Vandenberg AFB offers hunter's access to approximately 80K square acres of hunting land, 7 days a week (Mission operations determines closures.)
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: 13 July 2019 - 4 August 2019; General: 10 August 2019 - 22 September 2019
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 head 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 2018 ends 27 Jan 2019, Falconry season begins 28 Jan 2019 and ends March 17, 2019. Daily Bag Limit is: 5 Possession is: 10
JACKRABBIT: open all year no limit updated: 21 July 2018
FALL: Nov 10 2018 - Dec 9, 2018 Daily Bag Limit: 1 either sex Possession Limit: 2 per season
SPRING: GENERAL Mar 30, 2019 - May 5, 2019 Daily Bag Limit: 1 bearded Possession: 3 per season combined
ARCHERY May 6, 2019 - May 19, 2019 Daily Bag Limit: 1 bearded Possession: 3 per seasson combined
Oct 20, 2017 - Jan 27, 2018 Daily Bag Limit: 10 Possession: triple bag limit updated: 21 july 2018
Mourning Dove & White Wing Dove
1 SEP 2018 - 15 SEP 2018 & 10 Nov - 24 Dec 2018 Daily Bag Limit: 15, up to 10 in which may be white-winged dove Possession: triple the daily bag limit updated: 21 July 2018
Spotted Dove & Ring Turtle Dove
1 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018 & 10 Nov 2018 - 24 Dec 2018 Daily Bag Limit: no limit Possession: no limit updated 21 July 2018
year around Daily Bag Limit: no limit Possesion: no limit updated 21 July 2018
15 Dec 2018 - 23 Dec 20178 Daily Bag Limit: 2 Possession: triple the daily bag limit updated: 21 July 2018
1 DEC 2018 - 4 APR 2019 Daily Bag Limit: 24 Possession: double the bag limit updated: 21 July 2018