limit
FALL: NOV 11- DEC 10 2017 Daily Bag Limit: 1 either sex Possession Limit: 2 per season
SPRING: GENERAL MAR 31 - MAY 6, 2018 Daily Bag Limit: 1 bearded Possession: 3 per season combined
ARCHERY MAY 7 - MAY 20, 2018 Daily Bag Limit: 1 bearded Possession: 3 per seasson combined
Oct 21, 2017 - Jan 28, 2018 Daily Bag Limit: 10 Possession: triple bag limit
1 SEP 2017 - 15 SEP 2017
11 NOV 2017 - 25 DEC 2017
Daily Bag Limit: 15, up to 10 in which may be white-winged dove Possession: triple the daily bag limit
16 Dec 2017 - 24 Dec 2017 Daily Bag Limit: 2 Possession: triple the daily bag limit